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trauma and substance abuse

How Trauma Can Influence Substance Abuse

Experts define trauma as a deeply disturbing experience. But if you’ve experienced trauma in your life, including sexual violence, domestic abuse, or childhood neglect, such a simple description seems underwhelming. Trauma is something that affects every area of your life. Subsequently, it may interrupt your sleep patterns or cause you to feel fear at the…

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Depression and Drug Abuse

At the Atlantic Recovery Center in Florida (one of the top South Florida treatment centers), our clients often have co-occurring issues with depression and drug abuse. Our dual diagnosis treatment program offers holistic and traditional approaches to help you overcome both disorders. Additionally, combined with our other treatment options, this gives you the best opportunity…

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Benzos and Alcohol

At Atlantic Recovery Center in Florida, we offer comprehensive addiction treatment programs for our clients. It is difficult enough to overcome one addiction. However, you may have a polysubstance use disorder with a dependency on more than one substance, such as benzos and alcohol. Learn the dangers of mixing these two drugs and how you…

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How to Fight Addiction Stigmas

Addiction stigmas are still a common problem throughout the recovery community. Sadly, these misconceptions can make a person's addiction treatment process much harder. Thankfully, more people are fighting these stigmas every day. Addiction Stigmas are Still a Major Problem Although advances in medical science have expanded the understanding of addiction and how it begins and sustains, many…

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Mental Health and Substance Abuse: The Tight Connection

Over the years, drug and rehab specialists have worked to understand the connections between mental health and substance abuse. These two concerns often form a tight-knit abuse cycle that can be hard to escape. That's why we at Atlantic Recovery Center prepared this article. Read through it to learn more about the connection between these problems and…

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