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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction

When PTSD and addiction combine, they can create a “perfect storm” that destroys a person’s ability to live a normal life. Fortunately, many people have overcome these burdens. With the right treatment plan, it’s possible for anyone to take their life back.

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Top 5 Benefits of Art Therapy for Veterans

Art therapy has a long history of use in the Armed Forces. Research has proven its effectiveness time and again. That’s why it’s integral to offer this therapeutic approach as part of customized treatment plans.

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Drug Abuse in Veterans: Causes and Effects

The difficulties of serving your country in the military don’t end simply because you’re discharged. The effects of stress, trauma, injuries, and other negative outcomes can follow a person for life. This partially explains the issue America currently faces with drug abuse in veterans. But while addiction is a persistent enemy, victory in the battle is achievable.

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Top 5 Benefits of Equine Therapy for Veterans

Equine therapy has become a common approach for helping veterans who live with addiction and mental health issues. Even when used as complementary to other therapies, it’s a powerful tool in achieving normalcy.

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Educators Are Like Candles

By: Tina C., Transformations Alumna Educators are like candles – They burn themselves down to provide light for others. I know what it is like to be a student-athlete and feel less than, to be not good enough to feel like a failure; however, as a teacher and as a coach I know that my…

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Comprehensive Approaches to Eating Disorders

Tragically, few things have risen more nationwide — particularly among young girls — than challenges with body image and a fixation on appearance. These issues have manifested in various ways, including a major spike in eating disorders. While the increase in eating disorders is massive and highly problematic, there is good news: Eating disorders are eminently…

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Treatment Modalities for Individuals With a Dual Diagnosis

When someone suffers from a mental illness or substance use disorder, it can result in a much more difficult life. Individuals may need to utilize time-consuming therapy to recover and live happily. Fortunately, these treatment options are available. Unfortunately, some issues can make recovering and finding treatment more difficult. One such example? Suffering from a…

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The Unique Mental Health Burden Faced by LGBTQ+ Individuals

There is no question about it: some members of the population suffer from higher rates of mental illness than others. Tragically, this includes members of the LGBTQ+ community. Numerous studies have found that members of this population are far more likely to suffer from a slew of mental illnesses and addiction problems than the rest of the…

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PTSD and Fireworks: What To Know and How To Limit the Impact

Some say that fireworks are as American as apple pie, particularly during the 4th of July, when celebrations around the country often culminate with a large fireworks display. For most people, these fireworks are the culmination of a joyful day and add to the happiness of the holiday. Unfortunately, for others, these fireworks can represent…

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Military Sexual Trauma Treatment in Morriston, Florida

Unfortunately, military sexual trauma (MST) remains a major challenge in the armed forces. According to statistics, tens of thousands of military members were victims of some form of military sexual harassment or assault. These alarmingly high numbers show how prominent this issue is, with most current service members likely knowing someone who has experienced this trauma….

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