Are you a person that experienced childhood trauma and now struggle with addiction? Perhaps you feel that no one understands, so you use drugs to escape the past.\u00a0Promises Behavioral Health\u00a0offers treatment for your addiction and treatment to heal from your childhood trauma and addiction in the same caring, safe environment. Learn to understand the relationship between childhood trauma and addiction. Learn how to get your life on track, and to live the life that you want to live without coping with your trauma by turning to drugs. To do this, contact our experts at Promises Behavioral Health today by calling us today at . Studies Show Facts About Childhood Trauma and Addiction The\u00a0National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)\u00a0explains that even before a child is born, if the child has parents with substance abuse issues, that child is more likely to experience later mental health issues and experience victimization. The child is more likely to experience violence in the home than children not born to parents who are substance abusers. An article in the\u00a0Chronicle of Social Change\u00a0points out that studies of individuals with addiction issues reveal \u2018extraordinarily high\u2019 rates of childhood trauma. Similarly, other findings demonstrating the association between childhood trauma and addiction include: \tApproximately one-third of people previously exposed to trauma report having PTSD \tUp to 75 percent of individuals in substance abuse treatment programs report experiencing trauma and abuse \tThe higher the severity of childhood trauma increases the severity of alcohol abuse or other drug addiction \t75 percent of IV drug users report experiencing childhood trauma The National Institutes of Health (NIH) published results of a study in which researchers found a high rate of PTSD and other mental health issues in adults that experienced trauma during childhood. They also found a \u2018strong correlation\u2019 between childhood trauma and addiction. Understanding the Relationship Between Childhood Trauma and Addiction The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)\u00a0reveals that by the age of 16, two-thirds of children report experiencing at least one traumatic event. Examples of these traumatic events include: \tWitnessing or experiencing domestic violence \tExperiencing neglect \tPhysical or psychological or sexual abuse \tCommercial sexual exploitation \tPhysical or sexual assault Other examples of childhood trauma that may contribute to addiction later in life include the sudden or violent loss of a parent or other loved one, experiencing school violence or community violence, and life-threatening illnesses or accidents. The experienced team of\u00a0professionals at Promises Behavioral Health understands the complex nature of addiction and trauma. With the help of our trauma-informed treatment program, we have the expertise to help you start your recovery. Drug rehab, alcohol rehab, or dual diagnosis treatment can help clients get their life back on track. Get the Help That You Need for Childhood Trauma and Addiction Issues Coping with the trauma that you experienced as a child does not have to continue taking you into the darkness of addiction. You can create the life that you always wanted by taking the first steps towards recovery. You do not have to feel that no one understands\u00a0your trauma, PTSD, or the reasons you drink or use drugs. At Promises Behavioral Health, we provide a range of holistic and evidence-based therapy programs to help you heal. Our treatment programs include: \tCognitive-behavioral therapy \tDialectical behavior therapy \tYoga therapy \tMeditation therapy \tFamily therapy The\u00a0Promises Behavioral Health staff are here for you. You do not have to feel shame, guilt, or fear anymore. Get the treatment you need to fully recover from addiction and trauma. Contact us at , and get started on your new life today.