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How to Help Someone with PTSD

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is one of the most common forms of mental illness in the United States. Promises Behavioral Health is among local trauma and PTSD treatment centers that help families and individuals struggling with PTSD and its many symptoms. PTSD can strike virtually anyone at just about any point in his or …

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The Connection Between PTSD and Substance Abuse

PTSD and substance abuse go hand-in-hand for up to two-thirds of people with this stress disorder. In fact, people with PTSD are four times more likely to suffer from addiction than their peers without mental health problems, according to the Journal of Clinical Psychology. So what is PTSD and how does it affect addiction and …

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