What’s the Story Behind Vets, Addiction, and Trauma?

There’s no doubt that veterans are among the most respected people in the world. They fight for our freedoms and experience unexplainable pain in harsh conditions. Although some veterans can return home and transition back to their normal life without huge setbacks, this unfortunately isn’t the case for many You may have a veteran in […]

Are Painful Memories of Trauma Linked to Addiction?

Is addiction hereditary? Is it caused by peer pressure? What about poverty or toxic stress? All of these can play a part, but there is another factor that often stands out.  Maybe that’s why we also see so many mental health issues underlying substance abuse and addiction from prior experiences. Sexual or physical abuse that […]

Why Suicide Awareness Should Always Be in the Spotlight

By Christa Banister Whether someone is a celebrated chef with Michelin star status or the fry cook at McDonald’s, the most talented rock star circling the globe or an aspiring musician with a small YouTube following, a successful fashion designer with a Park Avenue address or a college graduate with a six-digit student loan crammed […]