How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Addicted Adults

Overcome Social Anxiety Without Alcohol

Our Top 5 Tips on How to Overcome Anxiety Without Alcohol

Learning to overcome social anxiety without alcohol can be a challenge, especially for those in the early stages of recovery. In the past, you probably turned to drink to get through social events and gatherings. Now that you’re in recovery, it’s important that you learn to live your life without resorting to alcohol. With that…
U.S. Mass Shootings, Trauma and Mental Health

U.S. Mass Shootings, Trauma, and Mental Health

The survivors of the recent mass shooting in the U.S. have been through a terrible and traumatic event. We look at how trauma effects the mind and body and the resources available to treat them holistically. Sharelines
trauma and addiction

The Importance of Co-Treating Trauma and Addiction

Co-occurring trauma and addiction are complex conditions.  Research has shown that treating these disorders simultaneously is most effective, but this highly involved undertaking needs to be done in a professional setting.  Learn more about treatment methods here. Sharelines ‘Small t’ traumas, PTSD and what they mean for addiction treatment. Research has shown that treating both…
austin eubanks columbine survivor

Columbine Survivor Austin Eubanks Opens up about Painkiller Addiction

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks speaks out about his addiction to painkillers after witnessing the brutal murders and losing his best friend in the Columbine High School shooting of 1999. Now five years clean, he hopes he can help others by talking about his experience with trauma and addiction. Survivor of the infamous Columbine shooting, Austin…
Dave Navarro

Dave Navarro gets Personal in “Mourning Son” Documentary

Dave Navarro hopes that by sharing his story of trauma, loss, fear and drug addiction in his new documentary Mourning Son, he can help others face their fears and be successful in addiction recovery (and in life). A new documentary produced by Dave Navarro, Mourning Son, is not your typical rock documentary and in fact…
A Step at a Time

A Step at a Time

It’s been almost 3 months since I left The Cabin and I’m happy to report that I am still sober and enjoying it most of the time – though I sometimes struggle, especially with bad sleep and fatigue. I attend 2 to 3 meetings a week and I’ll soon be starting individual counseling and trauma…
Women and Prescription Addiction How Emotions Play a Role

Women and Prescription Addiction: How Emotions Play a Role

Men, women, teenagers, and the elderly are all capable of abusing prescription medications. Addiction to these drugs has become a huge problem throughout the world, resulting in thousands of deaths due to overdose or related accidents every year. There are a number of reasons why people develop an addiction to prescription medications, but one of…