trauma and addiction

Trauma and Addiction

There is an indelible link between emotional trauma and addiction to drugs or alcohol. Scarring experiences, even those that have been relegated to an individual’s subconscious memory, continue to influence their daily behaviors and choices for months, years, or even decades after the dust has settled. To achieve lasting sobriety, clients must be offered guidance…

addressing childhood trauma

Properly Addressing Childhood Trauma

Traumatic events from our past do not simply linger in our memories; they can make very real changes to your brain’s actual physiology, many of which make individuals more susceptible to developing substance use disorders. However, multifaceted approaches to recovery can successfully reverse these changes, allowing clients to finally confront both issues and permanently address…

world suicide prevention day

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

Over a million individuals die by suicide every year. Because of this, you should be acutely aware of the risk of suicide. World suicide prevention day is an awareness program that helps support individuals who may be struggling with suicidal depression. If you or a loved one needs help treating depression symptoms, Gulf Breeze Recovery’s…

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How EMDR Therapy Can Heal Past Traumas

If you are struggling due to a traumatic experience, or injury, it can lead to serious problems with your daily life. Some trauma triggers include loss, natural disasters, invasive surgeries, or being a victim of violence. It can take years to recover from events like these, and trauma can rewire your brain to cause anxiety,…