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3 Critical Ways Trauma in Childhood Can Harm Us as Adults

Trauma can take on many forms during childhood. Some children may witness or experience violence, while others may experience emotional or physical neglect. Trauma in childhood can also come from other forms of abuse, all of which are tragic. Needless to say, when you grow up in a traumatizing environment, signs of that trauma will . . . . Continue Reading


Could Childhood Trauma Be Mistaken for ADHD?

Some experts say the effects of severe adversity may be misdiagnosed. What if your ADHD was really just a side effect of childhood trauma. It turns out, that could be a possibility. Exploring the Cause of Childhood Trauma Dr.  Nicole Brown of John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore is on a mission to discover whether or . . . . Continue Reading


Sex Trafficking in America Tragically Increased by Opioid Crisis

Did you know that trafficking of women and children in sexual exploitation is the fastest growing criminal industry in the world? Sex trafficking in America is part of a very real global issue destroying millions of lives and families every year. The opioid crisis still plagues the nation, and authorities are seeing a tangible connection . . . . Continue Reading


The Link Between Facebook and Alcohol Abuse

New research continues to analyze the potential detrimental effects of social media.  Is there a link between Facebook use and alcohol abuse? According to this latest report, there could be. Using data extracted from the Facebook accounts of 318 female students at the University of Georgia (UGA), researchers found the severity of child abuse was . . . . Continue Reading


Genetic Predisposition to Trauma and Depression

Depression and trauma often coexist in an incredibly chaotic connection with one another, both of which often lead to other serious issues including alcoholism, substance abuse and addiction. Depression is no easy thing to face, and a childhood trauma or even something dramatic experienced as an adult can get stuck in the mind on repeat . . . . Continue Reading


Ohio Mom Injects Children with Heroin

Drug addict parents are never an easy thing to talk about. It is almost inevitably a touchy topic. People who regularly abuse illicit substances or have serious or even life-threatening addictions often don’t get cut much slack for their destructive habits pertaining to their kids, and with good reason considering they’re putting the lives of . . . . Continue Reading


Is Childhood Trauma Related to Relapse?

Many people in the field of treating addicts and alcoholics in recovery often attribute a lot of the issues with behavioral health and mental health to some unresolved trauma from the individuals past that plays a huge role in their addiction, and disorders like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Manic Depression are pretty common . . . . Continue Reading


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