Sober Living & Drug Addiction Blog

Trauma occurs when you experience something extremely stressful, frightening, or harmful that is difficult to cope with. According to the National Council for Behavioral Health, 70% of U.S. adults have experienced some type of trauma in their lives.[1] When someone deals with trauma, they will require...

Depression is one of the most common mental health conditions to affect people in the United States. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), 14.8 million adults 18 or older struggled with at least one major depression episode in 2020.[1] When you struggle...

Traumatic events are situations that cause people great and lasting distress. The way a person deals with stress is relative and personal to them, which means any type of negative experience can be considered trauma. With that being said, trauma can result from experiencing a...

Ketamine is a dissociative anesthetic drug, which means it can produce sedative and hallucinogenic effects. While ketamine was originally used on animals for its sedative properties, it has been approved for use in humans to treat a wide variety of mental health conditions like anxiety,...

Addiction is a chronic and progressive condition that must be continuously maintained to achieve long-lasting sobriety. Unfortunately, many people struggle with relapse, as the addiction relapse rate is currently between 40 to 60%.[1] Since relapse is so common, people in the addiction recovery community have...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after you are exposed to something traumatic. You can develop PTSD in childhood, during your teen years, or in adulthood. When someone struggles with post-traumatic stress disorder, the symptoms can be incredibly difficult...

Across the world, millions of people have dealt with trauma in their lives. Up to 70% of people worldwide have experienced a traumatic event, with 30.5% of them being exposed to four or more.[1] While trauma is incredibly common, that does not make it any less...

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), 46.3 million people met the criteria for addiction in 2021.[1] Addiction is a complex and chronic condition that causes people to have a hard time controlling their substance use. Because addiction is so complex, many...