Understanding Addiction

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What is DeTUR & CravEx? EMDR for Addiction Recovery

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) is a common treatment method for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health disorders. However, there are also specific sub-sets of EMDR for addiction recovery.  What Is EMDR? EMDR was first developed to treat PTSD. This treatment involves reprocessing traumatic...

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What Is Trauma-Informed Care?

Trauma is commonly linked with addiction. Although many people have experienced a trauma that may have led them to seek substances, they often have a difficult time communicating about those traumas. It is common for people to, instead, self-medicate to suppress the emotions associated with...