Category Archives: Trauma & Abuse

How are Sexual Abuse, PTSD and Addiction Related?

October 22, 2015

Around 18 percent of all women in the United States have been sexually assaulted in their lifetime, according to the […]

Overcoming a Past of Trauma and Abuse

January 2, 2015

Trauma and abuse can have widespread negative impacts on your health, wellbeing and sobriety. In addition to working on your […]

Overcoming the Trauma of Sexual Abuse

October 19, 2012

Sexual abuse and the trauma it can cause may leave a woman feeling out of control, angry, frustrated, depressed, or […]

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October 1, 2012

Domestic Violence Awareness month is celebrated every October.  Each year since 1981, the national campaign to increase awareness and decrease […]

The Prevalence of Sexual Abuse

April 9, 2012

Sexual abuse is defined by the American Psychological Association as unwanted sexual activity, with perpetrators using force, making threats or […]

Sexual Abuse and Substance Abuse

January 17, 2012

Sexual abuse and drugs and alcohol have a very complicated, intertwined relationship. They have much in common in the sense […]