teen boy drinking as a result of childhood trauma and substance use

Childhood Trauma and Substance Abuse

Several studies reveal that there is a link between childhood trauma and substance use. Unfortunately, childhood trauma can impact your life into adulthood, resulting in substance use disorders. If you’ve battled childhood trauma and now have an addiction, you’re not alone. Millions of teens and children have experienced these events. Contact our North Carolina adolescent…

a teen boy puts his head on his arms and leans on his knees as he thinks about coping with loneliness

Coping with Loneliness

Substance abuse disorders and alcoholism are chronic mental health diseases that impact your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. When you struggle with a substance abuse disorder, it can negatively impact your health, relationships, and finances. Symptoms, such as cravings, can occur throughout recovery, making it important to learn about coping with loneliness and other triggers. Addiction…