opioid abuse and childhood trauma

Opioid Abuse In Adulthood Might Be Linked To Childhood Trauma

Has your son ever suffered from emotional abuse? Medical experts define this as a method a person uses to control another individual using criticism, embarrassment, blame, or shame. If there is a consistent pattern of emotionally abusive behaviors and bullying, it may undermind a person’s mental health and self-esteem. No parent wants to believe that…

boy sitting outside struggling with teen trauma

Teenage Trauma Cannot Be Ignored If We Want Healthy Adults

It’s easy to write off our teens’ experience as “drama”. Teens can be very dramatic. What we don’t often see as parents is that our teens’ “drama” can actually be “trauma,” causing deep suffering in their mental and spiritual health. Commonly, childhood and teenage trauma can quickly turn into substance use or other mental health…

a teen boy struggles with the aftereffects of early childhood trauma

Addressing Early Childhood Trauma

Trauma is one of the most misunderstood mental health conditions. When trauma occurs, it impacts your brain’s functionality and stays there for the long term. Early childhood trauma can create an uncomfortable and even dangerous mental health situation for many people. If you have a loved one facing it, it’s important to have professional help. Stonewater…