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Why Trauma Can Lead to Addiction — and How NAD Can Lead Back Out

At Springfield Wellness Center we’ve seen so often how traumatic experiences—a car accident, a violent crime, active military duty, witnessing violence inflicted on others, or even surviving a life-threatening natural disasters like an earthquake or hurricane—can lead to addiction. Sometimes, of course, the addiction begins as the result of a prescription intended to alleviate physical…

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Coping Mechanisms

Finding treatment is essential to recovery, as rehabs and treatment centers are able to provide you with tools, like healthy coping mechanisms, to help you remain clean and sober. Although addiction and substance abuse disorders are widespread, impacting roughly 23 million Americans annually, only 10% of people who need help to recover ultimately receive treatment.…

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Stress Management Techniques

Stress is something we all experience. Thus, we all need stress management techniques so we can make it through difficult times. If you’re an individual struggling with anxiety or depression, stress can be crippling. Often, individuals overwhelmed with stress make harmful decisions. Springfield Wellness Center believes in fostering positive mental health. One way to do…