a man considers ptsd treatment as he experiences ptsd effects on the body

Physical Effects PTSD Can Have On Your Body

PTSD is posttraumatic stress disorder, the world’s most common trauma-related mental illness. A little over 9% of all Americans will develop this disorder at some point in their lives. PTSD has wide-ranging effects on your health. Many of those effects are psychological or emotional in nature. Over time, however, the disorder can also trigger serious…

woman struggles with addiction and depression

What Mental Health Issues Lead to Addiction

What are the causes of addiction? There are many potential causes, including environmental and genetic factors. Mental health conditions are some of the most common causes of addiction. Disorders such as anxiety and depression become so hard to manage that people turn to drugs or alcohol to cope with them and manage the symptoms they…