Many people suffering from issues related to addictive behaviour have co-occurring Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In fact, many people battling PTSD often face far more trying circumstances while attempting to take control of their addictive behaviour. This informative webinar from the University of New South Wales sheds some light on this phenomenon. Source: https://vimeo.com/268912651

There are several different stages at which an individual is at in terms of recovery. For SMART Recovery, these are pre-contemplation, contemplation, action, maintenance and lapse/relapse.  If you are looking for assistance with your addictive behaviour, you’re probably at the preparation stage, where you are thinking and looking at ways to make changes. I was…