Aug 04 2010

Relationships in Recovery: The Challenge of Re-Wiring our Brain

Published by at 5:55 am under Counseling & Psychotherapy

I was sent a very good essay on the challenges of substance abuse recovery, relationships, and how trauma “wires” our brains in a way to become reactive, defensive, hypervigilant and more simply put, highly stressed out. Obviously, stress is a trigger for substance use, and thus begins the addictive cycle of one’s too many, and twenty+ are not enough.

Read the article here.

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