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The Complex Nature of Trauma Treatment

By Deborah V. Gross, MD, Psychiatrist at The Ranch Mississippi What we experience early in life can influence our future responses. A psychologically traumatic event from your past may impact how you think, feel, and behave today. That’s how post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) develops. While addiction is an illness of the brain, PTSD is more…

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Staying Sober During Coronavirus

Staying sober during coronavirus is likely a challenge for many people. Several media sources report that alcohol sales have recently skyrocketed, and several sources are reporting an uptick in substance abuse. If you are having difficulty staying sober during coronavirus, The Recovery Ranch continues to welcome clients, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. The caring, professional staff…

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Quarantined with an Alcoholic Spouse

Living with an alcoholic spouse is likely a challenge on any day. The quarantine during the coronavirus possibly leads to new challenges when you are quarantined with an alcoholic spouse. The Recovery Ranch staff members recognize that alcohol addiction already has a major impact on the family members of individuals with an alcohol use disorder. Receiving treatment is crucial,…

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Statistics on Teen Substance Abuse

Being aware of the statistics on teen substance abuse helps parents, teachers, and communities take action. It is critical to take steps against substance abuse in younger generations for healthy and successful futures. If you are a teen suffering from drug addiction, knowing that you are not alone makes it easier to seek help. If…