Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder & Addiction

Content Overview: Post-Traumatic stress disorder is a mental illness commonly associated with substance abuse. Learn more about the signs of post-traumatic stress, and how South Coast Counseling can help.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a serious problem that many people face every year. Many people recognize the term because it is a disorder that many soldiers experience, especially after having been deployed or after experiencing life action. It is from experiencing a traumatic event, which can cause flashbacks. As an example, a battle, the death of a loved one, witnessing a murder, suffering a life-changing injury or a near death experience can result in PTSD.

Co-Occurring Disorders We Treat

  • Anti-Social Personality Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Obessesive-Compulsive Personality Disoder
  • Bipolar Disorder (1,2, and Cyclothymic)
  • Chronic Mild Depression/ Dsythmia
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • PTSD/Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
  • Opposistional Defiance Disorder
  • Insomnia Disorder
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome

Victims of a crime, those who have witnessed a violent death or people who have seen terrible tragedies may suffer from PTSD. Unfortunately, those suffering from PTSD may turn to substance abuse to help relieve the flashbacks and negative memories. In addition to treating patients who just have PTSD, we also treat patients who haveprescription drug addictionor alcohol abuse along with it.

South Coast Counseling offers a variety of treatment plans that have proven effective for helping those who are suffering from PTSD. We have specialists for this and they can create a personalized treatment plan that can provide the results you need to overcome your situation. PTSD can impact your entire life, including your relationships and those you love most.

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If you are suffering from PTSD, call us today to schedule a consultation so we can get you started with an effective treatment plan so you can regain control of your life and your relationships.

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