How Do People with Schizophrenia Seek Help for Addiction? 

Schizophrenia is a serious condition that affects a person mentally, physically, and spiritually. It may drive people towards addiction to cope with symptoms that vary, including delusions, sensory experiences, and other things like seeing or hearing voices. Seeking help for addiction may be tough because their symptoms may keep them from trusting others enough to…

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Men Can Bond with Animals to Aid Recovery from Addiction: Why to Give Equine Assisted Therapy a Try  

There is is a rise in people using equine-assisted therapy for addiction recovery. The goal is to therapeutically provide space for people to navigate the challenges of recovery from addiction by offering a therapy animal. Horses are great therapy animals because they are calm and read people really well. Veterans have worked with horses for…

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Why Complex Chronic Pain and PTSD Often Co-Occur with Veterans and How Treatment Helps

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is known mainly for veterans coming back from war. People think less about family and loved ones who may struggle every day due to trauma from their past. PTSD is being recognized for its impact on a person’s physical health. Veterans often suffer from circulatory, respiratory, nervous system, and other infectious…

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