Information about trauma and addiction

Carrie’s blog is for anyone curious about addiction as well as the connection between trauma and addiction. You’ll find current research and helpful information - whether you’re looking for yourself or because someone you know experiences addiction.

She’s also written posts specifically for mental health and addiction professionals - just look for “clinician posts”.

Carrie explores the impacts of trauma - it often paves the way for using substances or compulsive behaviours to self-medicate.


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I'm a counsellor and writer on a mission: to bring more science and more compassion to the field of addiction recovery.

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