a doctor explaining to a patient some Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Techniques

Cognitive behavioral therapy, often referred to simply as CBT, is a therapeutic modality that has been around since the 1960s. It’s well-suited for treating substance abuse issues because it helps people to address unrealistic thoughts and feelings in a more positive way in order to live more healthily. This form of therapy can help you…

Trauma Signs and Symptoms

Trauma has profound effects on a person’s well-being. If it isn’t treated, the effects of trauma can last a lifetime and affect every area of a person’s life. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines trauma as a response to events you perceive as “physically or emotionally harmful or life-threatening.” Moreover, trauma…

Nikolas Cruz: The Warning Signs

Potentially dangerous behavioral traits are often noticed and even reported, sadly to no avail. In other instances, people notice something is awry; but for some reason, dismiss this behavior and fail to notify anyone about their suspicions.To some extent, both of these scenarios played out in the case of 19-year-old Nicolas Cruz.