What Is Trauma?

We understand that trauma and addiction can coexist, though trauma disorders alone are a group of disorders that are directly related to stressors that you might experience as a result of one or more experiences of a traumatic event or adverse life experiences such as abuse, abandonment, or a serious accident.

Types of Trauma

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These disorders can arise as a result of direct exposure to a traumatic event or being a first-hand witness to death, the threat of death, serious injury (whether actual or threatened), sexual violence, or repeated direct or indirect exposure to any of these events.

Within This Group, We Include:

Acute stress disorder
Social engagement disorder
Emotional Trauma
Adjustment disorder

Symptoms of Trauma

Symptoms of trauma disorders can begin at a very early age and can develop into deeper fears later in life if not addressed.

These symptoms can include the following:

Sleep Disorders
Emotional Distress
Physical Reactions
Inability To Concentrate
Easily Startled
Bleak Sense Of What The Future Holds
Self-Harm, Self-Destructive Behavior
Depression, Sadness, Hopelessness
Co-Occurring Addictions
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We Treat The Addiction
& Trauma

An Integrated Approach With Dual Recovery

When treating trauma and addiction, great care must be taken to properly diagnose the patient’s complex condition and the equally demanding recovery. There are numerous therapies based on solid research that has proven to be effective in treating those with mental illness as well as addiction. Our team is capable of treating both issues comprehensively and concurrently. This will often involve a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychopharmacology, family therapy, and others in order to ensure that each component of the disorder is treated effectively; biological, psychological, and social.

Trauma and Addiction Treatment: What To Expect At Peaks Recovery


Comprehensive assessment
Detailed treatment plan
24-hour staffing
Dedicated medical team
Psychiatric support
Medication management
Daily physician visits


Individual Therapy
Small-Group Sessions
Recreational Therapy
Life Skills Development
Peer Support
12 Step meetings & support
Holistic Healing


Culinary Team
Transportation in program
Case management & discharge planning
Beautiful campus style living environment
Family support

Peaks Recovery Centers exclusive approach to inpatient treatment empowers men and women to leave drugs and alcohol behind them. Whether you are looking for alcohol rehab, drug rehab, our rehab program helps individuals learn and invest in new life practices, therefore they can restore and reclaim their lives.
If you are interested in Peaks Recovery Centers for yourself or a loved one, please don’t hesitate to call or fill out our form today.

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