Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) & Substance Use
July 11, 2023
Learn about the relationship between post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use.
Watch this video to learn:
- About the relationship between PTSD and substance use disorder
- What reenacting behaviors are
- How substances appear to help with trauma
- How dopamine plays a role in substance use disorder and trauma
- How substance use during a certain age can affect the brain
Trigger warnings: substance use, domestic violence, eating disorders
Kim, an advocate and activist, has worked in the nonprofit sector for almost 30 years, primarily focused on trauma, trauma-informed care, and behavioral health.