Recovery Guide For Domestic Violence Survivors With PTSD

Survivors of domestic violence-related PTSD often live in fear, dis-empowerment, anxiety and depression. Between constantly reliving the acute physical and psychological trauma they received and feeling shame for allowing themselves to become victims, domestic violence victims are vulnerable to a whole host of mental health issues, many of which can lead to substance abuse and eventual addiction.

If you or someone you care about is struggling with domestic violence-related PTSD, and have begun self-medicating with alcohol or other drugs, it’s important to take a holistic approach to healing the origins, triggers and consequences of the problem to achieve balanced recovery and peace of mind.

Survivors of domestic violence-related PTSD often live in fear, dis-empowerment, anxiety and depression. Between constantly reliving the acute physical and psychological trauma they received and feeling shame for allowing themselves to become victims, domestic violence victims are vulnerable to a whole host of mental health issues, many of which can lead to substance abuse and eventual addiction.

If you or someone you care about is struggling with domestic violence-related PTSD, and have begun self-medicating with alcohol or other drugs, it’s important to take a holistic approach to healing the origins, triggers and consequences of the problem to achieve balanced recovery and peace of mind.