Specialized integrated treatment for addiction and trauma

Addiction and trauma disorders are closely linked, as many individuals turn to alcohol or other drugs to escape the pain of traumatic experiences. Effective treatment requires integrated programming to address the co-occurring conditions in a comprehensive way.

Specialized Integrated Treatment for Addiction and Trauma

At Hazelden's Springbrook campus, men and women coping with the pain of unresolved trauma benefit from more than 60 years of addiction treatment expertise along with highly-specialized, fully-integrated clinical care for co-occurring trauma disorders. This innovative approach has given Hazelden unmatched experience in leading men, women, youth, and families through the chaos, fear, and isolation of addiction and trauma--and into new life in recovery.

Addiction and trauma disorders are closely linked, as many individuals turn to alcohol or other drugs to escape the pain of traumatic experiences. Effective treatment requires integrated programming to address the co-occurring conditions in a comprehensive way.

Recent studies have found that 50 and as much as 96% of treatment-seeking substance abusers reported experiencing some major traumatic event in their lifetime. Up to 34% of patients in substance abuse treatment have both a substance abuse diagnosis and PTSD diagnosis at the same time. For women, in particular, the rates are two to four times higher. How does trauma impact the client who is seeking help for addiction? For many, alcohol and other drugs were used to manage the negative symptoms associated with trauma exposure such as:

Emotional symptoms of trauma:

Physical symptoms of trauma:

Hazelden offers the specialized addiction and trauma treatment program at its Springbrook facility in Newberg, Oregon.

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1901 Esther St.
Newberg, OR 97132-9529

866-866-4662

503-554-4300
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