Integrated Treatment for Addiction and Trauma

Trauma-informed rehab at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation effectively addresses both addiction and PTSD.

Addressing Addiction after Exposure to Trauma

Addiction and trauma disorders are closely linked. Alcohol and other drugs are commonly used to "self-medicate" against negative symptoms associated with trauma exposure, such as:
  • anxiety and fear
  • insomnia
  • irritability and agitation
  • guilt, shame, and self-blame
  • difficulty concentrating
Addressing all aspects of co-occurring addiction, trauma, and PTSD in an integrated way is important in developing the best possible plan to help you get well and stay well.

At the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, trauma-informed alcohol and drug rehab is evidence-based, holistic, and personalized—providing care for your mind, body, and spirit. Our clinicians understand the vulnerabilities of addicted trauma survivors and provide care in ways that avoid re-traumatization while facilitating your full participation in treatment.

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Specialized Care with Custom Treatment Plans

Inpatient, gender-specific addiction treatment at the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation begins with a clinical care team developing a plan to address your specific recovery needs. In designing your treatment plan, a multidisciplinary treatment team will consider multiple variables, including:
  • physical health
  • mental health
  • family relationships
  • substances used
  • gender
Our trauma-informed treatment program focuses on helping you manage the emotional and physical symptoms of traumatic stress. The values of safety, trustworthiness, and empowerment guide the care we provide.

Your healing process begins with developing greater self-awareness and new skills, such as:
  • defining and setting personal boundaries
  • showing greater compassion for yourself and others
  • communicating openly and honestly
  • building healthy relationships
Depending on your individual needs, your care plan might also include the following therapies, groups, or services:
  • grief and loss counseling
  • wellness services (yoga, acupuncture, massage, and nutritional guidance)
  • psychopharmacological interventions
  • gender-specific coping skills or "seeking safety" group

Are you or a loved one struggling with alcohol or other drugs?

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