Trauma Addiction: Safety and Stabilization for the Addicted Survivor of Trauma

Eric J. Gentry. Gift from Within.


Written by a licensed mental health counselor, this article outlines treatment options, tools for self-soothing, and skills for enhancing safety for individuals struggling with trauma and addiction.


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Practical Applications

  • Provide comfort for individuals dealing with trauma and addiction by consulting this article for additional resources.

About the Contributor

Carole Wills

Carole Wills is a retired church musician and volunteer for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She was a mental health advocate, educator, community organizer, and affiliate leader at the national, state and local levels. Her NAMI FaithNet work focused on equipping faith communities and faith leaders to welcome, support and include people living with serious mental health conditions.

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