When we think of treatment for addiction and mental health, individual or group counseling is often the first thing that comes to mind. Many people imagine a person sitting on...


The impact of traumatic events first responders are exposed to can have significant consequences on their mental health, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There are various treatment options for PTSD,...


The selfless people who work as first responders are often exposed to traumatic images and experiences that linger long after the event is over. Trauma is a common experience among...


First responders encounter disturbing scenes and help people during the worst times in life. The ongoing exposure to tragedy and life-or-death situations causes traumatic responses, not only for the people...


Motivational interviewing (MI) is an effective treatment model for many mental health needs, including addiction, trauma, mood disorders and anxiety. First responders who have experienced trauma and addiction may find...