Topic: ptsd

Aurora Alumni Veterans in Remembrance

Aurora Alumni Veterans

Another November 11 is upon us. The sombre sounds of pipes and drums. Cenotaphs. Poppies. For anyone in recovery, Remembrance Day is a day to pay attention, says Aurora’s clinical director, Anthony Cafik. For those still in uniform, and for those who once wore one, it is especially time to be aware of where your Aurora Alumni Veterans in Remembrance

Military, First Responders, Veterans, and PTSD

Military, First Responders, Veterans, and PTSD

PTSD treatment for military, first responders and veterans Aurora Recovery Centre assists veterans, military, first responders, and people who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and addictions with personalized, evidence-based treatment plans in our residential center and outpatient office. Our residential programs include 24-7 medical detox, individual and group therapy, ARC Fit, and adjunctive therapies Military, First Responders, Veterans, and PTSD

Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence

Canadians with Mental Health Conditions and Addictions Higher At Risk for Being Victims of Violence

Mental health disabilities among Canadians include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, anorexia, and substance use disorder which dramatically affects their quality of life. According to the 2014 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (GSS), 10 percent of people living with mental health disabilities reported having been a victim of violence that year. Mental illness can develop Mental Health Disabilities & Risk of Violence

Meditation for Veterans, People with PTSD

Meditation for Veterans, People with PTSD

Meditation for veterans and people with PTSD: New research proves regular meditation helped improve the wellbeing of military members (active and those who previously served). Based on spirituality, meditation affects a person’s wellness in a specific way. But, there are other health benefits attached to it as well. Some research says regular meditation increases the Meditation for Veterans, People with PTSD

Addiction Treatment for Military Personnel

Personalized Addiction Treatment for Military Personnel

Addiction Treatment for Military Personnel: Soldiers put their lives on the line to protect our country and maintain peace, making them heroes that deserve our thanks and recognition. It’s so ingrained in our society that it’s encompassed in one familiar scene: a soldier returning from home, celebrating the freedom they defended. While the soldier is Addiction Treatment for Military Personnel

Mental Health Disorders

mental health disorders

Mental Health Disorders: Anxiety Mental health disorders such as anxiety affect us all at different points in our lives. Typically, we feel anxious when we are faced with something stressful or frightening like a first date or a public speech. These feelings are normal. Anxiety commonly manifests itself in physical symptoms such as chest pain, Mental Health Disorders

EMDR Treatment: How It Works

EMDR Therapy

EMDR Treatment (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) is a psychotherapy that enables people to heal from symptoms and emotional distress that are the result of disturbing life experiences. EMDR shows that the mind can in fact heal from psychological trauma much as the body recovers from physical trauma. Once the psychological block is removed, healing resumes. EMDR Treatment: How It Works