Are you or a loved one facing alcohol or substance abuse challenges? For many people, abusing alcohol or other drugs is connected to childhood suffering or other childhood trauma.
In this interview, Dr. Gabor Maté elaborates on the relationship between addictions and deep unresolved traumas from the past.
“In all cases of addiction that I have seen, there’s deep pain that comes out of trauma. The addiction is the person’s unconscious attempt to escape from the pain.”
–Dr. Gabor Maté
Click here to read the full interview with Dr. Maté.
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