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August 24, 2022

Can Medical Disorders Cause Sexual Trauma?

Life looks a bit different for those suffering from chronic illness. If you are diagnosed with a chronic illness, you often experience significant health challenges that range from mild to severe. What’s more is medical treatment for chronic conditions can cause additional problems, like adverse side effects including physical, emotional, mental, and even sexual difficulties.

If you are battling a chronic illness, have you ever considered how it may be affecting your sexual health? And, could it even be the source of sexual trauma in your life?

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July 28, 2022

5 Ways EMDR Enhances Addiction Treatment

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing, or EMDR, is a strange-sounding treatment, but it can be very useful in helping anyone who suffers from depression, addiction, or various forms of trauma.

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July 26, 2022

What Is Chemsex?

What is chemsex? On the surface, “chemsex” is generally what it sounds like: using substances to enhance or disinhibit sexual experiences. Specifically, however, chemsex refers to a growing trend among gay men who pair drugs like crystal meth, MDMA, GHB, cocaine, and mephedrone with sexual experiences to intensify or prolong them.
The combination of these drugs and sex can lead to addiction, pushing users to engage in riskier behaviors to continue to feel the same high. Chemsex addiction can cause mental and physical health issues, but with treatment, those who are suffering from this condition can begin to heal and live fulfilling lives in recovery.

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June 6, 2022

Dad Power: Combatting Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Childhood is a delicate and formative time, and children need loving, nurturing environments in order to develop and flourish. Unfortunately, many children experience various forms of adversity and trauma, which research shows can have long-term negative effects on development. Thankfully, there are factors that can mitigate the effects of adverse childhood experiences, and parents, particularly fathers, can play a big part in these protective measures.

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