EP 46: The Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction

EP 46: The Relationship Between Trauma and Addiction

In this episode, Trauma and Mental Health Report writer Taylor Alves speaks with Summer Krause, a licensed professional counsellor and certified alcohol and drug counsellor, who has worked with youth and adults dealing with trauma and addiction. In her work she runs individual and group counselling through Seeking Safety groups which focuses on teaching people safe coping skills. Summer has background in the juvenile justice system and witnessed that trauma is often the missing piece people skim over when talking about addiction. In this podcast we talk about trauma, addiction, and the gaps in treatment.