Masters of Health Magazine July 2020 | Page 52

Winning the War on PTSD:

addictions and PTSD

by Dr. Jamie Turndorf, Ph.D.

Do you use prescription, over-the-counter or street drugs on a daily basis?

Do you find yourself powerless to control your use of these drugs?

If you said yes to my questions above, you are not alone.

"Drug use is on the rise in this country and 23.5 million Americans

are addicted to alcohol and drugs.

That’s approximately one in every 10 Americans over the age of 12 – roughly equal to the entire population of Texas. .."

- Dr. Kima Joy Taylor

Director of the Closing the Addiction Treatment Gap (CATG) Initiative.