Veterans Cope with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Through Drugs and Alcohol\r\nWork is a huge stressor for people struggling with substance abuse. Working for the military is no exception. In fact, the high stress of war and related events can have a lasting impact on veterans and their mental\/physical health. Some veterans try to cope with these stresses and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) by turning to either drugs and alcohol. According to the U.S. Department of Veteran\u2019s Affairs,\r\n\r\n \tMore than 2 of 10 Veterans with PTSD also have a substance abuse disorder.\r\n \tWar Veterans with PTSD and alcohol problems tend to be binge drinkers. Binges may be in response to bad memories of combat trauma.\r\n \tAlmost 1 out of every 3 Veterans seeking treatment for substance abuse disorder\u00a0also has PTSD.\r\n \tThe number of Veterans who smoke (nicotine) is almost double for those with PTSD (about 6 of 10) versus those without a PTSD diagnosis (3 of 10).\r\n \tIn the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, about 1 in 10 returning soldiers seen in VA have a problem with drugs and alcohol.\r\n\r\n \r\nAddiction Treatment is Available for Veterans Struggling With Co-Occurring Disorders - PTSD and Substance Abuse\r\nWhether you\u2019re a recent veteran or a seasoned one, recovery is available for you!\u00a0 If you\u2019re ready to find freedom from substance abuse, Beaches Recovery can help. Our medical professionals understand the unique challenges that our veterans face in the realm of co-occurring disorders, like substance abuse and PTSD. We\u00a0offer a range of substance abuse treatment programs tailored to your unique needs that can help you reclaim your life from the bondage of drug and alcohol addiction.\r\n\r\nBeaches Recovery in Jacksonville, Florida (FL) \u00a0will set you up for a successful recovery and push you towards the life you were meant to live. Our addiction treatment\u00a0services can help you identify the negative and destructive behaviors that may have spawned your drug and alcohol addiction, and help you cope with them.\u00a0Substance abuse doesn't have to be in your life any longer. Get a fresh start on your future with Beaches Recovery today!\u00a0We are committed to celebrating your success.