young man drinking and suffering from alcoholism and ptsd

The Connection Between Alcoholism and PTSD

People can develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) for a variety of reasons. This disorder often occurs after someone goes through an extremely stressful, traumatic experience like witnessing a violent crime or serving on the battlefield. Unfortunately, alcoholism and PTSD often happen at the same time. When someone does not get treatment for PTSD, they may…