Chronic Pain and Mental Health

Chronic Pain and Mental Health

How can chronic pain affect one’s mental health and what is the focus of the Progressive Institute’s Chronic Pain Group? Chronic pain is not just physical pain  – it can also be perceived pain. The goal of the group is to support clients in understanding chronic...
Addiction and Trauma

Addiction and Trauma

What is the current issue at hand regarding addiction and trauma? Research shows that emotional or physical trauma that has happened in one’s childhood can be linked to addiction later in life. Individuals attempt to cope with uncomfortable feelings and emotions...