Breaking Point – At the Intersection of Trauma and Addiction – The Preston Hollow Advocate

Kim Nixon, an Enterhealth patient now in recovery from opioid addiction, and Dr. Harold C. Urschel III, Enterhealth chief medical strategist, discuss how trauma and addiction change the chemistry of the brain in such a way that the human abilities to calm down and self-soothe are shut down by the overpowering effects of prescription pain killers, cocaine and heroin. 

https://prestonhollow.advocatemag.com/2017/10/30/breaking-point-intersection-trauma-addiction-preston-hollow/