What is Religious Trauma?
is the condition experienced by people who are struggling with leaving an authoritarian, dogmatic religion and coping with the damage of indoctrination.
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Professional Help Resources
Learn about Religious Trauma is a function of both the chronic abuses of harmful religion and the impact of severing one's connection with one's faith and faith community. It can be compared to a combination of PTSD and Complex PTSD (C-PTSD).
Find a Therapist: Search by insurance, sliding scale, clinical issues, gender, location, etc.
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): 1-800-950-NAMI (6264). They recommend free or low-cost treatment options.
The Secular Therapy Project: Want to make sure you’re getting a therapist who isn’t going to push a religious worldview? Check them out here.
211: They provide more mental health resources.
Suicide hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255). You are never alone.
DrugRehab.com: They provide information, resources, and treatment for people battling addiction and related conditions.