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The Benefits of Going to Rehab Abroad

In this post, we discuss the benefits of attending a drug or alcohol rehab clinic abroad. This article assumes you live in North America. This article is not strictly intended for a European audience, although people living in Europe may nevertheless benefit from what follows.
Going to rehab abroad is often termed ‘medical tourism’. This is […]

By |July 31st, 2017|rehab|0 Comments

Benefits of Private Drug Rehab

In this article, we discuss the benefits of attending a private drug rehab clinic. This is the chief and for many, the only alternative to attending a council-funded rehab clinic. Given funding cutbacks since 2010, many people who experience drug addiction find it incredibly difficult to attend a council-funded rehab clinic, and so private treatment […]

By |July 27th, 2017|Drugs, rehab|0 Comments

Guide to Rebuilding Relationships in Recovery

If you have experienced addiction, you will likely know the toll this takes on your loving relationships. Many people cite addiction for the reason for a breakup or divorce. Studies indicate families affected by addiction are 400% times more likely to break up compared to families who are unaffected by addiction.Unfortunately, even if the addicted […]

How to Succeed at Sober Living After Rehab

So you’ve successfully completed residential rehab treatment and you are now set to live your life in recovery. All the hard work is over and it’s all downhill from there on out.But only if that was true!Unfortunately, ‘going to rehab’ is only the beginning of your addiction treatment. In reality, the hard work is still […]

By |April 26th, 2017|rehab|0 Comments

Anxiety and Addiction Guide

It’s rare for an addiction to materialise from thin air. Instead, addiction is usually caused by deeper psychiatric issues such as anxiety and depression. In this way, the addict uses drugs or alcohol as a way of escaping from the negative thoughts and feelings attached to depression and anxiety. This is known as ‘self-medicating’ with […]

20 of the Absolute Best Addiction Recovery Quotes of All Time

In this post, we list 20 of our favourite recovery and addiction quotes of ALL time. If you are on Facebook or Pinterest, it’s likely you have read many of these quotes in the past, or at least seen some of them in your ‘timeline’. It’s also likely that you may not have paid too […]

By |March 21st, 2017|Inspiration|0 Comments

Why the War on Drugs has Failed

This week we have been busy designing an infographic highlighting why the ‘War On Drugs” should be abolished. This ‘war’ has been ongoing since 1971. In that amount of time, the global trade in illicit drugs has gone from strength to strength. Clearly, this ‘War’ isn’t working.In this infographic, we explain how the war on […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Drugs|0 Comments

Top 80 Recovery Blogs of 2016

Following the success of last year’s Top Recovery Blogs 2015, we’ve decided to continue this tradition for another year. This year has been an immensely strong one for recovery blogs, and we hope you will profit from the list of winners we’ve included below. We know we certainly did!
Many of these bloggers are little-known. Many […]

By |December 14th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Cancers Caused by Alcohol ‘To kill 135,000 in Next 20 Years’

A new study commissioned by Cancer Research and conducted by the University of Sheffield warns alcohol-related cancers could kill up to 135,000 people between now and 2035 if action is not taken to encourage people to reduce their drinking.The report says this might cost the NHS around £2Bn in treatment costs.The report recommends the Government […]

By |November 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments

Appeal Tries To Stop Minimum Alcohol Unit Pricing

The Scottish Government’s aim of enforcing minimum alcohol unit pricing took a fresh setback today. This is because the Scotch Whiskey Association (SWA) has lodged an appeal to the UK Supreme Court seeking to challenge the policy on groups it breaches EU trade laws.The Scottish Government has for many years now attempted to enforce the […]

By |November 21st, 2016|News|0 Comments