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How to Help a Problem Gambler

19th August 2020

  Compulsive gambling can cause considerable strain on a variety of relationships, particularly between families, friends and colleagues. Problem gambling can in extreme circumstances lead to stealing, lying and cheating in order to conceal and feed gambling addiction. If you found this page it is likely you are currently experiencing problem gambling within your family

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Top 10 Tips to Help Parents of Drug Addict

10th August 2020

It’s every parent’s nightmare to discover their child is addicted to drugs. No matter what steps you took to avoid this situation we feel it true to say no parent is totally immune to this risk. If you find yourself in this situation then know you are not alone. You also need to know that

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Does The Public Trust The Government To Deal With Drug and Alcohol Related Crime?

6th August 2020

Despite COVID-19, Brexit overload, growing concerns about climate change and an abundance of other important global issues dominating the news this past year, many people in Britain still have concerns about the effects drug and alcohol use has on communities throughout the country. As being one of the UK’s leading drug and alcohol treatment centres,

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How Alcohol Affects the Brain

4th August 2020

Approximately 3 million people die from alcohol-related causes, representing a staggering 1 in 20 deaths (WHO). Thousands more attend an alcohol rehab centre in order to combat alcohol’s negative health repercussions. In this post we dissect how alcohol consumption affects the human brain. Alcohol is deemed a ‘depressant’ as opposed as a ‘stimulant’, and scientists

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Tips For Looking After Your Mental Health as we are coming out of The Lockdown

24th July 2020

The impacts of Covid-19 and the accompanying lockdown have been tough on everyone. A national survey by the ONS conucted in May, at the height of the lockdown, found that more than two thirds (69%) of adults in the country reported feeling worried. The most common issue was fear for the future while more than

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Offspring Addiction: What Role Do You As A Parent Play In Their Recovery?

23rd July 2020

Parents are identified as supporters, as authoritative figures, as leaders of life. However, in some situations, parents can in fact deter the quality of life of their adolescent and adult children, but what role do parents play in Addiction Recovery? Behaviours are commonly taught. We are also conditioned by our environments, by our associations, by

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10 Signs Of An Online Shopping Addiction

23rd July 2020

How often do you shop online? Are you able to make rational purchases of items you actually require? Unfortunately, for a proportion of individuals, this can be extremely difficult to control, down to an online shopping addiction. Although a primary diagnosis of an online shopping addiction is yet to be made, many individuals across the

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Top 10 Tips on Planning and Holding an Intervention

30th June 2020

Have you been witnessing a loved one or friend suffer through addiction or mental health issues for some time? This can be an extremely tough process for all individuals. Have you already attempted to offer a degree of support and empathy, yet you feel like you’re getting nowhere? This is very common when looking to tackle an addiction.   One of the most

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Women and Alcoholism

30th June 2020

An addiction can impact any individual no matter their age, gender, ethnicity, background or status in the world. However, now more than ever, alcoholism seems to be affecting women rapidly.   Recent research carried out by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has recognised a concerning rise in the link between women and alcoholism. For years, alcoholism and addictive behaviours have been stereotyped around male figures. However, as life

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