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Anxiety and Addiction Guide

26th April 2017

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

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All Time Top 20 Addiction Recovery Quotes

21st March 2017

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

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Why the War on Drugs has Failed

3rd February 2017

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

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Top 80 Recovery Blogs of 2016

14th December 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.

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

21st November 2016

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

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Minimum Alcohol Unit Pricing Policy See’s Fresh Appeals

21st November 2016

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 policy, which will force retailers to set a minimum unit price of 50p. However,

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[INFOGRAPHIC] The Shocking Facts About Alcohol Consumption

10th October 2016

In this candid and sensational infographic, we visually outline a number of startling facts concerning alcohol consumption in the United Kingdom. Specifically, this tell-all infographic reveals to you: The shocking event of binge drinking amongst the UK public The number of alcohol-related deaths that occurred during recent years Gender differences for the occurrence of alcohol

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England & Wales See’s Drug-Related Deaths At Record High

16th September 2016

The Government’s policy of dealing with drug and alcohol addiction was hit with fresh criticism this week. Why? Because official figures reveal drug-related deaths have hit record levels in both England and Wales, despite figures of drug use being lower than previous years. These figures counted coroners’ ruling during the year 2015. These deaths involved

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The Winner’s Guide to Nutrition in Recovery

1st September 2016

If you have gone through the experience of being addicted to drugs or alcohol, then you will also understand the damage your addiction inflicted on your eating habits and general nutrition. Drug or alcohol addiction is often accompanied by many years of poor eating. Thus, when a person is treated at a drug or alcohol

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How To Overcome Your Internet Porn Addiction – Complete Guide

12th July 2016

How To Overcome Your Internet Porn Addiction – The Complete Guide In this post, we discuss the hot topic of Internet porn addiction. Millions of men across the globe are thought to be suffering with Internet porn addiction. A recent study says around 33% of males aged between 16-34 years old are addicted to Internet porn

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