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Rough Guide to 12 Step Programmes

27th May 2015

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is a group that has become synonymous with the concepts of recovery and lasting sobriety and has been instrumental in changing the conversation surrounding addiction since its inception. As the science and psychology of addiction evolves, the role of Alcoholics Anonymous may change, but is likely to remain a cornerstone of many

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Professional Footballers using Drugs (again)

27th May 2015

  In the news this week three professional football players tested positive for recreational drugs including ecstasy and cocaine. The named and shamed included Aaron McCarey of Wolves, Jose Baxter of Sheffield United and Jake Livermore of Hull City. The Professional Footballers Association’s Chief, Gordon Taylor feels players need more education on the destruction caused

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How to Stop Using Crack?

27th May 2015

Crack-cocaine is a chemically altered and more potent form of cocaine. This drug first hit the United Kingdom in the 1970s, and crack cocaine use is on the rise. Baking soda or ammonia is added to cocaine powder and cooked in an oven. A rock-like substance is formed, hence the name ‘crack cocaine’. Crack cocaine

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How Long Does it Take to Stop Using OxyContin

27th May 2015

What Is OxyContin? Oxycontin is a very powerful semi-synthetic opioid pain killer that belongs to a class of prescription medications known as opioid narcotic analgesics. It is usually only prescribed for severe pain and is most commonly used to control the pain in those suffering from cancer or post-operative pain. OxyContin is a member of

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