Children of Addicted Parents

25th October 2021

When someone you care about develops a drug or alcohol problem it can cause many difficulties for those around them. Friends and family members might cut you off if they feel they are no longer able to deal with the situation. However, when you’re the child of someone suffering from addiction, walking away isn’t always…

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Addiction during Covid-19

COVID-19: The Impact on Addiction

12th October 2021

Drug-related deaths and alcohol-related hospital admissions were already at all-time highs before Covid-19. However, since the pandemic hit, these numbers have risen exponentially. Covid has had a major impact on the physical and mental wellbeing of millions of people across the UK and all over the world. However, those in recovery and active addiction, are…

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Addiction Recovery Signpost

Case Study – John’s addiction to prescription painkillers

23rd March 2021

John’s story is very different to most stories you’d associate with addiction. John was 56 when he accessed support from Which Rehab. “Up until I was involved in a car accident at the age of 54 my life was pretty normal. I had a good upbringing, a successful career, a happy marriage, and 2 almost…

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Case Study – Melanie’s Battle with Alcohol Addiction

23rd March 2021

If you were to meet Melanie, 42 today, you would never believe what she has been through. In fact, she was so skilled at hiding her drinking that even her close friends and husband spent years unaware of the true extent of her problem. “I first realised I had a problem when I was at…

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Alcohol free Christmas

The Driest Christmas Ever?

10th December 2020

Sales of low and no-alcohol drinks are skyrocketing so are we looking at the driest Christmas ever? We have been going through a year unlike any other. Ever since the coronavirus hit, it has impacted our daily lives. Now it’s also affecting those annual events and holidays we celebrate every year. Many cancelled their trips…

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Cheap alcohol encouraging alcohol addiction

A Week’s Booze For The Price Of A Coffee

3rd December 2020

Shocking research shows that the maximum recommended week’s booze ration can be bought for the price of a coffee. When it comes to buying alcohol, price can be a deciding factor for many people. Times are hard right now and money is tight. Many are wondering if there are more important things they could spend…

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alcohol banned on Scotrail

Scotrail Closes Doors On Booze on Trains

28th November 2020

Scotrail is stopping alcohol consumption on trains and in stations Scotrail has announced there will be no booze on trains in a response to the coronavirus outbreak. However, it may only be a temporary measure. All the way through the pandemic, people have had to live with restrictions. We have seen pubs, bars, and restaurants…

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Illegal alcohol issue in India

Catastrophic Death Toll In India Linked To Illegal Alcohol

28th November 2020

In what could only be called a national tragedy, the continent of South Asia has been rocked by news that around 100 people in India have died from drinking illegally made alcohol. In the north of the country Punjabi police carried out a swift, definitive response, swooping down and carrying out mass series of over…

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Drunk driver being breathalised

Coffee Cup Leads Cops to Drink Driver Hiding In Chicken Farm

26th November 2020

They say, if you consume to excess and get behind the wheel, you are certain to be found out in the end. But who could have predicted a drunk driver, evading the scene of the crime, would be found in, of all places, a chicken farm? If that were not enough, it would take a…

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Scottish Parliament bollards

Drunk Driver Lucky Not To Be Shot

24th November 2020

A drunk driver was lucky not to be shot when they crashed into an anti-terror bollard. Everybody knows it’s foolish to get behind the wheel when drinking. You are literally taking your life in your hands and could harm innocent people in the process. However, for a drunk driver in Edinburgh it almost had even…

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