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Cannabis Isn’t as Harmless as You Think BLOG

Why Cannabis Isn’t as Harmless as You Think

20th June 2022

      In this article, you will learn to understand why cannabis isn’t as harmless as you think… Medical use of cannabis was legalised in the UK on 1 November 2018. However, there continues to be ongoing discussion about whether cannabis should be completely legalised and decriminalised in the UK. In January 2022, a…

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Early Recovery Blog

What Can I Expect in Early Recovery?

8th June 2022

Early Recovery What Can I Expect in Early Recovery? Early recovery sometimes feels like an overwhelming series of challenges. Giving up the old way of life didn’t fully prepare us for the new one – how are we to cope? The answer lies in managing our expectations and responses. Don’t expect too much too soon. Recovery…

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Commonly Abused Legal Drugs Blog

Commonly Abused Legal Drugs

19th May 2022

It’s important to discuss the commonly abused legal drugs… The term ‘drugs’ is commonly associated with illicit substances, such as cocaine and heroin. However, some of the most addictive drugs aren’t illegal at all. Some are readily available over the counter while others are obtained by prescription. There is no dispute over the efficacy of…

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CBT for addiction

How is CBT Used in Addiction Treatment?

4th May 2022

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence-based treatment focused on chance. CBT is a psychological treatment that focuses on changing certain behavioural patterns and the way a person thinks. For someone going into rehab or looking for different methods of addiction therapy, we will discuss how CBT is used in addiction treatment and how effective…

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What is Long-Term Recovery?

19th April 2022

Heavy drug use over a prolonged period can cause major chemical changes in the brain. Eventually, the brain becomes reliant on these drugs in order to function. While this can be effectively treated with addiction rehab, recovery requires most of the body’s key functioning systems to get healthy again. It also takes time for the…

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Relapse or Lapse?

5th April 2022

In addiction recovery, whenever a person returns to active involvement with their drug or behaviour of choice, it is considered a relapse that requires an appropriate response. However small it seems, any slip back into addictive behaviour, especially substance use, must be addressed swiftly and appropriately. Exactly how it is dealt with can be crucial.…

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Alcohol addiction affecting your liver

How Does Alcohol Affect The Liver?

28th March 2022

The liver is one of the most crucial organs in the body, one we rely on to keep us alive. While we can survive with a partial liver, we can’t live without one at all. The liver is responsible for metabolising (breaking down) toxins from medications and alcohol. However, when the liver becomes overburdened, the…

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Are My Drinking Habits A Problem?

9th March 2022

Sometimes drinking habits can become problematic without you realising, and quite often an event occurs that will leave you concerned about the amount of alcohol you’re consuming. It’s important that you are honest with yourself about the extent of your alcohol use to prevent further damage to your mental and physical well-being.   What is…

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Opioid Addiction

The Rise in Opioid Addiction

28th February 2022

Opioids are one of the most addictive groups of drugs around, affecting many communities in all parts of the world. Most opioid drugs are synthesised from the Asian-native opium poppy plant. Mainly used for recreational purposes, opioids typically have a pain-reducing and euphoric effects. Deaths related to synthetic opioids such as Fentanyl are considered to…

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Things to Consider When Choosing a Rehab

11th February 2022

Deciding to seek help for addiction is a big step and can often feel daunting. The fear of the unknown, paired with the added pressure of making the right choice is an overwhelming feat. Whether you’re looking to start treatment yourself, or you’re helping a loved one choose a clinic, there are several factors that…

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