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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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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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Surviving Your First Sober Christmas

13th December 2021

An alcohol-free Christmas The holiday season can be especially hard on those in recovery. A period of festivities is often characterised by drinking and lots of food. Even those who don’t usually drink to excess may find themselves pushing their limits around this time. If you’re newly sober then the chances are, the thought of…

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Alcohol Addiction Statistics in UK

22nd November 2021

Alcoholism, also referred to as alcohol use disorder has always been a major problem in the UK. However, in the last five decades alcoholism rates have increased by more than 50 percent, resulting in a huge rise in alcohol-related deaths, illness, mental health issues, and hospital admissions. When discussing alcoholism, many think about middle-aged people…

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Alcoholism : Spotting The Signs

8th November 2021

  Alcoholism is characterised by the compulsive need to drink alcohol despite the physical, psychological, and financial consequences. What many believe to be a lack of willpower or self-control is in fact a serious psychological illness, one that requires treatment in a registered rehab facility. Alcohol addiction also referred to as alcohol dependence, is a…

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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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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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Drinking Too Much May Add To Anxiety

25th April 2020

These Are Stressful Times But Drinking Too Much May Be Adding To Your Anxiety This is a very frightening time, and people all over the country are suffering anxiety, unsure about what’s going to happen with the virus pandemic. The Covid-19 lockdown can make people feel very lonely and isolated.  You turn on the TV…

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