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London Alcohol Use A Major Cause For Concern

Public Health England has estimated that as many as 589,101 adults in London suffer from alcohol dependency and are in need of specialist alcohol treatment. These statistics are detailed in the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) report for 2016-2017. The report further details that only 1 in 5 adults with alcohol addiction treatment needs,…

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Alcohol rehab admission for Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck, the 46-year-old famous Hollywood actor and filmmaker, has broken his silence over his alcohol addiction treatment earlier this year. Affleck, whose ongoing battle with alcohol and gambling has been very much publicised, spent 40 days in a residential treatment centre for alcohol where he was admitted over the summer. There, he underwent his…

Cannabis worse for teens developing brains than alcohol

A long term study conducted by the Canadian University of Montreal has evidenced that cannabis use during teenage years can cause brain damage that is long lasting; in some cases irreversible. The study tracked and tested 3,800 teenage participants over a period of four years, with the youngest being aged 13. It is a well-documented fact…

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Top 3 most dangerous drugs to mix alcohol with

Mixing alcohol and drugs can be deadly Many individuals who take illicit drugs will see alcohol as a less harmful substance. This incorrect belief leads to alcohol and drugs frequently being mixed together; the results of which can lead to addiction and can also prove to be fatal. Alcohol was involved in a third of…

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An Addict’s story – Jails, Institutions or Death

BBC News published the story of Danny O’Sullivan, a young man from Renfrew, Glasgow, who against the odds has overcome his debilitating addiction to drugs. Danny’s journey with drugs started at the very tender of 13. By the age of 18, Danny was a full blown addict and in desperate need of help. Danny O’Sullivan…

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How To Survive A Relationship Breakup In Recovery

An intimate relationship with a significant other can be challenging at the best of times. Like all relationships, there are periods of change, adaptation and growth. Sadly, despite your best efforts, a relationship that you have emotionally invested in may break down. When you are in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction the end of…