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Common Misconceptions about Addiction & Recovery

We live in an age of unlimited information, but information should not be mistaken for knowledge. Addiction and recovery is a prime example of a topic where the knowledge void is often filled with untruth, rumour, and conjecture. Society has long viewed addiction as a moral failing, however according to researchers and specialists in the [...]

2019-03-28T19:12:07+01:0028 March, 2019|News|

The Opioid Crisis is on the rise

In Britain, the nation’s opioid crisis is on the rise. Last year, the Office for National Statistics reported that fentanyl deaths were up by 29%. What are Opioids? Opioids are drugs generally used to help alleviate severe pain and are usually only available with a doctor's prescription. Opioids work by attaching to receptors in the [...]

2019-03-18T21:50:39+01:0018 March, 2019|News|

Mens’ Mental Health and Addiction

There is a growing silent crisis in psychology circles regarding mental health issues leading to suicide and substance abuse predominantly in men. Research is showing that men are roughly three times more likely than women to develop destructive addictions sometimes referred to as ‘slow-motion suicide,’ given that it can often end in a premature death [...]

2019-03-05T15:02:09+01:005 March, 2019|News|