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Archive for the ‘News’ Category


The Steps Of Sobriety – Change and How To Deal With It.

24/09/2019 | category: News

“My Identity shifted when I got into recovery, That’s who I am now, and it actually gives me greater pleasure to have that identity than to be a musician or anything else because it keeps me in a manageable size…..it …

Suicide – A Life Lost Every 40 Seconds

13/09/2019 | category: News

Suicide accounts for one death every 40 seconds and globally every year, up to 800,000 people die from committing suicide. It is a leading cause in premature death with young adult death rates climbing and even though suicide is more …

Overdose Awareness Day

06/09/2019 | category: News

Last week was international overdose awareness day, a day which started in 2012, originating in Australia, but aimed at raising awareness all over the world.  Below are facts and Statistics around drug overdosing.  190,000 is the estimated number of deaths …

It Doesn’t Have To Be Game Over

27/08/2019 | category: News

It is the general consensus that the word addiction is often associated with toxic substances such as drugs and alcohol. However, addiction comes in many forms and with the recent classification of the disease, video gaming is becoming more recognised …

The Brain – And The Implications of Drugs

19/08/2019 | category: News

Our human control centre, the brain, is one of our largest and most complex organs with more than 100 billion nerves that communicate in trillions of connections, called synapses. It is the commander of our nervous system and is responsible …

‘I Need Help’ Sir Elton John Celebrates his 29 years of Sobriety.

08/08/2019 | category: News

Foto: Shutterstock (Featureflash Photo Agency)“29 years ago today, I was a broken man. I finally summoned up the courage to say 3 words that changed my life, I need help. Thank you to all the selfless people who have helped …

Burn-out; The Disease Of The Working World

02/08/2019 | category: News

Cancer to diabetes, strokes to heart disease and now… burn-out. Although not yet classified as a  ‘medical condition’ this year we saw burn-out being included in the 11th revision of the Classification of Diseases, under ‘Occupational Phenomenon’ by the World …

Fentanyl – The Secret Killer

22/07/2019 | category: News

Fentanyl is a highly addictive opioid claiming the lives of many. It’s often used knowingly, but in some cases unknowingly by the user. Fentanyl use has increased dramatically. In 2014 (USA) Fentanyl related deaths were around 4223, two years on …

Addiction Transference 

02/07/2019 | category: News

Addiction replacement or transference is classified by an individual in recovery substituting one addiction for another. This typically occurs during or after the treatment process for the original addiction. When a person enters treatment for addiction to drugs, alcohol, gambling …

Addiction Awareness Week

13/06/2019 | category: News

New research in the United Kingdom confirms a steady rise of addiction across society. As levels of substance abuse soar, it is estimated that half of Britons know someone who suffers from addiction. An even greater proportion of the public …

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