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Are anxiety and depression the same?

17/06/2022 | category: News

The terms anxiety and depression are frequently used when talking about mental health. Since these are two of the most commonly occurring psychological conditions in the world, then that is to be expected. But what are they? And are they …

Ibiza Calm is 7!

08/06/2022 | category: News

This week Ibiza Calm celebrates its seventh birthday. The luxury rehab centre – set on the beautiful Spanish island of Ibiza opened on 6th June 2015 and has since gone from strength to strength. The addiction and mental health clinic …

Dealing with grief in addiction recovery

27/05/2022 | category: News

Grief and addiction are interlinked, one often having an impact on the other. Grief and trauma are two of the most common root causes of addiction with many individuals turning to the use of alcohol, drugs, or compulsive behaviours as …

Three stars who share 100+ years of sobriety

20/05/2022 | category: News

Alcoholism and addiction can happen to anyone. Being famous, or rich does not give you immunity to the deadly disease. Here are three well-known celebrities who, after wrestling with dependency problems when they were younger, have been successfully living their …

Why is binge drinking so dangerous?

10/05/2022 | category: News

Over 5% of all deaths worldwide result from the harmful use of alcohol. It is a factor in over 200 different illnesses, diseases, and injuries. In addition to the health repercussions of alcohol misuse – it has huge negative consequences …

What are process addictions? Common types and symptoms

28/04/2022 | category: News

When people think of addiction, they normally associate it with substances such as alcohol and drugs. However, some individuals are addicted to a certain behaviour or activity – such as gambling, sex, shopping, or the internet. These are called process …

April is Stress Awareness Month

20/04/2022 | category: News

Coping with stress and finding healthy ways to deal with tricky or demanding situations is vital for living a happy and productive life. Raising awareness and encouraging support, amongst friends, colleagues and in the community is a huge step towards …

5 tips for supporting a loved one in recovery

11/04/2022 | category: News

Substance misuse is a global problem. Alcohol is associated with almost 3 million deaths annually. In addition to this more than 76 million people are currently dependent on or abusing alcohol, and an estimated 36 million people struggled with a …

Substance abuse in teenagers

31/03/2022 | category: News

The United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC), 2021 World Drug Report stated that over 36 million people worldwide suffer from drug use disorders. The early use of substances is associated with abuse problems later in life – most …

The dangers of buying drugs online

21/03/2022 | category: News

Anyone that has access to the internet will have been subjected to pop-ups with offers of cheap medication delivered to your door, or maybe it is your email account that has been bombarded with spam ads claiming they can sell …

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