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Posts Tagged ‘friends & family’ (192)

The role of anger in addiction

20/09/2022 | category: News

Addiction is a devastating mental health disease. It is characterised as not having control over the use of a substance or the participation in an activity, to the point where its continued, and/or excessive use, is harmful for you – …

The role of social media in eating disorders

10/08/2022 | category: News

Many studies have been done on the link between the media’s portrayal of the perfect body image – that of a thin female and muscular male – and the ever-growing obsession with body size; the unhealthy and sometimes dangerous weight-loss …

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 …

The festive season – alcohol use, family, stress and more …

17/12/2021 | category: News

The whole festive season is synonymous with alcohol. Drink parties at work, boozy Christmas lunches, mulled wine at the carol service. The prospect of having a drink is everywhere you go, with people letting their hair down, enjoying the celebrations, …

The impact of addiction on the family

12/07/2021 | category: News

Addiction is a devastating mental health disease that impacts the whole family. Not only do family members have to watch someone they love kill themselves slowly, through drink, drugs, or a behaviour, but the effects are far-reaching as it influences …

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