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Posts Tagged ‘help for addiction’ (83)

5 Common myths about addiction – debunked!

10/11/2022 | category: News

With any subject that is at times controversial and often misunderstood, there are always rumours, myths and half-truths circling around the whole concept. Addiction is no different. Because many people really don’t understand the disease, they only see the destruction …

Why do people self-harm?

30/09/2022 | category: News

Self-harming is the deliberate act of injuring oneself. There are many ways people can do this, and any repeated low or high-risk behaviour that causes harm or injury can be considered as self-harm. Common methods include – •         Cutting, slicing, scratching, …

International Overdose Awareness Day

29/08/2022 | category: News

August 31st is International Overdose Awareness Day. A global event that is held annually with the aim of raising understanding around overdoses, reducing the stigma of drug-related deaths, and acknowledging the grief felt by those left behind. The campaign spreads …

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 …

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 …

Is Cannabis Addictive?

09/02/2022 | category: News

In October, Luxembourg became the first country in Europe to legalise the production and consumption of cannabis. Germany’s incoming chancellor announced proposed drug policy changes during November, which would see its decriminalisation and give a potential €3 billion boost to …

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, …

Therapy at the rehab in Ibiza

20/10/2021 | category: News

Two of the key components to treating addiction, and other psychiatric and psychological conditions, are therapy and having a safe space in which to be able to share feelings. Therapy supports people so they can unburden themselves of long-held fears, …

Addiction: Are there differences between the sexes?

20/07/2021 | category: News

Addiction does not recognise class, race, or gender it can grasp hold of anyone, at any time. No one chooses to be an addict, and there is no single reason why someone becomes one. It could be linked to a …

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