We expect our children to grow and change and develop over the years, but not many parents expect that they are going to have to do the same. The way we communicate with our children needs to evolve also. Nothing exemplifies this better than talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol. It can be… Read more about Talking to your kids about drugs and alcohol
By Don Lavender-Program Director at Camino Recovery Centre Leaders in the field of addiction treatment have noted that relapse is an issue which overshadows the industry. Over the last fifty year’s experience has shown that a leading cause of relapse is stress and one of the leading causes of stress is unaddressed or unresolved trauma.… Read more about Is Trauma Work Needed in Residential Addiction Care?
By Psychotherapist & Camino Recovery’s Programme Director Don Lavender Residential addiction treatment for alcoholism started in the 1940s. After a decade the clinicians made a remarkable discovery. This was that patients who had some level of family involvement in the treatment had greatly improved chances of achieving long-term sobriety. It may have been only weekend visits… Read more about Family Involvement in Addiction Treatment
The difference between a social drinker, alcohol abuser and alcoholic. Now that the festive season is upon us it may be time to look a little more closely at our drinking habits. For more people, Christmas is a time of celebration, but for those who flirt with addiction throughout the year, it is a period… Read more about Worried about your alcohol consumption this Christmas?
Although Bahrain is said to be in the High Income Group of countries, spending about 4.54% of its GDP on health, the World Health Organisation estimates that only 3.96% of this is spent on mental health care facilities. Unfortunately, the data on conditions such as trauma is quite scarce with PTSD Research Quarterly writing that there were few… Read more about Treatment for Trauma Bahrain
As one of the sunniest european nations, Spain has a mental healthcare system well above most other countries in the region. Camino Recovery is one of the few local facilities offering international standards of care for conditions such as anxiety. Many of our residential pacients come from Europe and the Middle East, because they find here… Read more about Treatment for Anxiety in Spain
When it comes to mental healthcare, Bahrain is far ahead of most other Middle Eastern countries. However, this does not mean that it currently offers international levels of care for conditions such as depression as certain advancements still need to be made. A paper in World Psychiatry found that while Bahrain had one of the… Read more about Treatment for Depression Bahrain
As one of the most progressive countries in the Gulf, Bahrain has received both positive and negative when it comes to drugs and alcohol. On the one hand, it has enjoyed a boost in tourism thanks to its relatively lax laws for the sale and consumption of alcohol. On the other, it has also experienced… Read more about Drug & Alcohol Rehab Bahrain