According to recent figures, up to one in six doctors will have been addicted to drink or drugs – or both – at some point during their medical careers, which makes you wonder – these highly paid carers may have your life in their not so steady hands! What’s more, a survey compiled from hospital … Read more about Why are so many doctors addicted to drink or drugs?
One in three adults in England and Wales have used illicit drugs in their lifetime, according to a study by the British Crime Survey. In fact, deaths related to drug misuse are at their highest since comparable records began in 1993. But over the years, the landscape of drug use has changed. … Read more about 7 Drugs for 7 decades
World-Renowned Addictions Expert Don Lavender Leads Seminar on Addiction at The Renewal Centre, Reading
Camino Recovery an Addiction Treatment centre base in Spain are offering GPs and Counsellors the opportunity to meet with Addictions Therapist Don Lavender BA M.Div for an education in Addiction at The Renewal Centre, Swallowfield. This seminar will run on Monday 11th February between 3-5pm. Don … Read more about World-Renowned Addictions Expert Don Lavender Leads Seminar on Addiction at The Renewal Centre, Reading
Have you overdone it this Christmas? Throughout the festive season alcohol as well as other substances tend to be more readily available, with society more readily condoning antisocial behaviour brought on by intoxication. January is Love Your Liver Month and with the month drawing to an end, it … Read more about Love Your Liver Month!
With a combination of gloomy grey weather, post Christmas financial strains and shattered New Year’s resolutions, the third Monday in January is said to be the most depressing day of the year. The original date of ‘Blue Monday’ was mathematically calculated by Dr. Cliff Arnall, a researcher at … Read more about Blue Monday
Stella Hartley, 31, is a recovering alcoholic who started drinking heavily when she was just 15. What started out as a social habit, turned into an all consuming need for alcohol and alcoholic oblivion. Over the years, she lost control of her life; lost her job, fell out with her family and … Read more about A Fresh Start At Camino Recovery Centre – A New Year; A New You
Figures obtained by 7News indicate that the number of teenagers addicted to drugs and alcohol has risen dramatically. Over the last three years, the number of those addicted have jumped by up to 300 percent. The most common addictions are alcohol, amphetamines and marijuana. If you have a … Read more about Teen addiction
A Loyola University Health System study has found another reason to not binge drink alcohol. Binge drinking, researchers found, could change the body’s immune system response to orthopaedic injury. “This tremendously complicates the trauma care of these patients,” said bone biologist John … Read more about Binge drinking and the immune system – the damage