The Alarm went at 5.37am! It seemed a good idea last night to ascend La Maroma. As I dragged myself out of bed the wisdom of that decision seemed less obvious. In the depths of my Alcohol addiction there wouldn’t have been a chance that I would see this time of day….unless I hadn’t gone to … Read more about New adventures in Sobriety: La Maroma
Alcoholism is a disease that officially kills around twenty people a day in the UK. But the official figures don't tell the full story. They don't account for alcohol-related heart disease, strokes, suicides and many other proximate causes of death. Death certificates don't record these as … Read more about Mr. P on Alcoholism
At the age of 23, the last thing I thought I would be doing is changing my life; I’d thought at my age, there was hardly anything to be changed - I was still in the process of building it! While this might hold some truth, the blocks with which I was building were not leading me toward success … Read more about A Recovery story: Carnival time in Trinidad and Tobago
Addiction can conjure up dark and unsettling images in the mind, and it can cause people to feel isolated, alone and depressed. Oftentimes, the place we call home can be associated with our pain and anguish, and those who experience alcoholism or drug dependency are afraid to face relatives and, … Read more about The advantages of a treatment centre in Spain
Approximately one in four people experience a mental health problem each year, according to Mind, a mental health charity in the U.K. From post-traumatic stress disorder to anxiety and depression, today’s generations suffer greatly. However, many people are failing to recognise and act on their … Read more about Depression: What are the signs and symptoms?
In 1955 Addiction was acknowledged by WHO (World Health Organization) as a disease. A year later the AMA (American Medical Association) went a step further and acknowledged it a family disease. Ask the many friends and families of addicts and alcoholics about this and they will concur….The … Read more about Watching families heal
So it’s January and the party's over. I am filled with a sense of dread. It’s the same sense of dread that I feel when the sun is coming up about 6am, and I’m sobering up enough to know that I have to go home and sleep, suffer the hangover and face reality. I don’t know how to feel … Read more about Hitting rock bottom in January: New Year, New Life
Camino recovery Centre opened its doors on January 1st 2009 in an effort to provide a unique and bespoke treatment centre in the sun. Motivated by a desire to create an intimate place offering a diverse spectrum of therapeutic interventions Camino was born and its first home was in San Pedro on … Read more about We’re 10! Camino turns 10 years old on January 1st