In the United Kingdom, it’s estimated that approximately 430,000 people are considered to be problem gamblers. In fact, according to The Gambling Commission, 46 percent of people have gambled in the past four weeks. While gambling might seem like harmless fun, it can be a slippery … Read more about How can I start getting help for gambling addiction?
There was a time when gambling conjured up seedy smoke-filled bookies or dark basement clubs with poker tables and roulette wheels. This is no longer the case. Gambling….in its many guises….are available to the masses. You can't watch a sporting event on the TV now without being … Read more about Gambling: innocent fun or debilitating addiction?
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 … Read more about Treatment for Trauma Bahrain
This January Camino Recovery celebrates its sixth anniversary as a specialised therapy and addiction treatment centre on the Costa del Sol. Although we have been working in the treatment field for over 30 years, this month marks six years of helping people from our own retreat in the Marbella … Read more about Camino Recovery – celebrating six years in Marbella
Addiction often sounds like a dirty word that polite society applies to down-and-outs who are living rough. Actually, addiction does not discriminate. Addiction is the act of medicating pain, which can be physical or emotional. Addiction is symptomatic of many things that prompt us to ‘use’ whatever … Read more about Understanding Addiction
It is believed that in order to fully tackle and treat addiction, deep-seated family troubles must be identified and addressed. It is easy for families to point the finger at the addict but in fact the whole family needs help, and the whole family system is likely to need change. Whether the family … Read more about A “Healing the Family” Workshop Could Be the Answer…
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 is … Read more about World-Renowned Addictions Expert Don Lavender Leads Seminar on Addiction at The Renewal Centre, Reading
Addiction affects the whole family...stop enabling and do something about it today Intervention Alcoholism, drug addictions, gambling addiction, sex addiction and eating disorders are progressive and chronic diseases that, if left untreated, will result in the premature death of someone you … Read more about Addiction Intervention