Addiction

  • Silent Middle Class Family Alcohol Epidemic

    A recent study commissioned by a children’s charity has found that many middle class parents have turned to drinking due to the pressures of family life. It has...

  • Alcohol Problems And Treatment

    There has been a big rise in the number of people in the North West suffering with liver disease, a study which was conducted by The North West Public Observatory found...

  • Surge in Drugs Used for Alcohol Treatment

    Over the last 10 years, drugs prescribed for alcohol treatment have soared by 70%. It’s reported that doctors prescribed almost £3million worth of drugs to...

  • Alcohol & Mental Health

    Drinking too much alcohol can have negative effects on mental health. Many people think that alcohol is a stimulant but in fact it depresses the central nervous...

  • Scientists Suspect "Binge Drinking Gene"

    Scientists at Kings College London have made key discoveries leading them to suspect that some people have a gene which inclines them towards binge drinking by boosting...

  • Alcohol Addiction In Parents

    The government have recently decided that they need to pay attention to parents who drink too much the same as it does to those who misuse illegal drugs. Research...

  • Prescription Medication Addiction

    Health ministers have recently slammed doctors who are thought to be over prescribing a range of drugs to middle aged patients. These include sleeping pills,...

  • Is Cocaine Behind The Recession?

    Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, suggested in his Mansion House speech that "the role of a central bank in monetary policy is to take the punch bowl...

  • How To Help An Alcoholic

    If you know someone – whether a family member, loved one, friend or colleague – who is suffering from alcoholism, you may be wondering how you can help them...

  • Why Choose A Private Rehab Clinic?

    An addiction can take over people lives we often hear that people just want it to “go away” and simply “just stop”. Many people that know and...

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