How To Avoid Relapse When Leaving Inpatient Rehab

Published 28 January 2022, in

Inpatient rehab is the most effective treatment plan out there, to work through whilst battling an addiction. Whilst success rates are high, relapse is part and parcel of the long-term recovery process. Relapse is a sensitive subject, viewed as the worst-case scenario for recovering addicts. It is understandable why relapse is viewed as a failure. Relapse is however a misunderstood response, which has many different…

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Types Of Substance Abuse And Treatment Options

Published 21 January 2022, in

The NHS says that there are different definitions of substance abuse depending on whether the term is being used in a public health, medical or criminal justice context. It gives a general definition of substance abuse as a “patterned use of a drug in which the user consumes the substance in amounts or with methods…

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What are the signs someone is an alcoholic?

Published 14 January 2022, in

Alcoholics are heavily stereotyped. They are usually labelled as down and out, as the epitome of a low-life individual, continuously associated with alcohol. When in fact, alcoholism can impact people from all walks of life and can display many different behaviours, signs, and changes. In some situations, it can be difficult to spot an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol is one of the most consumed…

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