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

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 which are harmful to themselves or others”, adding that it is a form of substance-related disorder. Substance abuse is not the same as alcohol or drug addiction but long-term substance abuse…

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What are the signs someone is an alcoholic?

Published 14 January 2022, in

In some situations, it can be difficult to spot an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol is one of the most consumed legal substances, accessible across the globe. It’s normalised and accepted, even to binge-like scales. With that, differentiating someone who’s in control of their alcohol consumption, against someone who isn’t, can be tough. Commonly recognisable through physical, psychological, behavioural, and…

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