See Lapses And Relapses As A Learning Experience

Breaking any type of habit can be challenging because it is easy to get accustomed to anything that is constantly practiced. This is why, when trying to break a substance dependence habit, one reality that people face is the risk of relapsing.

Find out about triggers and preventative measures that you can put in place here…

How To Trust Someone Who Has An Addiction

Learning to trust an addict or regain trust that’s been lost can be a difficult thing to do. It’s easy to break trust but hard to get it back, however it is possible with hard work, effort and the right knowledge.
The content in this article will help you begin to learn how to undergo this process, along with links and tips.

How The Terms We Use In Addiction And Recovery Matter And How To Overcome This Vital Issue

What we say and how we say it has an enormous impact on ourselves and others. For example, saying substance abuse instead of substance use disorder can create the feeling that they are choosing to use/drink and that it can be a moral failing.

The results inside, along with downloadable media, studies, reports, tips and ideas to overcome this barrier many face before or whilst deciding whether to enter and accept help in recovery.
We have lost so many lives from this which could have otherwise been saved. Lets not loose anymore people unnecessarily just because of this issue.

20 Weird, Strange And Dangerous Drugs People Use To Get High

These are the top 20 of the weirdest, strangest and dangerous drugs use and abused around the world. Some of which we haven’t even heard of before ourselves!…

You may be surprised at the lengths people will go to in order to get high, whether it’s for pleasure, ceremonial purposes, used as traditional practices or for alternative/traditional medicines.
This is a must read!…

Addiction On The Brain – How The Damage Is Done And How To Undo The Damage

Understanding the damage we have caused to our bodies through continual abuse by substances undoubtedly takes a toll on our bodies generally, but our brains the most!
Knowing what damage is done and how to undo that damage is vital information if you want to succeed in long-term recovery and abstinence from substances.
All you need to know is here, in this article.

Drug And Alcohol Overdose – Don’t Let It Happen To You!

In England alone, there were over 314,000 potential years of life lost related to alcohol consumption, the highest level since 2011 and there were 4,359 deaths related to drug poisoning registered in the UK, the highest number and the highest annual increase.

These numbers are shocking. We need to bring the topics of addictions and overdoses into the spotlight, remove the stigma and shame previously attached to them and raise awareness for this vital issue. These lives could have been saved from Addictions that are treatable & overdoses that are preventable!

What Are The UK Drug Laws And How Does The Drug Classification System Work?

The laws controlling drug use are complicated but there are three main statutes regulating the availability of drugs in the UK: The Misuse of Drugs Act (1971), The Medicines Act (1968) and The Psychoactive Substances Act (2016).
Understanding how these UK laws impact your life because of drugs, alcohol and addiction. Find out all you need to know here in this guide to UK drug and alcohol laws and the classification system that revolves around it.
You will also be able to find help and support if you are currently involved in any criminal investigations, criminal punishment or concerned for others involved in the world of drugs, alcohol and addiction.

The Use Of Complimentary Medicine, Holistic Therapies And Equine Therapy In Addiction

This article looks at the wide range of alternative and complimentary therapies that can assist actively using addicts to get into recovery more successful and more likely to be maintained.
This article also looks at the role of equine therapy in addiction recovery. Creating a recovery plan that includes both western medicine and alternative/complimentary therapies.

Do You Have A Problem With Alcohol? Use Our CAGE Screening Tool To Find Out

The CAGE test is one of the best known screening tools to determine whether you may have a problem or possible addiction to alcohol. This test is short and sweet, with only 4 questions!