Today’s fact finding post! These statistics are shocking, considering all of the latest technology, medicinal discoveries, human attitudes, improvements in attitudes towards mental health and improvements in neighbourly relations following on from the COVID outbreak, people with substance use disorders (addictions) still face much persecution, judgement, shame, isolation. But it doesn’t have to be this way, find out how you can do your bit in this fact finding article!…
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Understanding The Jellinek Curve Of Addiction And Recovery – An Evidence Based Model
The Jellinek Curve outlines the disease model of addiction and how a person can move from a destructive, addicted state, only concerned about acquiring and using drugs and drinking alcohol, to a balanced recovery where you can grow and become a well balanced, happy, productive and prosperous human being once again.
Find out more about the Jellinek Curve here in this article and how it can benefit your addiction and efforts to enter recovery and then stay there!…
Change The Way You Approach Problems
Sometimes turning things upside down and looking at things from a different perspective can help you identify the way in which we deal with, learn from and move on from problems.
Find out how to do this, along with tips, tricks & techniques that will help you better solve your problems throughout your addiction and recovery journey!…
Step In The Right Direction
Labels and packaging on addictive prescription medicines are soon to be toughened up. The UK Government often overlook this ever worsening, possibility fatal, nationwide issue.
The Evening Standard newspaper have released this article, explaining that the warnings on prescription medications are to be toughened up. It is better late than never! Find out more and read the full article inside here.
Next Steps For International Overdose Awareness Day And We Need Your Help!
Tomorrow we will be submitting our official request to The London Eye to ask them to illuminate The London Eye purple in honour of International Overdose Awareness Day on the 31st August 2020. I know we don’t have much time so we are asking for your help to get behind this idea to remind London and the rest of the UK that overdoses are preventable and addiction is recoverable! And we need your help to make it happen using the hashtag #TurnPurple4Overdose