Alcoholism, a debilitating condition characterised by an uncontrollable and harmful desire for alcohol, permeates every facet of an individual’s life. While the causes of alcoholism are diverse, including genetic predispositions, environmental factors, and personal experiences, its detrimental effects on health, relationships, and overall well-being are profound. This article explores the four primary treatments for alcoholism, […]
Alcohol withdrawal refers to the symptoms that manifest if you have an alcohol use disorder and you suddenly stop drinking. Here we will discuss the withdrawal symptoms of alcohol (also known as Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome, or AWS), what symptoms you might experience and how best to manage the alcohol detox process. FAQs What are […]
Find out about the link between alcohol and mental health issues and how a dual diagnosis can be treated today.
There has been a growing ambition in recent years to the use and effectiveness of psychedelics to treat addiction. This has led to researchers at the University of Exeter currently trialling the use of ketamine in the treatment of alcohol addiction. The trial – which has reached its second stage – will focus on […]
For many people, the cost of rehab is the deciding factor when considering which treatment path to take. However, while private rehab treatment in the UK comes at a price, it has helped millions of people overcome their addictions. So, how much does rehab really cost in the UK? On average, you can expect to […]
It’s important to discuss the commonly abused legal drugs… The term ‘drugs’ is commonly associated with illicit substances, such as cocaine and heroin. However, some of the most addictive drugs aren’t illegal at all. Some are readily available over the counter while others are obtained by prescription. There is no dispute over the efficacy of […]