Concerns Over the Legalisation of Medical Cannabis for the Addiction Sector

Patient holding a medical cannabis pipe, Castle Craig rehab

On 5 March, the UN-backed International Narcotics Control Board released their annual report. The UN has finally published their long-awaited opinion on medical cannabis legalisation and programmes. They warn that poor implementation and quick expansion of programmes poses a risk to public health, particularly for recreational use. As we know at Castle Craig, long-term use …

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Can I Quit Addiction On My Own?

Man holds sign with 'stop drugs', quit addiction on your own, Castle Craig rehab

So you admitted you have a problem. Maybe you’ve proclaimed yourself as an alcoholic or drug addict, or maybe you simply think that you have developed a bad habit of drinking a few too many on the weekend. Now what? Many people, even those with a serious addiction, don’t instantly jump to the conclusion of …

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How Cold Weather Affects Our Alcohol Consumption

How Cold Weather Affects Our Alcohol Consumption | Alcohol Rehab Treatment

  Dr Peter McCann    The news cycle often highlights the stark differences in drinking cultures in different parts of the world. The binge drinking culture of Great Britain leading to animalistic Friday night scenes on the streets is contrasted with the Southern European practice of sipping a glass of wine while enjoying a meal …

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Is Social Media deliberately addictive?

The dangers of addiction to social media

Conspiracy to Confession: A Behind-the-Scenes Investigation Uncovers Social Media’s Deliberately Addictive Design In most eyes, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat are seen as a positive addition to our lives. They allow us to stay in touch with friends, reconnect with old colleagues, share funny stories, pictures and videos; and keep up with the latest trends. …

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An Interview with a Gambling Therapist (Video)

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Interview with Tony Marini, Castle Craig’s Specialist Gambling Therapist who Treats Cryptocurrency Addiction Castle Craig is the first addiction treatment clinic to offer treatment for people who are addicted to the trading of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Tony Marini was a compulsive gambler and cocaine addict before getting into recovery and training as a therapist. He …

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The Celebration Effect

The Celebration Effect

The Celebration Effect We typically think of negative events as the biggest threat to recovery. Losing a job, getting divorced, losing a loved one all make you want to forget your problems, even temporarily. Even seemingly minor challenges can pile up and feel like too much to bear. We less often think of good events …

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Crypto-Addiction Guide

A guide to bitcoin cryptocurrency addiction

An online Guide to Cryptocurrency Addiction This online Digital Currency addiction  guide is for: Anyone who is worried about their Cryptocurrency trading habit; The family, partner and friends of anyone whose cryptocurrency trading habit has become a problem. Find out about the following: Is cryptocurrency addiction common? Is my cryptocurrency addiction a problem? How can …

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Getting Help

Getting Help with cryptocurrency addiction at castle craig hospital

Getting Help with Cryptocurrency Addiction Trading in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin can be addictive A cryptocurrency or day-trading addiction can destroy lives Specialist gambling treatment is available at Castle Craig Hospital   What is a cryptocurrency? Cryptocurrencies are digital currencies that are not backed up by a central bank like the Bank of England. They are …

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Cryptocurrency FAQ’s

Cryptocurrency FAQ at Castle Craig Hospital

Facts about Addiction to Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple & Litecoin Compulsive betting on cryptocurrency markets such as Bitcoin is a fast-growing, worldwide problem. This web page provides & describes the cryptocurrency terms needed to discuss the problem with someone who may be addicted. If you think you might be addicted to the trading …

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How Animals Can Help You Beat Addiction

How Animals Can Help You Beat Addiction

How Animals Can Help You Beat Addiction Everyone loves puppies and kittens. If you are in recovery, spending time with animals can have many benefits. Here are some of the big ones. Pets give you emotional support. This is especially important if you live alone. Loneliness is a major concern in recovery. If you are …

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Bitcoin Addiction

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Addiction to Bitcoin Cryptocurrency day-trading Castle Craig Hospital provides treatment for people addicted to day-trading, spread betting and the trading of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple & Litecoin. We treat these as forms of gambling addiction.     Dr Mark Griffiths, Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University, recently told Castle Craig: “Addiction …

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