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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Professions with the Highest Risks of Substance Abuse

Professions with the Highest Risks of Substance Abuse

Professions with the Highest Risks of Substance Abuse High pressure jobs can take a toll on its workers. Police officers, doctors, factory workers, lawyers and many other careers deal with the lives of their clients. In order to deal with their anxiety or depression, they take to substance abuse. It is important for workers to …

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Will Arnett Relapses While Shooting Flaked Series

Will Arnett Relapses While Shooting Flaked Series

Will Arnett Relapses While Shooting Flaked Series Relapse can happen to anyone. When you are surrounded by triggers or you think about what life was like when you were under the influence, you tend to miss those substances. Will Arnett told his story this year about his relapse while filming his new series and how …

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Why Do Addicts Refuse Help and How to Help Them

Why Do Addicts Refuse Help and How to Help Them

Why Do Addicts Refuse Help and How to Help Them When you see someone who is clearly struggling with addiction, you wish that you can just force that person to go to a treatment facility. We cannot force someone to get help unless we see an overdose. It is important to take small actions to …

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Valium Addiction

valium addiction

With the rash of prescription medication addictions sweeping the western world, it’s no surprise that Valium addiction is on the rise. Learn how to recognize and get help for this substance dependency.

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The Effects of Parental Addiction on Children

Children are very sensitive to the behavior of their parents at young, impressionable stages of development and the effects of parental addiction on children can cause long term mental health issues and make them prone to addiction.

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The Reason for Individual Treatment Programs

While the biological roots of chemical dependency are similar for everyone, each person’s struggle with addiction is unique. That’s the main reason for individual treatment programs that cater to each person’s needs, triggers, and goals.

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Denial is Faced By Everyone

It’s difficult to admit the things we don’t like about ourselves, therefore denial is faced by everyone. Let’s come together and help each other face reality and pursue active recovery from addiction.

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Different Methods of Detoxification

Detoxification is the first step to treating a substance abuse disorder. It’s the process of removing all traces of the drug from the body. There are different methods of detoxification you can explore.

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