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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How to Take Better Care of Your Liver

How to Take Better Care of Your Liver

How to Take Better Care of Your Liver The liver is a very important organ in your body. Its job is to recognize the toxic substances in your body and converts them into harmless material to be released. The liver only weighs three pounds and is located in the right side of the abdomens underneath …

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How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy You only have one heart which plays a vital role in your body for pumping up blood throughout the body, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues, and gets rid of wastes like carbon dioxide. According to the American College of Cardiology, heart disease is still the leading cause …

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Fidget Spinners Help ADHD

Attention deficit problems are often treated with methods of self-distraction, like how fidget spinners help ADHD patients with subtle stress relief and constant motion.

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The Choking Game

Self-Harm and Addiction

One of the more disturbing adolescent trends involves flirting with asphyxia until one loses consciousness and passes out. This kind of chocking game is highly dangerous and deserves some attention from parents.

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What it’s Like to Live with ADHD

Few people know what it’s like to live with ADHD or other mental health conditions, but these factors play a large part in addiction and overall life happiness if left untreated.

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Songs to Help Suicidal Thoughts

Thoughts of suicide and self harm often plague patients in recovery from addiction and it’s exceptionally important that you combat these thoughts with good music, talking to others, and positive self care. Listen to these songs to help with suicidal thoughts.

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