Addiction changes the way the brain carries out its regular functions. Find out how more time spent in residential rehab results in a higher chance of recovery….
Belgium is the first EU Member State to implement legislation to counteract psycho-social risks determined by work-related stress, like burnout….
If you are entitled to healthcare treatment in Ireland you can get it at Castle Craig in Scotland….
Dr. Lance Dodes criticises Alcoholics Anonymous and the 12 Step approach to addiction in his new book The Sober Truth. A few experts reply to him….
CRAFT an intervention approach targeting addicts who refuse treatment while helping their loved ones survive the crisis of addiction. Find out more here….
An interview about the role of online Narcotics Anonymous meetings in recovery from addiction….
An article about our connection with nature and how it can help in addiction recovery….
Rebuilding a damaged relationship can be one of the biggest challenges in addiction recovery. Find out how differences between the male and female brain help….
Public Health England (NHS) recommends the use of 12-Step self-help groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). Castle Craig is a 12-step based rehab clinic….
A recent research paper suggests electronic cigarettes can be more toxic than normal cigarettes. Read more experts’ opinions and e-cigs health risks here….
Few could picture Philip Seymour Hoffman as a heroin addict. For many, this was a confrontation with the shocking truth of addiction which doesn’t take sides….
Read about the latest mental health conferences and events attended by Castle Craig Hospital’s addiction treatment specialists….
Following a recent inspection by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Castle Craig residential rehabilitation centre received excellent outcomes….
Most addicts have low self-esteem and this stops them trusting anybody. They feel unimportant and lonely. Recovery is about changing these attitudes….
A new EU directive came into force, allowing EU citizens to claim the costs of healthcare treatment in other EU member states….
The Romanian media recently announced medicinal marijuana was about to be legalised. Castle Craig Rehab investigated the story. Read more….
America’s biggest rehab clinics – the Betty Ford Clinic and Hazelden – announced merger, creating the world’s biggest addiction treatment organisation….
Dealing with everyday problems is difficult. Try these five ways to relieve stress, which left untreated can lead to depression, anxiety, burnout….
For those of us who have been looking for some scientific answers about the theory of addiction, the film Pleasure Unwoven is something of a revelation….
Aaron Sorkin has opened up about how he managed to overcome his cocaine addiction. Read about other successful addiction recovery cases here….
New research from Yale University suggests that carrying-out brain scans on recovering alcoholics could be used to diagnose the risk of relapse….
Short history of addiction in film: from comic relief or the cause of the central character’s downfall to a more nuanced and honest look at the phenomenon….
The Executive Rehab Guide equips employers, HR managers, work colleagues with the information & tools to tackle alcohol and drug abuse in the workplace….
Report showed EU member states with the most deaths by alcohol-related liver disease were all from poverty-stricken Central and Eastern Europe….
Chronic stress affects one third of Swiss workers. Read more to find out about treatment for burnout and alcohol or drug addiction in Switzerland….