In the midst of the coronavirus epidemic, the biggest factor that will affect your day-to-day life is limiting public interaction. You may need to work from home, might avoid visiting elderly relatives, limit public gatherings and if you have children you will need to look at home-schooling them should the schools close. If you have symptoms or have been in contact with someone who has the virus you will need to self-isolate. As a person in addiction recovery, this makes things complicated. After all, you need to attend frequent recovery fellowship meetings, especially in the first months after treatment. While…
Group sessions with 8-10 patients are led by a therapist twice a day. Patients work together, empathise, support and see positive changes in each other…
Learn more about the different support groups in recovery, which one is right for you, and tips to find them. Castle Craig, alcohol and drug rehab, UK…
Read on to find out why joining a support group can help in recovery, their use in rehab aftercare, and their pros and cons. Castle Craig, alcohol rehab, UK…
The first years of a child’s life determine a great deal about the character and disposition of the child in years to come, which is why family attachment narrative therapy is used in family counseling….
When a family has a loved one in recovery, it’s important to understand the treatment process and how to prevent relapse triggers from creeping in. Learn what to expect in recovery and offer as much support as possible….
Many people who contemplate entering addiction treatment want it all to consist of personal attention, specifically one-to-one therapy. Castle Craig therapist explains the benefits of group therapy….
Group therapy in residential addiction treatment is about breaking the defences that allow people to stay addicted. Read more on group therapy at Castle Craig Rehab….
Advice from our therapist Gordon Hogg on how families can help someone who is in residential addiction treatment….
The therapeutic community at Castle Craig is a powerful part of the addiction treatment programme. Patients offer mutual support in recovery….
Peter McCann, chairman of Castle Craig Hospital and member of the Order of Malta healthcare charity has organised a “Hospitaller Day” for many years now….
Read more on “community treatment” and the new survey showing that community addiction treatment is struggling to keep up in Scotland’s most deprived areas….
Our therapist Audrey Grant who runs the Women’s Group explains that women in rehab treatment tend to feel more shame and guilt than men….
In this new video, a Castle Craig therapist, describes the complications of living with addiction & the transformation that can follow successful treatment….