Medical staff are twice as likely to get addicted to drugs or alcohol than the general public. Dr Jim Craig, our consultant psychiatrist, explains….
Ingrid Christie, the artist in residence at Castle Craig addiction rehab clinic, shows a group of addiction counsellors how art can help people in recovery….
A new review found that Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) improves the rate of healing and reduces the risk of major amputations in patients with diabetic foot ulcers….
In 2003, Castle Craig rehab clinic started a therapeutical drumming circle for its patients. Drumming helps people recover from addiction by releasing stress….
The meaning of Higher Power in 12-step addiction treatment: being an atheist or agnostic, and a member of Alcoholics Anonymous is not a contradiction….
The Higher Power Project looks at the way spirituality is used in 12 step addiction treatment. Two researchers study how people in recovery describe their Higher Power….
The 12 step programme recognises the need for recovering addicts to find a Higher Power. This Higher Power can take many forms & it doesn’t have to be religious….
In this video the Senior Staff Nurse at Castle Craig describes the alcohol and drug detoxification, which is the first step of residential addiction treatment….
What is equine horse therapy? How does it help people with addictions to alcohol and drugs? Aureol Gillan, Equine Therapist at Castle Craig replies….
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….
Mindfulness meditation helps prevent alcohol or drug addiction relapse. Mindfulness is very beneficial as part of our rehab treatment programme. Read more….
What is mindfulness meditation and how it can help treat addiction, stress and burnout symptoms. Read more….
The therapeutic value of Art Therapy in Addiction Areatment. Castle Craig runs an Art Therapy Programme to benefit patients suffering from addiction….
Castle Craig Hospital is a landmark of addiction and mental health treatment in Scotland, serving the UK, the EU, and patients from all over the world…
Since 1988 we have established a comprehensive range of specialist therapies that target addictions and any obstacles that prevent recovery…
Are you addicted to cigarettes? Smoking cessation therapy is a non-compulsory specialised therapy offered to patients who are already at Castle Craig and receiving treatment for addiction to alcohol or drugs…
At Castle Craig rehab clinic we treat patients with addictive disorders and who have mild Bulimia Nervosa or Binge-Eating Disorder. Our management of eating disorders is incorporated into our addiction treatment programme…
Castle Craig offers a wide variety of specialist therapies for drugs & alcohol addiction, that we tailor into a personalised treatment programme for each individual….
Acupuncture has been practised in China and other Asian countries for thousands of years. Acupuncture involves stimulating specific points on the body, most often done by inserting thin needles through the skin, to cause a change in the physical functions of the body…