Belgium is the first EU Member State to implement legislation to counteract psycho-social risks determined by work-related stress, like burnout….
Addiction is a family disease that stresses the family to the breaking point, impacts the stability of the home. Read more on dealing with a loved one’s addiction and how to find help….
There is no scientific justification for the “28 day” addiction treatment period to which insurance companies limit funding….
If you are entitled to healthcare treatment in Ireland you can get it at Castle Craig in Scotland….
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….
Part 2 of an interview with Dorte Tommerup, a Danish addiction counsellor who is currently working at the European Parliament in Luxembourg….
Part 1 of an interview with Dorte Tommerup, a Danish addiction counsellor who is currently working at the European Parliament in Luxembourg….
A short description of the situation in Ireland with regards to addiction treatment and the new EU directive on Cross Border Healthcare….
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….
Michael McAndrews now works as a Commissioner Liaison at Castle Craig Rehabilitation Clinic. Here is his story about facing addiction….
Castle Craig drug & alcohol rehab clinic offers relapse prevention advice for people in addiction recovery during Christmas time. Read more….
Treating an addict’s traumatic past may be a critical factor in their recovery. Castle Craig has been treating addicted people with trauma for 25 years….
There is a growing problem with workaholism and many people are presenting themselves with symptoms of ‘burnout’. Is workaholism an addiction? Read more….
An addiction therapist in Paris talks about the developement of AA and 12 step based programs in France. Castle Craig Hospital welcomes patients from France….
Read more about addiction in India, which drugs are the most consumed and treatment options. Castle Craig DeAddiction Hospital welcomes patients from India….
A new EU directive came into force, allowing EU citizens to claim the costs of healthcare treatment in other EU member states….
Read a list of self-sabotage thoughts that can block addiction treatment and learn how to deal with them. As with all recovery, honesty is the keyword….
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….
Recovery from addiction is all about change. Our specialist therapist Chris Burn writes about this struggle & how to overcome it by working with the patient….