Writing about the death of Whitney Houston, Damian Thompson notes that crack cocaine addiction changed her brain chemistry & she was unlikely to recover….
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….
Methadone prescribed to wean drug addicts off heroin could make them seriously ill – and in the future may cost taxpayers a fortune….
Castle Craig supports Concordat Graduates – a group of former rehab patients whose mission is to ensure that more people are offered residential rehab treatment….
MSP Helen Eadie of the Scottish Labour Party, visited Castle Craig’s residential addiction facilities and discussed the effects of methadone on the brain….
An overview of Castle Craig’s participation at the Kethea international conference in Greece – on the subject of the Social Integration of Vulnerable Groups….
Neil McKeganey and Stanton Peele faced up in a debate about the future of the UK’s harm reduction policies. Read an account of their debate here….
Castle Craig Rehab clinic is launching its own brand of bottled spring water. The water is sourced from springs that flow through the Castle Craig estate….
In response to calls by Amy Winehouse’s family, the NHS claims patients are waiting less than 3 weeks for rehab. Castle Craig explains why this is not true….
Prime Minister David Cameron answered a question on the UK’s failed drugs policy. He supports the abstinence-based treatment system….
Exercise beats depression. Leading mental health charity MIND says that going for a walk could save the NHS millions of pounds a year….
Mark Abrami is Castle Craig’s Senior Therapy Manager who is responsible for overseeing service provision at our Admissions Unit, Castle Unit and Recovery Gardens Unit. He is an experienced therapist and therapy team manager with a special interest in the treatment of addiction, depression, anxiety, trauma, and grief. He is knowledgeable and enthusiastic about helping others in their recovery journey. Mark utilises the 12 Step approach, cognitive behavioural therapy, psychodynamic therapy and self-care approaches when treating patients for addiction. Mark has a broad range of experience at Castle Craig, formerly working in the Extended Treatment Unit as a Senior Therapist…