When drugs and alcohol become a major factor in your life, the sudden absense of those coping mechanisms can cause a fair amount of grief and a sense of loss. Here are 5 ways to cope with this change….
In the process of dealing with recovery anxiety and relapse temptations, therapy skills will be useful in helping a patient work through and conquer anxious moments….
Christmas can be a difficult time of year for non-drinkers and especially for those in early recovery, who have just come out of rehab. Try our winter alcohol-free cocktails!…
Therapist Chris Burn reviews AA Gill’s memoir of the first thirty years of his life, entitled Pour Me: A Life….
Convincing a loved one to enter a treatment centre can be incredibly challenging. Professional interventionists can help you in this difficult process….
Information about detoxification from alcohol, heroin, cocaine and cannabis. This includes video interviews with specialist doctors from Caste Craig rehab clinic….
What is successful recovery from addiction? Read more about abstinence from alcohol and drugs and recovery as a process through a 12-step programme….
There is no scientific justification for the “28 day” addiction treatment period to which insurance companies limit funding….
A short description of the situation in Ireland with regards to addiction treatment and the new EU directive on Cross Border Healthcare….
Castle Craig Hospital launched a new website in Romanian, to compensate for the lack of addiction treatment information and fight high stigma against addicts….
Report showed EU member states with the most deaths by alcohol-related liver disease were all from poverty-stricken Central and Eastern Europe….
A person can perform as a ‘functioning addict’ for many years. What should senior managers and HR do when they are faced with alcohol or drugs in the workplace?…
Lee Taylor, Family Therapy Expert at Castle Craig Rehab, describes the effects of alcohol and drugs on family life. Family members experience guilt, anger, anxiety….
Parents have a crucial role in teaching their children the right relationship with alcohol. Read what Castle Craig’s founder and CEO – Dr. Margaret McCann advises….
Doctorate of Counselling Psychology, MSc in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience. Maciej is a Doctorate-level Counselling Psychologist with an additional Masters degrees in Clinical Psychology and Cognitive Neurosciencemore, and more than a decade of experience working within a variety of addiction and mental health settings. Practising as a clinician, manager and a researcher within private, third sector and hospital settings, Maciej has gained a detailed and broad understanding of how to best work with and approach people struggling with addictions, depression, anxiety, family issues as well as personality, mood and neurodegenerative disorders. He has been trained in various psychological (clinical…