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Drinking high levels of alcohol on a long-term basis can have harmful effects on the brain.

What is a Functioning Alcoholic?

Functioning alcoholics may ask: ‘how can I have a drink problem when there are no consequences in my life?’ In reality, there are always negative consequences of alcoholic drinking, although these may sometimes go undetected for as long as the drinking itself. Functioning alcoholics are not fully functioning people. They are men and women with a significant drink problem who manage to keep doing most of the essential things in life that normal people do – and even follow a daily schedule – but only just. I am here for Alcohol | Drugs | Other addiction Being a functioning alcoholic…

As a leading drug addiction treatment facility, we combine inpatient drug treatments with traditional peer support programmes like NA.

Don’t say ‘Junkie’

Don’t say ‘Junkie’ – removing the stigma of addiction The Scottish Government has launched a national campaign calling for drug and alcohol problems to be treated as a health condition and urging people to stop using words such as “alcoholic” and “junkie”.  Rehab Costs & Options for Alcohol | Drugs | Other addictions  Public Health Minister Maree Todd said: “We want to make it easy for people to ask for help. We know that passing judgment on people who are looking for help and support can harm their recovery. When people are seeking help with alcohol and drugs, kindness and compassion saves lives.” Why has…