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Half a lifetime helping addiction recovery – Peter McCann celebrates 80th birthday

Almost 40 years ago, Peter McCann and his wife, Dr Margaret Ann McCann, began helping people with drug and alcohol addiction into a life of recovery.  This eventually led to the founding of Castle Craig Hospital in 1988. As he celebrates his 80th birthday having spent half of his lifetime helping people overcome addiction, we asked Peter to look back on his own life, and the changing face of addiction treatment. A genuine understanding of addiction Peter’s passion for helping people overcome addiction came from his own experience, along with coming from a family with a medical background. “It was…

A Drug Summit Drums Up Support for Scotland

A Drug Summit Drums Up Support for Scotland

Drug summits are being held today and tomorrow to address the drug death epidemic in the UK. Ironically, this is happening in Glasgow, which is at the heart of the problem.  For Scotland, this is literally a life-or-death turning point as the country has seen some of the highest numbers of drug and alcohol-related mortalities in the world while having a drastic decline in addiction treatment funding. Since last year, Scotland has seen a 27% rise in drug-related deaths, with the majority of it being from opioid overdoses. Meanwhile, admissions to treatment centres, especially residential rehabs, have dropped. Today, it…

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It's time to leave addiction behind. At Castle Craig rehab clinic, we know that recovery is possible. Call us now to begin your journey. Call Now +44 844 740 1394 Make an Enquiry Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: We Are Open & Safe Castle Craig is Covid-free and we continue to offer our much needed residential addiction treatment at this time. We have taken special measures to ensure that our clinic operates safely and some complementary therapies have been paused. Visit our section on drug and alcohol What We Treat At Castle Craig, we treat many kinds of addictions including Alcohol Addiction...