Castle Craig is open and we continue to offer our much needed residential addiction treatment for patients during the Coronavirus pandemic. Travel to Scotland from the rest of the UK and all European countries is allowed and our admissions team can advise you on the latest Scottish Government advice. These are difficult times and we want to reassure our patients, their families and people who desperately need treatment for alcohol and drug addiction, that we are committed to providing the safest environment for recovery possible. We have taken special measures to ensure that our clinic operates safely and some complementary…
Kit Harington recently checked into rehab after the finale of Game of Thrones. Addiction can affect anyone, celebrities alike. Castle Craig rehab, UK…
The ‘HOOKED’ exhibition explores addiction from the scientific point of view – exhibits demonstrate the often subversively addictive nature of what……
Where You Live May Affect Your Drinking Habits – England Tops the List of UK’s Regular Drinkers Packed with a plethora of information about mainland U.K…….
Getting a Pay Rise may be Bad for your Health. Recently released statistics of drinking habits in the U.K. reveal several interesting trends about adult……
While this level of convenience satisfies our demand for instant gratification, binge-watching television shows is not great for your mental health. Here’s why watching for hours can make you feel depressed….
It may seem that because celebrities are always smiling in photos that they are always happy. The truth is that celebrities have inner demons inside of them just like average people do. Click here to learn more….
t is important to never assume that just because celebrities look happy and make a lot of money that they do not have underlying issues. Luckily, there are many celebrities who are willing to let the public know that they have a disorder in order to bring more awareness to it and let the public know they are not alone….
One of the many devastating side effects of struggling with a mental illness is the difficulty in keeping a job. Job loss due to mental health issues is costing the UK big money and requires some administrative attention….
Much of addiction and its effects are centered in the brain where evolutionary wiring clashes with modern day drugs and abundance. Learn the neuroscience of impulse and addiction to understand the mechanisms of recovery….
Addiction is a family disease because it affects everyone in the family, not just the user. Acknowledging a loved one’s addiction is the first step to getting help and moving toward recovery….
Radioman is a film about a homeless on the streets of New York. Addiction therapist Chris Burn reviews this touching documentary about a recovered alcoholic….
rTMS is a noninvasive procedure that stimulates nerve cells in the brain regions associated with depression. rTMS may also represent a new treatment for patients with cocaine use disorder….
Addiction therapist Chris Burn takes a look at Louis Theroux’s new documentary – ‘Drinking to Oblivion’. Read his review here….
Therapist Chris Burn reviews the recent BBC3 documentary ‘Chasing Dad – a Lifelong Addiction to Heroin and Alcohol’. The film documents the mad chase on the treadmill of despair that every family experiences, where addiction is present….
This article remembers the addiction-related deaths of some of the biggest names in show business: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Whitney Houston, Truman Capote….
A statement from Charles Kennedy’s family soon after his death acknowledged that he had lost his life to alcoholism. We look at the media coverage of alcoholism – from “demons”, “flaw” to the disease model of addiction….
In recent years, rappers and hip hop enthusiasts began to talk about their addiction problems. Macklemore and Eminem were hooked on drugs. Now they rap about recovery….
Director Lars Von Trier said that he did not think he was able to create anymore. Many examples prove him wrong….
Addiction has inspired many directors to make great films and actors to give unforgettable performances. Here is a good list of ten films about addiction….
The Swedish legislation states that all employers need to have a written policy regarding alcohol and drug abuse and provide addiction treatment for their employees…
Salvation Army may try to change perceptions about homelessness, but the link between addiction and social-break-down is something to be tackled….
Ben Parkinson, the most injured British soldier to have returned from Afghanistan, is receiving Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment at Castle Craig Hospital….
Status Quo Singer, Francis Rossi, describes cross-addiction & his cocaine addiction. Cross-addiction happens when one form of addiction leads to another….
Belgium is the first EU Member State to implement legislation to counteract psycho-social risks determined by work-related stress, like burnout….