Many servicemen become addicted to drugs and alcohol while still in the military. Read short interviews with British war veterans in recovery….
People with alcohol or drugs addiction try to avoid grief through the use of substances. Read how to overcome grief and bereavement support at Castle Craig Rehab….
The Recovery Cafe is a phenomenon started in the US that has been taken up in the UK in the past ten years. Read more about alcohol-free recovery cafes across the UK….
Simple techniques to deal with cravings in early recovery from drug and alcohol addiction. Castle Craig rehab therapist advises on how to cope with cravings….
Dorien was a ‘functioning’ alcoholic for 18 years before she came to Castle Craig. Read about her difficulties after leaving rehab and how she overcame them….
In order to achieve long term abstinence, people need a sense of purpose. You don’t have to be religious to participate in the 12 Step programme or fellowships like AA….
New York Times journalist David Carr died on 12th of February 2015, age 58. Here’s what we can learn from his experience of addiction to drugs and recovery….
What is St Valentine’s Day like for those in early recovery from alcohol or drug addiction? Recovery coach David Charkham talks about his relationship experience in early recovery….
One of our addiction therapists writes about how to build self respect and take responsibility for our own lives….
Michael McAndrews now works as a Commissioner Liaison at Castle Craig Rehabilitation Clinic. Here is his story about facing addiction….
Castle Craig drug & alcohol rehab clinic offers relapse prevention advice for people in addiction recovery during Christmas time. Read more….
Most addicts have low self-esteem and this stops them trusting anybody. They feel unimportant and lonely. Recovery is about changing these attitudes….
Dealing with everyday problems is difficult. Try these five ways to relieve stress, which left untreated can lead to depression, anxiety, burnout….
Medical staff are twice as likely to get addicted to drugs or alcohol than the general public. Dr Jim Craig, our consultant psychiatrist, explains….
In his new single “Where are we Now” David Bowie conveys the confusion for an alcoholic or drug addict that comes with the struggle towards abstinence….
Read advice from staff members at Castle Craig drug & alcohol rehab for people in early recovery who need to get through the festive season without relapsing….
Recovery Month has been a national celebration in America for 22 years – Castle Craig addiction treatment clinic launches the event in Scotland….
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….