Monday, December 23, 2019
Alcohol, gambling, drugs; these substances and activities are commonly used by people seeking to relax and have fun, but when they become an escape or coping mechanism trouble often follows. Over time, these activities and substances can make you feel that you need them in ord.
Monday, December 16, 2019
When you love someone, it is only natural to see the best in them and to want to make them happy. Of course, there are times when that feels impossible; living with someone who has an alcohol use disorder (AUD) or an alcohol dependency is undeniably difficult. Table of Cont.
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Have you ever had a bad night out with your friends? You got rejected at the bar all night and end up lying in bed alone. You instinctively reach for your phone and start sending those “risky DMs” to everyone you are mildly attracted to in the hopes of getting some fulfill.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019
Overcoming addiction is a process that doesn't simply happen overnight, and it can be easy to become imbued with negative thoughts that leave you questioning your level of commitment or ability to succeed. Guilt, shame, anger, and frustration can all present obstacles to achie.
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
According to the Gambling Commission, the public body responsible for regulating the gambling industry in Great Britain, that also regularly collects data on problem gambling, 0.7% of people aged 16+ in the UK are classed as problem gamblers. In addition to around 340,000 peop.
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
The Scottish Government is being urged to declare a drug addiction emergency in the wake of a 27% rise in drug-related deaths in the past year alone. Among the thousands of voices calling for radical change and re-balancing of the available treatment services are recovering ad.
Monday, November 11, 2019
Scotland is gripped by the most devastating drug epidemic in Europe, an unprecedented situation that the Scottish Government calls "an emergency". Joe FitzPatrick, Scotland's Minister for Public Health, Sport, and Wellbeing and Dundee MSP recently vowed to take bold and innova.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are a significant risk factor for substance use disorders and can impact prevention efforts. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. They may also include household dysfunction.
Sunday, October 27, 2019
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is damage to the brain resulting from a jolt, blow or another head injury. A concussion is by far the most common form of TBI. Table of Contents 1. The risk of a Traumatic Brain Disorder when intoxicated 2. Those most likely to devel.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Over the past couple of years, there has been significant growth in safe injection sites across North America, as well as countries in Europe and Australia . This rapidly growing phenomenon has elicited controversy and heated debate among policymakers, health experts, and d.