Thursday, April 15, 2021
Stigma, according to the UK Drug Policy Commission, is a ‘‘stain or attribute’ marking out someone as unacceptable. It leads to prejudice and discrimination.’ Stigma can be contrasted with disapproval, which relates to someone’s actions. Stigma refers more to ass.
Thursday, April 8, 2021
Opioids are a form of medication, often used for pain relief.Some examples of opioids include codeine, tramadol, morphine and fentanyl.Opioids are prescribed for a number of complaints, including chronic back pain, cancer pain, and pain caused by serious injuries.From.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
The alcohol detox is the first step within a rehabilitation programme. People might use the terms 'rehab' and 'detox' interchangeably when in fact, they make up two separate ends of the process.The detox is cleansing your body of the toxins and getting through withdrawal. Reh.
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Health issues tend to be the first thing we think about when considering alcohol and drug abuse, however, the detrimental effects on a person's social and personal life are often the first to be felt.The behaviours and personality changes that occur when a person is intoxicat.
Thursday, March 18, 2021
The stage of change in addiction recovery is well documented since they were first used by two alcohol researchers. The model is known as the trans-theoretical model and shows how recovery is ultimately achieved.There are six main stages of change:Pre-contemplation C.
Thursday, March 11, 2021
Addiction is a chronic, long term and complex condition affecting you both physically and mentally, so it is rare to overcome it by simply stopping your use of drugs and alcohol, sometimes known as going 'cold turkey'.In fact, the NHS National Treatment Agency for Substance M.
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Alcohol dependency is a big problem in the UK, with around 600,000 adults needing specialist treatment every year, according to government statistics. For those going to alcohol rehab for the first time, it can seem quite daunting. Many people have no idea what to expect. .
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Like most other addictions, dealing with an addiction to alcohol is really difficult for those suffering from it and their loved ones. If someone you care about is struggling with their addiction, it can be difficult knowing how best to help them.One of the best places to sta.
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Rehab for addiction can take a wide variety of forms, from group therapy to individual therapy and residential to non-residential care. There is no 'best' type of therapy, treatment for addiction is highly personalised so what works for another person might not work for you.T.
Thursday, February 11, 2021
If you are trying to stop using drugs alone with no outside help it is a difficult task to achieve. In reality, it is usually difficult without professional help because it is so very hard to do this without professional help and some mentoring through the process.Addictions .