Addiction Resources

Alcohol Abuse: Why It’s Important to Seek Help Early

For some, alcohol offers a swift and easy escape from day-to-day stresses. Whether unwinding after a tough workday, easing exam pressure, or managing the hurdles of parenthood, a drink can seem like a simple solution that gives you temporary relief. Not to mention, social situations and alcohol often tend to go hand-in-hand, and sometimes it […]

Free Addiction Support Services Over Christmas for 2023

The Castle Health Team understands that this time of year can come with complications and triggers for those in recovery. For this reason, our dedicated team is pleased to share this post outlining where to get free online help during the holiday period. Expand the items below to see a detailed schedule and links to […]

Addiction Treatment Over Christmas: Is Residential Rehab Always Necessary?

Christmas is a joyful period for many. It’s a time spent with family and loved ones listening to the same Christmas songs and watching the same Christmas films. It brings warmth and comfort during those chilly nights, but for others, familiar events over the festive season can trigger feelings of intense anxiety and fear. Perhaps […]

Can Alcoholics Drink Casually?

Some people avoid alcohol for health or economic reasons, while others simply dislike the way it makes them feel. However, for some, resigning becomes a necessity. You can’t manage how much alcohol you drink if you’re an alcoholic, and it starts to damage everyone and everything in your life. However, if you have managed to […]

Alcohol Moderation Management: Steps To Control Drinking

You’re here because you’ve taken the first brave step in acknowledging that your relationship with alcohol needs a change. You’re not alone, and it’s important to remember that there is no one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to managing alcohol use. Whether you’re considering moderation or complete abstinence, this article will provide information about how to […]

Ten Rules for a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Are you constantly struggling to balance your work and personal life? Do you feel overwhelmed, stressed, and exhausted? You’re not alone. In today’s fast-paced world, achieving a healthy work-life balance can seem impossible. But fear not! We have the solution for you. This article will explore ten practical rules to help you regain control over […]

How to Face Your Sex Addicted Partner Without Risking Your Relationship

In the delicate realm of discussing sex addiction with your partner, open and empathetic communication is paramount. It allows for understanding, support, and growth without jeopardising your relationship. By approaching this conversation with compassion and non-judgment, you can create a safe space for your partner to share their struggles openly. Balancing support with setting boundaries […]

A New Pill Will Fight Marijuana Addiction Symptoms Alongside Proven Therapies

Are you or someone you know struggling with marijuana addiction? You’re not alone. With increasing numbers of people seeking help for this issue, exploring the best therapies is crucial. According to an article published by the University of Bath in 2022, there was a 76% rise in people admitted for cannabis addiction treatment in the […]

Understanding the Link Between Eye Problems and Gaming Addiction: Insights from a Therapist

The CATCH Recovery therapists have witnessed how excessive gaming can impact mental and emotional well-being and physical health, particularly eye health. This article will delve into the relationship between these two concerns and shed light on the potential risks for our eyes associated with problematic gaming behaviours. The Strain on Eye Health These symptoms arise […]

The Complex Link Between Anxiety and Pornography Addiction

As therapists, we have observed that these two issues, anxiety and pornography addiction, can intertwine, impacting a person’s mental well-being. By understanding the correlations between the two, we can shed light on the underlying dynamics and explore why some people turn to pornography as a means of calming their anxious minds. Anxiety as a Precursor […]