Addiction Resources

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 […]

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 […]

The Dangerous Interaction between Alcohol and Antidepressants

Antidepressants are prescription medications used to treat depressive conditions and other syndromes involving such emotions. Alcohol, on the other hand, is, as you know, not a controlled substance and many would drink daily. However, if you have been prescribed antidepressants, you should not consume alcoholic beverages, regardless of the volume. Understanding the interaction between alcohol […]

The Dangerous Interaction between Alcohol and Opiates

Are you struggling with addiction to prescription painkillers, or opioids like heroin? Do you drink heavily while using your opioid medication? We want you to know that you’re not alone in this struggle, and we’re here to help you overcome it. At the same time, it’s vital that you’re aware of the risks associated with […]

Why Is Sports Betting So Addictive?

When it comes to gambling, sports betting is increasingly popular in the UK. It’s embedded in popular sports culture, easy to access, and advertised across the country. But just why is sports betting so addictive? In this article, we aim to find out.  The article will also explore what constitutes a gambling problem and what […]

Recovery Cafes – How Successful Are They?

The first Recovery Café for people recovering from addiction and other mental health issues started in Seattle, Washington nearly twenty years ago. In the UK, The Brink, Liverpool is said to be the first Recovery Café to open in 2011. Today, both locations are still thriving. However, the recovery café movement seems to have stalled […]

Midlife Crisis Withdrawal and Drinking Alcohol

A midlife crisis withdrawal is a frequent phenomenon that can cause a person’s life to undergo substantial transformations. It is often accompanied by feelings of worry and despair, as well as a strong desire for improvement. These powerful emotions have the potential to motivate some individuals to engage in risky behaviours, such as drinking to […]