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 […]
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 […]
How to Help Someone With a Gambling Addiction
What Is the Root Cause of Gambling Addiction? Any addiction, including gambling, creeps up on you. One minute you’re enjoying a flutter on the Grand National or putting a few quid on your football team winning the league, and the next you’re heavily in debt trying to feed a gambling addiction that is destroying your […]
The Best Books about Addiction and Recovery
Reading Books About Addiction and Recovery Reading books on recovery and addiction stories is an enjoyable pastime and a satisfying process that is good for self-discovery and for building self-esteem. It is particularly helpful for those suffering from trauma, addiction, or mood disorders, or for those who struggle to express feelings. Poetry is increasingly used […]
Inside the Mind of the Crypto Trader
The Mind of the Crypto Trader. Sam is a 50-something divorcee with two teenage children. He is a high achiever, capable of earning considerable sums in systems management. He is also an expert in digital technology. Sam is in recovery from alcohol and drug addiction and is wise to the pitfalls that lurk along the […]
Viagra and Cocaine and the Dangers of Mixing Them
Viagra and cocaine and why you shouldn’t mix them Cocaine is a highly addictive drug derived from the plants of the South American coca plant. It’s the most commonly used stimulant in the UK; the latest data shows 2.9% of UK adults use cocaine. The UK also reports the highest levels of crack cocaine problems […]
Does Alcohol Shorten Your Life?
It is well established that alcohol can negatively impact, and even damage, your physical and mental well-being but how does alcohol shorten your life? Excessive drinking can become incredibly toxic, resulting in a range of health issues, the symptoms of which will differ from person to person. However, while it’s common for long-term drinking to […]
How Long After Drugs Can I Drive?
How Will Drugs Affect My Driving? The effects of drugs on driving will differ depending on the type of drug you take and how that drug works on the brain. It is sometimes difficult to determine the impact of certain drugs on driving because people tend to mix various drugs with alcohol. However, it is […]
What Are the Different Types of Drugs?
Drugs are often categorized based on the effects they produce. In this article, we shall understand what are the different types of drugs, each with its own set of characteristics, effects, risks, and dangers. These categories include stimulants, depressants, opioids, psychedelics, inhalants, cannabinoids, dissociatives, and empathogens. One of the most devastating truths about drug abuse […]