Category: Treatment Programs

Dual Diagnosis Treatment What’s the real purpose?

Dual Diagnosis Treatment

The dangers of leaving co-occurring disorders unchecked

Dual Diagnosis may as well be written on a billboard. In fact, it often is. Addiction recovery can be one of the hardest things to accomplish. Add to that mix a co-occurring mental illness, and you have the recipe for one of the hardest conditions to recover from. Staying clean and sober is one thing while all aspects of addiction are being cared for, however, there are serious dangers when co-occurring disorders are left unchecked. Continue reading “Dual Diagnosis Treatment”

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The Signs of Functional Alcoholism

How to recognise the signs

What is functional alcoholism? How can you tell when someone is a functional alcoholic? These are important questions that need answering however it’s not one that has a cut and paste answer. Spotting the traits of functional alcoholism is tricky and can be difficult to spot.Strictly speaking, functional alcoholism is the act of appearing the same as a non alcoholic but having a habit of abusing alcohol. Referred to as high-functioning or functional alcoholics, these addicts appear to have normal lives, like anyone else, filled with jobs, friends and family. Continue reading “The Signs of Functional Alcoholism”

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Stop Smoking Give up. Quit.

Stop Smoking

 

The words are easy enough to say, but to actually put that last cigarettes out and break the habit is not something to scoff at. It’s hard. And not just because we say so. Did you know that 7 out of ten smokers you meet want to stop smoking but only 7% actually stop on their first attempt? Scary stats. We know. But there is a silver lining. The moment you put out that last smoke your body starts changing. And it’s an incredible change.


So, you want to Stop Smoking and quit right?

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Tips to Quit Smoking Cigarettes

You know why you should Quit Smoking.

 

You know what happens to your body when you Quit Smoking. But still, as you read this your palms become sweaty and your anxiety levels are on par with your blood pressure levels. Imagine having to give up that packet of smokes lying in front of you. Maybe it’s been something you have done for years. Maybe you have tried to give up several times. It doesn’t matter. Let’s just focus on the right here and right now. Continue reading “Tips to Quit Smoking Cigarettes”

Porn Addiction

Porn Addiction – The XXX Factor


Is porn addiction such a big deal?

The arrival of the Internet has not only changed the way humans communicate, study, do business and shop; it’s also changed our sexual behaviour dramatically. In fact, the consumption of porn online has mushroomed beyond control with more Porn Addiction sufferers that ever before.

A study in 2016 showed that a whopping 35% of ALL internet downloads consisted of “adult” material.

On the world’s largest porn site, people watched 4, 599 million hours of porn. That adds up to a staggering 525 000 years’ worth of hardcore porn viewing on a single web site in one year alone! Continue reading “Porn Addiction – The XXX Factor”