Tag: Alcohol

Alcohol- A Matter Of The Heart

An emotional, social and physical connection between alcohol and your heart Drinking alcohol is associated with aggressive behaviour, accidents and several health problems. Yet many people choose to drink socially…

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How Bad Is Alcohol For Your Liver?

The third leading cause of premature death in the UK is liver disease Apart from the adverse psychological, social and financial damage caused by prolonged use of alcohol, physical problems…

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Alcohol And Loss Of Control

Can alcoholics achieve “controlled drinking”? “One drink from a drunk,” the AA saying goes. The adage is not meant to be taken literally, for alcoholics can and often exercise amazing…

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Statins and Alcohol: a deadly mix?

NHS has issued a serious warning about drinking alcohol and taking statins Heart disease in the UK Heart and circulatory disease are much more prevalent than you might think. It…

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Alcohol – How much is too much?

Drinking any amount of alcohol causes brain damage: Study According to a new study, there is no such thing as a “safe” level of drinking. Scientists say that increased alcohol…

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Why Is Alcohol So Addictive?

Addictions can take several forms. An addiction is defined by continuing to do something repeatedly despite adverse consequences. For instance, continuing to drink in the face of losing a job,…

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Alcoholism in the UK

If you feel you are in trouble with your drinking, or your consumption of alcohol has reached a point where it troubles you or your loved ones, you may be…

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Can Sobriety Tags Help Alcoholics?

Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, speaks to Radio Newcastle about sobriety tags and whether this could be an effective tool to help alcoholics. Transcript Presenter “Let’s speak…

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Alcohol Causes Brain Damage

Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, speaks to Radio Tees about how alcohol can damage the brain. Transcript Presenter “Let’s talk to Simon Stevens, Director of Case Work…

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Detox at Home for Drugs and Alcohol

Detox can be arranged as part of your Home-based Recovery Process. We offer a choice of detox, including residential options, which is affordable, effective and confidential. Home-based detox services managed…

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A Lawyer With Alcoholism Finds Recovery

I am someone who, after years of active alcoholism, can now see myself recovering, and, after a struggle, enjoying the process. Having first found that I can survive without alcohol,…

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Alcohol Does Damage our Brains

There is no doubt that drink and damage go hand in hand. In an interview for Radio Tees, Simon Stephen, director of casework for Addictions UK, asked, “Would we inhale…

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Scottish Alcohol Plans

Changes in the law are proposed after criticisms of government plans. The Scottish Government has received criticism from the body that represents the legal profession over proposals that would give…

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South Asian Drug and Alcohol Addictions

De-Addiction Services in the UK for the family Addictions UK – the leading provider of Addictions Treatment Services in the United Kingdom – now offers De-Addiction Services throughout the United…

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Reduced Alcohol Use

Reduced alcohol use in UK revealed but Demand for Addictions Treatment remains high The number of people saying they drank heavily fell between 2007 and 2011 according to figures reported…

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