Tag: #Homedetox

Dry Drunk Syndrome

Intoxication without alcohol may be a warning sign of relapse ‘Dry Drunk’ is a term that describes the state of an alcoholic who is uncomfortable when he is not drinking….

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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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Fear is the key

Fear is a universal human emotion. When we feel threatened, we get into a ‘fight or flight’ mode. Fear is incredibly high in the lives of active alcoholics and addicts….

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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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Are you getting angry?

Anger management is important in addiction recovery Anger is a natural, healthy emotion. It’s neither good nor bad. It is our way of expressing that we’re feeling upset or threatened….

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6 Ways to Love Yourself in Recovery

During active addiction, we land up in so many embarrassing situations. Such incidents generate toxic feelings of shame and guilt, which we keep bottled up. Moreover, when we use substances…

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How to Build Healthy Habits

The process of recovery from addiction has taught us all about the phases of change and discarding old, destructive habits. But what’s involved in developing new, healthy ones? What you…

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Healing Shame in Addiction Recovery

Shame is a part of addiction. Addicts and alcoholics accumulate deep feelings of shame and guilt. Shame is a sense of humiliation, inadequacy, unworthiness, regret, or disconnection, which most alcoholics…

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Epidemic harms from (over)prescribed drugs

MP writes to Prime Minister Cameron Steve Taylor – Ex National Treatment Agency Official – dismissed activists calling for more help for people with addictions as a “few noisy activists”….

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Born Dependent on Drugs

Tory MP reveals 5,500 Babies have been born hooked on drugs Conservative M.P. for Enfield North, Nick de Bois, has revealed statistics from the Department of health that have shown:…

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Club Drugs – the new challenge

A report produced by the National Treatment for Substance misuse (NTA) showed that although overall drug use has declined there has been an increase in people requiring treatment for club…

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