Is addiction a disease? Professional opinions vary, but most agree addiction is a physical and mental illness and NOT merely a lack of will power. Like any chronic illness, the symptoms of addiction cannot be managed without professional help. Find out more about our FREE recovery assessment.
If an addict has a family and other responsibilities to care for sometimes they’re not in a position to stay in a residential rehab facility. AddictionsUK provide a home-based treatment that fits into your existing routine. Call us today, to see how we can help you.
Hello, my name is Simon Stephens and I’m Director of case work for AddictionsUK. How do you know if you’re an addict? Ask yourself these two questions; Am I powerless over the substance I’m addicted to? Do I find that I no longer have a choice as to whether I use or not? Is my […]
Addictions UK exists to offer a Specialist Home-based Addictions Recovery Programme. Hello, my name is Simon Stephens and I’m the Director of case work for AddictionsUK. I’m here to help you and one of my best assets is my own recovery from addiction and alcoholism. Despite many years of counselling training which I value dearly, […]
How does Addictions UK help the family members of recovering addicts? Hello, my name is Simon Stephens, I’m Director of case work for AddictionsUK. The illness of addiction can cause chaos and unmanageability in family members lives. It’s most important that they remember too, that they need help, we can offer this help in a […]
When craving strikes, the reason often stems from an unresolved physical or emotional need. The 4 most common triggers are: H: Hungry/Thirsty A: Angry L: Lonely T: Tired Address the need and often the craving melts away. For more guidance on addiction treatment, take a look at the vast services we provide.
Finding an Addiction Support Group can be invaluable on your road to recovery. If your location, or circumstances prevent you from attending, we can provide you with a home-based alternative. AddictionsUK provides support and counselling via telephone, mobile phone or Skype. To speak to one of our counselling team, call us on 08001404044, or contact […]
1 year ago US charity Project Prevention have paid a 38 year old British man to have a vasectomy, as part of a project to stop drug addicts from having children.
Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, speaks to Radio Tees on the subject of needle exchange and whether this is an effective solution for tackling drug addiction. Transcript Presenter “For Durham and also Darlington. Simon Stevens is a Director of Case Work for AddictionsUK, which is based in the Northeast. Simon, thanks very […]
Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, talks to BBC Radio on the subject of addiction treatment from home and why this is a family illness. Transcript Presenter “We’ve all heard of residential rehab centers like The Priory where people go for months at a time to deal with their addictions. But how about […]