Radio Interview with Simon Stephens from Addictions UK on BBC Newcastle.
Addiction is the ultimate deceiver. It tells you that you’re trapped. It tells you that your life is over.
The best person to help an addict… is a former addict who found the way out. Addictions UK counsellors are recovering addicts.
To find recovery from addiction… is to find freedom. Once you quit, you’ll find the desire… and the motivation… and the belief.
The goal of addiction treatment is not to administer a cure but to enable the addict to stay clean by managing their symptoms.
To minimise the risk of relapse your recovery must be an ongoing process. If you can spare approximately one hour per day we’ll show you how.
Will it always be like this? Will I forever be a prisoner? Does it have to be this way?
Question 1… Can you admit that you need help? Question 2… Are you ready to do whatever it takes?
No matter how different you feel… No matter how ashamed you may be… Your experiences are familiar to… all recovering addicts.
Your Questions These answers do not cover everything. Because we always adapt what we do to suit the needs of each client, there are many options which we don’t have space to mention here. If there is anything else at all that you would like to know about Addictions UK, who we are, what we […]