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Gloassary : Cocaine Rehab Centre

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Gloassary : Drug Rehab Centres

What are drug rehab centers?Drug Rehab centers are institutions that provide care and support to enable a return to a healthy life after a period of illness. Addictions Advisor are concer ...

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Drug Rehab treatment Whilst participation in residenti ...

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What are drug rehabilitation clinics?Rehabilitation clinics are institutions that provide care and support to enable a return to a healthy life after a period of illness. Addiction Adviso ...

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Gloassary : Heroin Rehab Centre

Heroin Rehab Centre Heroin Rehab Clinic When an individual enters a ...

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Gloassary : Heroin Rehab Program

 Heroin Rehab program   Whilst it is possible to get community-based treatment based, research has shown that retention in a residential treatment pro ...

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Rehab Programme The most typical programme used in UK treatment centres is the Twelve Step Programme, w ...

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Residential Drug Rehab Residential drug rehab gives th ...

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Information Article : Addiction and rehab

Attending an addiction and rehab clinic could help you beat addiction. An addiction and rehab clinic is a popular choice for many people who want to beat addiction. Addiction and rehab clinics ofte ...

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Information Article : Alcohol rehabilitation clinic

Alcohol rehabilitation aims to help an individual stop drinking and to enable them to live without alcohol. Rather than just treat the symptoms of alcohol abuse, alcohol rehabilitation enables alco ...

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Information Article : Alcohol rehabilitation clinics

Addiction rehabilitation aims to help an individual stop drinking and to enable them to live without alcohol. Rather than just treat the symptoms of alcohol abuse, addiction rehabilitation e ...

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Information Article : Rehab clinics

Rehab clinics or rehabilitation clinics are devoted institutions that provide support, therapy and education to enable an individual to overcome an addiction to alcohol and return to a healthy life ...

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Information Article : Rehabilitation clinics

Rehab clinics or rehabilitation clinics are devoted institutions that provide support, therapy and education to enable an individual to overcome an addiction to alcohol and return to a healthy life ...

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News Article : Exclusive rehab service opening in US

Treating individuals for alcoholism or other addictions requires a great deal of dedication and support, not to mention the knowledge of various experts and in many cases a fair amount of medicatio ...

Article published on 02/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Male only rehab centre in California

For many women who suffer from addictive disorders, there is often a history of trauma and abuse in their past, and significant life events, such as abuse can play a huge role in the development of ...

Article published on 02/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Private clinics offer additional support to addicts

Getting help for an addiction disorder is often much more complex than it should be, for those who are seeking help via public services, this issue can often become even more tricky due to the limi ...

Article published on 02/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Overdose kits save lives

Is there anything worse for a friend or family member of an addiction sufferer to watch them loose their lives because of their dependency on a drug, and feeling helpless to save them?  Addict ...

Article published on 02/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Doctors baffled by increased drug use

Addiction is a slippery thing, despite the huge amounts of effort that is put in by doctors, researchers and other scientists, there is still so much that we don't know about how it works, and one ...

Article published on 02/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab community

For those seeking an addiction rehab centre, it can often be difficult to find a suitable facility, and in many cases one of the biggest issues is finding somewhere that an individual who may be in ...

Article published on 20/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New rehab centre to address growing addiction rates

Addressing addiction is an extremely difficult thing to do, and while there are many people who would not even consider seeking help for alcohol or drug abuse, there are equally many people who are ...

Article published on 08/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Jail preferred over treatments

When an individual gets arrested for drug related crimes in many cases they now have the choice between treatment or jail, and while many of us would think treatment the preferable option, a recent ...

Article published on 08/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New rehab centre opens

Overcoming an opiate addiction is one of the most difficult things to do, the drug can have such a strong hold on people that many never even get to the stage of contemplating getting clean.  ...

Article published on 17/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab service anniversary

Often rehab services do not get the recognition they deserve, and many people overlook their contribution to society and the benefits they can bring for individuals.  It is therefore encouragi ...

Article published on 17/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Tough laws on drug driving

We all know that drunk driving is illegal and risky; it can lead to minor bumps to full blown fatal crashes.  However there is now a new focus being placed on the dangers of driving under the ...

Article published on 17/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab graduates celebrate success

Overcoming addiction is a hard graft at any point in life, but for many teenagers it can feel like an impossible task.  For those who fall into drug use at a young age it can literally ruin th ...

Article published on 08/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Fines for rehab refusal

Recent changes in Russia are hoped to have a positive impact on drug related problems in the country, with changes such as school drug testing, fines for rehab refusal and compulsory rehab in the p ...

Article published on 08/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab not jail

For those who have never suffered from a drug addiction it is easy to make comments about what the fate of addiction sufferers should be, and for many people they strongly believe that jail is the ...

Article published on 24/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Old initiatives may still be helpful

Change is a big part of life, and often people assume that change means progress and this will have a positive impact on our lives.  However there are cases where changes are not always necess ...

Article published on 24/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Free rehab to drug users

Addiction has such a bad reputation that many people are extremely reluctant to seek help for their problem, whether they want to or not.  For some people they may not be ready to get help or ...

Article published on 24/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Imagination Heals project

The world has changed a great deal in recent years, and it seems that children have a very difficult environment in which to grow up today.  They are exposed to things that can negatively impa ...

Article published on 24/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab centre for ex-offenders

Addiction is unfortunately a common precursor to criminal behaviour.  Whether a person starts dealing drugs, robbing people or turns to prostitution, it is not uncommon for people suffering fr ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New technology to help rehabilitation

Addiction is a hugely complicated condition to treat, there are so many different issues in play, that in order for an individual to really overcome their desire for drugs, they have to work except ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Life after rehab

When someone suffers from an addiction, it is natural to think that overcoming this addiction will be the most difficult part of the journey, for some people they don't even get as far as trying, t ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Downview Prison report: drugs readily available

For people who misuse drugs, the unfortunate truth is that they are likely to be caught sooner or later and many will eventually find themselves facing a prison sentence as a result.  Sometime ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Legal high drugs: Charity sands Cymru warns of problems

People who are addicted and want to continue to abuse drugs will often go to any means to do so, often turning to crime or extremely risky actions in order to fulfill their need for a drug.  H ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Remote areas require drug addiction services

Addiction is a problem faced by almost every nation on the planet.  Admittedly in some areas it is a more severe problem than others, but almost all countries have need for addiction services ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Crackdown on prescription drug abuse

Prescription drug abuse is a serious problem in our society; report suggest that medications are being given out more freely than ever as we have come to believe that a medication can treat all of ...

Article published on 12/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehabilitation units must have the most up to date knowledge about addction

In order for a rehabilitation unit to be able to offer the best options in terms of addiction treatment, it is essential for them to have the most accur ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction is not something we can control

Addiction is not something we can control, and any individual who opts to use a substance that is potentially addictive is essentially making a decision that may lead to them being dependent on tha ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Learn to cope without drugs by rehab therapy

Stressful events affect people in a variety of different ways, some people try to take a positive approach to coping with such events, others try to deny their existence, and some people turn to de ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addressing the issue of drug addiction is extremely complex

Addressing the issue of drug addiction is extremely complex, mostly because so is the disease itself.  There are a huge number of factors implicated in the use of drugs, including emotional, p ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug abuse moves from gradual to rapid over time

For those who abuse drugs it may begin as a gradual process, but after a time the changes appear to come more rapidly, leading people to be entirely dependent on drugs both physically and psycholog ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Getting help for drug abuse in the UK can be difficult

For many of us, although we may not always want to, we are fortunate to have access to healthcare when we need it.  But for others even getting help for simple ailments can be extremely diffic ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The Open Minds facility information available online

Knowing what to expect when you enter a rehabilitation facility can be difficult, especially if it is your first admission or you are receiving help at a new facility.  But before entering int ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The lure of drugs is arguably a strange one

The lure of drugs is arguably a strange one, it seems that many people consider only the 'pleasurable' outcomes of taking drugs, and often ignore the negative consequences that can occur as a resul ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : How the physical need for the drug takes over

Our lives are made up of millions of decisions, some are relatively unimportant (what to wear today), whilst some can have a huge impact on an individual's well-being and the path of their life (e. ...

Article published on 08/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The risk of drug addiction in young people is relatively high

The risk of drug addiction in young people is relatively high, there are various emotional and psychological issues that influence them to try drugs, and the influences of their friends can also be ...

Article published on 01/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug abuse can affect almost every aspect of an individuals well-being

Drug abuse can affect almost every aspect of an individuals well-being, it can affect their health, their confidence, self esteem, judgement and relationships, along with many other areas of their ...

Article published on 01/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The complex relationships between genetics and the consequences of drug use

We can never know how we will react to something when we try it for the first time.  This applies to all areas of life, for example you may find yourself allergic to certain foods, you may not ...

Article published on 01/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Some rehab centers actively encourage their past residents to keep in contact

For many people who enter into a rehab programme, one of the biggest benefits they get from their time, is the chance to meet with people who share similar experiences to them.  Having people ...

Article published on 01/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Those abusing cannabis should seek help at a drug center

Perceptions can be a dangerous thing, they can affect how we act, the situations we put ourselves in and even the people we interact with.  Often our perceptions are not based on factual infor ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab therapy can mean many different things

Rehab therapy can mean many different things, and those who enroll on a rehabilitation programme will likely experience many different ways ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Making the conscious choice to get help

In order for an individual to seek help for a drug addiction, often there are two things that need to happen first; they need to admit they have a problem with drugs, and they need to make the cons ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The risks associated with drug use vary depending on the drug used

The risks associated with drug use vary depending on the drug you use; one of the biggest risks with cannabis is brain damage, for ecstasy one risk is cardiac arrest, and with ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Offering treatments that incorporate the twelve step approach

There are many different treatment centres to choose from, and when trying to identify the best facility and programme there are various things that need to be considered.  But one of the most ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Being aware of what contributes to drug addiction

Before one can develop an effective drug rehabilitation treatment program, it is first important to be aware of what contributes to drug addiction, and thus what n ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Admitting to having a problem is first step before detox

When it comes to drug abuse treatments, there are often certain stages that an individual has to progress through in order to maximise their chances of success in the long term.  Admitting to ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Celebrity rehab has had a positive effect in encouraging others

Drug rehab has had a lot of press in recent years, it often seems that you can barely read a newspaper without seeing a story about a celebrity who has checked themselves into rehab for drugs or al ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Despite rigorous testing addiction can be a side effect

Sometimes new medications are brought onto the market, and despite rigorous testing there may be side effects that are not revealed until they are released for general sale, and this can be dangero ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction to prescribed drugs is more difficult to tackle

For those who enter rehab drug addiction can mean many different things, for some it may be addiction to alcohol, others it may be street drugs such a cocaine, and there are many ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Support following completion of a programme at a rehab clinic

Even when an individual completes a programme at a rehab clinic, they may still require support for their addiction, and this may come in the form of th ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Prison and drug addiction

One of the least pleasant but unfortunately common consequences of drug addiction is the possibility of a prison sentence.  Whether it's for possession of drugs, taking them or even crimes spu ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Synthetic drug bath salts warning delivered by Navy

 Trying to make people understand the effects of illegal drugs on their minds and bodies can be hard to do, and while campaigns have been used to warn people about the risks, they often have r ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Equine assisted therapy in Scotland

One of the basic truths about people is that different people like different things and respond to different approaches, and it is for this reason that it is so important that treatment facilities ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Why therapy and counselling is so important in addiction rehab

For most of us there are times when we need to talk about what is bothering us and hopefully get it off our chests in order to either find a solution or simply move on.  Without being able to ...

Article published on 15/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Changing treatment options at detox centers

Often when you think of a residential drug detox center, you associate it with the abuse of drugs such as heroin, cocaine or methamphetamine.  But as new dr ...

Article published on 11/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Reports that UK addiction services are being blamed for social problems

Rehabilitation clinics often have a bad reputation, and many people view recovering addicts as less worthy people, and this stigma can have a very negat ...

Article published on 11/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The link between cannabis and mental illness

Drug use can negatively impact many areas of an individual's life, and while they all have implications for their well being, one of the most devastating effects it can have is on their health, bot ...

Article published on 11/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The serious risks of highly addictive methamphetamine

Drug addiction can have serious implications for an individual's health and well-being.   Drug addiction is easy to fall prey to, but it is significantly harder to escap ...

Article published on 11/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understanding the pain killing effects of cannabis

Addiction can occur for a variety of reasons, and often it is a complex mix of various influences that lead an individual to become dependent on drugs to cope.  In some circumstances however, ...

Article published on 11/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Explore both internal and personal resources during treatment

When it comes to recovery from a drug addiction, there is more to the story than medications and therapy, and although these can be essentia ...

Article published on 04/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Assessing the importance of self control and self efficacy

When people check into a rehab clinic often one of the most important skills that is taught and encouraged is the art of self control, or self efficacy.& ...

Article published on 04/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Accidents caused by drugs or alcohol

There are many accidents in life that can be avoided, and for many people they could be saved pain and suffering by simply taking some basic steps to secure their safety.  However in many case ...

Article published on 04/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The risks of using steroid drugs

The use of substances to boost performance is nothing new, but while some people use herbal and natural products to improve their body's natural ability, others turn to more risky substances, and t ...

Article published on 04/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug addiction can strip an individual of everything

When people engage in drug abuse programs one of the most important aspects is the element of social support and feelings of purpose that arise as a result.&nbs; ...

Article published on 04/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Special events including Christmas can be risk of relapse

For anyone who has undergone or is currently undergoing treatment for an addictive disorder, they are most likely aware that stress can be a very strong trigger for potential relapse, and although ...

Article published on 28/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Unemployment a risk factor for relapse after rehab treatment

Although many of us may dislike our jobs, there is a significant number of people for whom working gives their life purpose and meaning, and they feel that without having a job to do, they would be ...

Article published on 28/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Younger individuals at a greater risk of relapsing sooner after rehab

After an individual undergoes rehab, often one of their biggest fears is 'will I relapse?'.  Unfortunately the answer to this is never clear, and it is down to the ...

Article published on 28/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Marijuana use potentially acts as a gateway for further drug use

When we are young, we often engage in activities that we regret when older; in many cases this results in bad memories of our youth, but in some cases it can have serious implications for our healt ...

Article published on 28/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : OCD link with drug and alcohol misuse

There are certain mental health conditions that appear to be strongly correlated with substance use disorder; specifically research has found that obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and impulsivi ...

Article published on 28/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Variety in quality of illegal drugs can have serious health implications

The dangers associated with drug use are certainly cause for concern, and these are only the dangers that we are actually aware of.  For any individual it is impossible to say how they will re ...

Article published on 19/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Individuals who binge eat may later turn to drug use

The reasons why people choose to abuse drugs often vary from person to person, and while it is never an advisable course of action, to some it may feel that it's their only course, or at least the ...

Article published on 19/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The danger with these synthetic drug mixes

 Most of us are aware of the risks around drugs, and even the drugs which are thought to be 'less dangerous' carry risks that people should be aware of.  However in some cases the origina ...

Article published on 19/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Numbers seeking help for benzodiazepine and narcotic painkiller addiction hits all time high

People choose to access addiction rehab for a variety of reasons, and many people may suffer from addiction to several substances, and this can make the process a littl ...

Article published on 19/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Parental involvement may be a key factor in teen drug use

We all know that effective parenting is important in order to raise well adjusted and happy children, but in these difficult financial times, it often seems that parents are not able to spend as mu ...

Article published on 13/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Fundamental change in how society approaches drug addiction needed

 Despite all of the scientific advances and developments made in the field of addiction, outside of the scientific community it is still a very misunderstood disorder.  Most people still ...

Article published on 13/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New trials of twin drugs to treat cocaine addiction

Cocaine addiction is well known to be very difficult to break, and individuals who suffer from this form of addiction can suffer very unpleasant and dangerous c ...

Article published on 13/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Supportive text messages assist smokers addiction

Support from others can be essential when undergoing a detox or rehab program, and having encouragement can have a very positive impact on an individuals recovery.  ...

Article published on 13/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : University students turn to drugs to perform better in exams

There are a variety of reasons why a person may choose to use drugs, it could be peer pressure, curiosity, escape, or to try and deal with stress.  But recent reports suggest that in some case ...

Article published on 13/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Hearing real life accounts of how drug use has destroyed lives

There are many people who choose to misuse drugs because they don't fully understand the consequences of their actions.  Despite campaigns to educate people about the risks of drug use, many i ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Affecting the initial physiological response to a drug can prevent addiction occurring

There is still some debate about the nature of addiction, regarding whether it is a choice or a disease of the brain.  It must be admitted that there is often some element of choice, at least ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : People who want to hide their drug use will go to extreme lengths

It is an unfortunate truth that people who want to hide their drug use will go to extreme lengths to do so.  Finding ways to cheat on drug screening is not uncommon, and this can mean that peo ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Growing numbers of club drug use

One of the most frustrating things about drug use is that there are so many varieties to choose from and this wide range of choice can make accurate reporting on drug use very difficult.  Tryi ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Finding new treatments to offer at a rehab center

Trying to reduce the rewarding effects of drugs is one of the most important aspects of treatment for drug addiction.  Without this reward effect, individuals begin to feel very little pleasur ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Many young people are now driving whilst under the influence of cannabis

There are many people who have been requested to seek help for their drinking as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol, however recent reports suggest that in some areas, it is not dri ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Experts now have better understanding of addiction

One of the benefits of being part of the current generation is that there are many scientific advances being made that are improving our lives in many ways.  Healthcare advances have meant tha ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Developing psychosis as a result of drug abuse

Developing psychosis as a result of drug abuse can be one of the most mentally damaging and long lasting effects of drug use.  Many people who abuse drugs, such as cannabis, widely underestima ...

Article published on 29/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The challenge of helping young people once addicted

Trying to prevent young people from using illegal drugs is a tough job, the pressure from peers, and the glamourization of drugs in the media and by celebrities, only help to encourage young people ...

Article published on 29/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug taking and level of education link

There is an unfortunate link between low levels of education and drug taking; it often seems that those affected worst by addiction are those who did not have access to good quality education at a ...

Article published on 29/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Underestimating the destruction addiction can bring

When people succumb to the disease of addiction, they rarely do it in an attempt to actively destroy their lives, but more commonly in an attempt to escape from them.  Unfortunately, addiction ...

Article published on 29/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Cocaine addiction characterized by an abnormal brain structure

Cocaine is a highly addictive drug characterized by frequent relapses; in fact 80% of people trying to recover from a cocaine addiction relapse within six months. Many people recovering from a drug ...

Article published on 16/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug users not warned about drug induced psychosis

For those who may have entered into residential drug rehab, addiction will probably have blighted their life for some time.  It can have a far r ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Relapse is one of the biggest fears for most recovering addiction sufferers

Relapse is one of the biggest fears for most recovering addiction sufferers, and although while in rehabilitation clinics they are often taught techniqu ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Processes involved in diabetes may also be implicated in addiction

The human body is a very complex organism, and we are only slowly coming to understand how all the different areas of the body work and how they relate to one another to lead to health and illness. ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Motherhood may offer protection against certain drug addictions.

Motherhood can change a woman's life in countless ways, in many cases it provides, joy, contentment, love, and a fair amount of stress.  But it seems that in addition to these aspects, motherh ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Many residential drug rehabilitation centers are able to offer healthcare advice

Often when we get ill we simply go to the doctors and they offer us a diagnosis and a solution to 'fix' us.  However in some cases there are illnesses that doctors find difficult to diagnose, ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Prejudice towards individuals with addictions

Addiction can be a very debilitating illness, and can take hold of anyone at any time.  But despite the fact that it is a disease of the brain, many people still view addiction with a very sti ...

Article published on 24/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Preventing relapse after treatment at a rehab center

Helping people overcome a drug addiction is a task that involves many complexities.  In order to complete the task effectively there are many different issues that need to be considered and un ...

Article published on 24/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : How to prevent further young people from suffering from drug dependency

 There are growing numbers of young people who are having to check into private rehabilitation clinics as a result of drug addiction.  Addicti ...

Article published on 24/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Private rehab centers using animal therapy

Overcoming an addiction is not something someone should have to do alone.  There are many aspects of addiction rehab that are very personal and unique to an individual, however when it comes t ...

Article published on 24/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Further reports about the increase of prescription drug abuse

There have been numerous reports in the recent past about the increase of prescription drug abuse (BBC News, 2011).  Efforts have been increased in the US and UK to address this problem, and r ...

Article published on 18/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : How genetics play a role in susceptibility for drug addiction

The brain is a wonderfully complex machine, it controls the way we think, behave and feel.  It can be our best friend or our worst enemy.  For people who are fortunate to have a brain tha ...

Article published on 18/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Abusing illicit substances has a huge impact on an individuals life

Abusing illicit substances can have a huge impact on an individual's life.  Initially it may seem that the pleasures of a drug outweigh the negative side effects, but often as people become mo ...

Article published on 18/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understand why some people may relapse in the future

When it comes to successful recovery from a drug addiction, one of the most important issues is to understand why some people may relapse in the future, and if there are any steps ...

Article published on 18/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : US doctors wary of prescribing any opioid painkillers,

Due to recent concerns about people misusing certain prescription drugs, attempts have been made to clamp down on the prescribing of these medications.  Doctors are now being encouraged to be ...

Article published on 09/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Therapy can be an essential component of their long term recovery

When people leave drug rehab therapy can be an essential component of their long term recovery.  Having someone to talk to about your e ...

Article published on 09/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Prescription painkiller abuse is a very real problem

Prescription painkiller abuse is a very real problem in our society.  Drugs that numb pain are often derived from opiates, and similar in their addictive tendencies to heroin and morphine, thu ...

Article published on 09/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Finding out a detailed history of an individual pre treatment

Personal characteristics such as impulsivity and compulsiveness have long had associations with addictive disorders.  Those who are more impulsive tend to drink more heavily, and are more like ...

Article published on 09/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The need for housing is paramount for individuals who undergo rehab

Drug addiction can lead to some very serious consequences; it could lead to physical health problems, it could lead to loss of employment, and it can affect relationships with others.  For som ...

Article published on 09/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Potential for early diagnosis and treatment of drug related illnesses whilst in rehab

Beating a drug addiction can be a huge trial for those involved, but for some it is a necessary precaution to prevent any health complications, or possibly to allow an individual to receive treatme ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Choosing the right rehab clinic

There are many differences between individuals who take take drugs and those who do not, and there are also huge differences between those who use drugs, some who use drugs are eager and even despe ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Issues with food and eating can be side effects to various drug addictions

There are a range of side effects associated with various drug addictions; some are physical, some are mental, some are involuntary and some are by choice, but largely they are usually negative in ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understand what triggers stress to help overcome addiction

Stress affects many, if not most, of us.  It can come in a variety of forms, from missing the bus to having an argument with a spouse, to losing someone we care for.  But for most of us s ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Accessing suitable detox for new synthetic drug addictions

Drugs have been a long standing problem not only in the UK but all around the world.  Efforts are constantly being made to try and stem the influx of drugs into cities, and to try and prevent ...

Article published on 27/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Concern for how new style drugs are marketed

It is an unfortunate truth that the drugs industry is a huge business, there are many people involved at all levels that keep the wheels turning of this unpleasant business, and due to the fact tha ...

Article published on 27/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Emotional issues that may need to be addressed

During rehab therapy may be required for various reasons; individuals may have emotional issues that they need to address or they may just w ...

Article published on 27/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The importance of early access to drug rehabilitation

The dangers of various drugs are wide and varied, and it seems that new complications are being discovered virtually every day.  Some of these complications are of course more serious than oth ...

Article published on 27/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Individuals with ADHD and drug addiction may need specialised support

Many of us have probably been in a situation where we found ourselves extremely hyperactive or over-excited, and while it may have been fun for a short period, eventually it can become exhausting, ...

Article published on 21/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Suicide is a common escape from drugs

For some people life can feel extremely overwhelming, and it can be difficult for them to cope with setbacks.  We all cope differently, but for those of us who are able to cope in an appropria ...

Article published on 21/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Marijuana use can drastically increase chances of contracting testicular cancer

There are always discoveries being made about the negative effects of drug use, with even the more 'casual' drug users putting their health at risk.  But for many people the health risks seem ...

Article published on 21/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Breaking the cycle of escape

Drug use has long been linked with other mental health issues such as depression and anxiety.  Individuals who misuse illicit drugs can find themselves very low in mood, very nervous about eve ...

Article published on 21/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : HIV threat can provide wake up call to attend addiction rehab

There are many complications that can arise from using illicit drugs.  It could come in the form of problems with family, altercations with the justice system, or even serious health condition ...

Article published on 21/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : How to teach children that drug use is wrong

Teaching children about the dangers of drug use is not an easy task, young people often feel that adults are being judgmental, 'out of touch' and hypocritical, especially when it comes to marijuana ...

Article published on 14/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Chosing to misuse drugs whilst young

Many individuals who chose to misuse drugs do so whilst they are young.  Youth is typically a time for experimentation and rebellion, and this can lead some individuals to trial illicit drugs. ...

Article published on 14/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Withdrawal symptoms make drug addictions extremely hard to overcome

Trying to beat a drug addiction can be a long haul process, and while all drug addictions have their complications, making them difficult to overcome, there are certain drugs that have a greater ph ...

Article published on 14/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Long term abstinence significantly reduces risk of mortality

Sometimes drug addiction can be viewed as a massive burden on society, and this can be the reason behind government initiatives to tackle the 'war on drugs'.  Undoubtedly drug addiction does h ...

Article published on 14/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Impulsivity a trait to potential higher drug use

In the past drug addiction has been linked with various personality traits that seem to increase the likelihood of an individual of developing a drug addiction.  Some of these traits include i ...

Article published on 14/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction services now achieving higher success rates

Often when you hear news reports about drug abuse it centres around negative information, it is relatively rare that there is much positive information to come out of these reports.  However, ...

Article published on 07/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Beating an addiction is certainly not an easy thing to do

When it comes to drug addiction, many of us bury our heads under the sand.  Until it affects us directly many people are quick to ignore the issue, or even view those who suffer with a critica ...

Article published on 07/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understanding how effective addiction treatments are

Understanding how effective addiction treatments are is an essential part in maximising their success rates.  But in order to understand how useful they are, it is first necessary to have the ...

Article published on 07/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Detox stays can be costly

Offering the best addiction treatment available can be a difficult task.  Although there is high demand for addiction treatment, including short detox stays, and l ...

Article published on 07/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Indiviiduals with greater levels of support are more likely to sustain long time abstinence

There are few people in the world who could claim that they desire no social interaction at all.  Some may seek out very little while others seek out constant social support in their everyday ...

Article published on 29/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : No detox program for sleeping pill addiction

Our lives have changed great deal over the years, through scientific discoveries we have found new ways to use natural resources to help improve and extend our daily lives.  But there has also ...

Article published on 29/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Helping children of addicts with video games

Coping with addiction in the family is never pleasant, in some cases it is managed very well, and the support network helps all involved to cope in a very difficult situation.  Unfortunately, ...

Article published on 29/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction sufferer is not entirely to blame

Drug addiction is a serious problem, not only for the individual suffering from the disorder, but also for society as a whole.  Drugs often lead to crime, individuals suffering from addiction ...

Article published on 23/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Court individuals into addiction rehab

For individuals who are suffering from a drug addiction there are often two approaches used depending on their readiness to try and combat their addiction.  For those who are still unwilling t ...

Article published on 23/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Abstract thinking can help develop our self control

Beating a drug addiction requires many things; it may require medications to help make the process safer, support from others to help the process, and it often requires a lot of thinking.  Thi ...

Article published on 23/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Self belief is hugely important in drug rehab

When an individual develops a dependency on drugs, the idea of one day living without them can seem alien and near impossible.  Drugs take such a tight hold of an individual's brain and body, ...

Article published on 23/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Detox programme preferable before addressing addiction

Many of us have experienced cravings for a certain food, some f us may have gone on a diet where we denied ourselves a certain food, and a few days later that is all we can think about, and suddenl ...

Article published on 23/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Evaluating the number of rehabilitation center places needed

Most of us are aware that drug use is taking place in our society.  But unless we have experienced it first hand, either as a someone who misused drugs, or as loved one of a drug misuser, it c ...

Article published on 16/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : No drug should be considered safe

There is often much confusion about the risks of marijuana.  There are those who state that the risks are relatively few, while other studies have identified sever cognitive impairments and be ...

Article published on 16/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Young individuals exhibiting deviant behaviour more likely to access rehab clinics

There are many issues that can arise that may increase an individual's risk of succumbing to drug addiction.  Some of these issues are beyond our control, while some are more as a result of ci ...

Article published on 16/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : All issues need addressing in drug rehab

The side effects of different drugs are wide and varied, and an individual's health will almost always be be affected by the drug use.  Sometimes the effect is not a direct result of the drug ...

Article published on 16/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Address mental health issues before entering rehab

When an individual is suffering from an addiction disorder, it is often a very difficult journey, and this can be made infinitely more complex if an individual is also suffering from other mental h ...

Article published on 16/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Seek rehab therapy to overcome addiction

The human body is an amazing thing, it has many properties that allow humans to function at a very high level, and also recovery from attacks from the outside world.  The amazing properties of ...

Article published on 07/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The importance of support during recovery

Drug addiction often not only affects those who are suffering from the disease, but it can also have a huge impact on those around them, and this can be disastrous, as often these loved ones are im ...

Article published on 07/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understanding the risks involved in taking drugs

Ecstasy is a very controversial drug, there are those who argue it it 'safe' to use if only used on occasions, while others argue that it is unsafe to use no matter what.  The debate continues ...

Article published on 07/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New discoveries in the fight against cocaine addiction

Cocaine is one of the most addictive drugs around, and the negative effects it can have on an individuals health and mental state are well documented.  There have been many developments in how ...

Article published on 07/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Reduce impulsivity to help addiction sufferers

There has been much research that shows how individuals who behave impulsively, tend to be more likely to suffer from addiction.  It has been shown that individuals who show higher levels of i ...

Article published on 07/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab therapy to help depression

There are many of us who, at this time, are feeling the pinch of the recession.  For a large number of people, things seem like a constant struggle as people work hard to earn money and yet st ...

Article published on 31/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab centers try to dispel myth of luxury

 Many people have preconceptions about rehab clinics.  With all the media coverage of various celebrities entering into high class, hugely exp ...

Article published on 31/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Advanced testing method detects new drug

One of the biggest difficulties in trying to protect people from drug abuse is that the drugs industry can change at the drop of a hat.  Although there has been a crack down on well known illi ...

Article published on 31/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Smoking marijuana during pregnancy doubles risk of premature birth

For some people the prospect of accessing a detox rehab program is less than appealing.  It may be due to fear or because they like their lives at the mome ...

Article published on 31/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Russian boy sent to drug rehab clinic for being gay

There are many positives aspects to a residential drug detox center or rehab unit, and when the resources are utilised appropriately it can have life ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Foster positive views about the future in rehab

There is no doubt that drug addiction can have a devastating effect on an individual's life, and the negatives that arise from addiction often greatly outweigh the positives.  However, althoug ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Combating drug cravings to beat drug addiction

Combating drug cravings can be one of the hardest tasks when it comes to beating addiction.  Not only do cravings arise as a result of cues, such as a place you used to take drugs, but they ar ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Promoting the message of addiction recovery

Promoting the message of addiction recovery can be difficult, as many people prefer to ignore the topic, and it is often only when celebrities or high profile people have to attend a treatment prog ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Can natural resistance be utilised in addiction treatments

It may surprise people to hear that initially when it encounters a new drug, the brain is often highly resistant to it.  The brain plays a huge role in the development of addiction disorders, ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Understanding how the brain works in relation to addiction is vital

There is a great deal about our, bodies and brains that we as lay people do not understand, and that scientists are only just beginning to.  Scientists are only now beginning to appreciate how ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : US mothers experience with drug addicted daughter

When an individuals suffers from a drug addiction, it is often not only the individual in question that suffers, but also those around them, who feel helpless and hopeless at their inability to do ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Thai children enrolled in drug rehab centers despite no drug abuse history

Trying to educate young people about the dangers of drug use is essential to help prevent them making poor decisions.  Often these education programs are part of regular schooling and are sess ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Progression to hard drugs not as quick as assumed

For many people, the progression onto 'hard drugs' is not as quick as we assume.  Admittedly there are individuals who choose to try a class A drug straight away and become addicted to these t ...

Article published on 27/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : TTP holistic treatment

In some rehab centres they consider detox and rehab as two very separate processes, and while they may likely include a very small amount of emotional support and activities, some treatment facilit ...

Article published on 10/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Some individuals more likely to seek new experiences

The use of recreational drugs is often associated with poor decision making and novelty seeking behaviour, and it seems that often those who are impulsive and are interested in trying new things do ...

Article published on 10/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Factors contributing to misuse of drugs

The factors that contribute to an individual succumbing to a drug addiction are numerous, and although the main ones are biological factors, and social environment, it cannot be denied that there a ...

Article published on 10/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Religious based treatment programs

Drug addiction can afflict many different people in life, and there is currently no way of knowing who may be at risk.  Some people may be under the assumption that only people from 'bad' back ...

Article published on 10/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Constant cravings hinder addiction recovery

When people suffer from a drug addiction, one of the biggest obstacles to their recovery can often be the constant cravings that people may experience.  For some people, these are relatively c ...

Article published on 10/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Removing criminals from drug addiction

 The dangers that are associated with drug use are wide and varied.  It does not end with the physical dangers to health, there are also risks that come as a result of trying to get hold ...

Article published on 05/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Regular drug rehab treatment reviews required

In order to offer the best service to individuals, one of the most important things that can be done is to constantly review that service.  This is the cases in almost every sector, from retai ...

Article published on 05/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Seeking a rehab clinic for addiction

There has been a drastic increase in the numbers of individuals suffering from addiction to prescription pain medications, and as the media have brought attention to this fact it has led to many do ...

Article published on 05/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The dangers of new synthetic drugs

Despite the warnings we hear about well known drugs, such as cannabis, cocaine and heroin, some of the most dangerous drugs that people can get their hands on are actually the ones we know very lit ...

Article published on 05/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug addiction starting younger

It appears that drug abuse is beginning younger and younger these days.  In some cases the influences of parents who abuse drugs or mothers who abused drugs during pregnancy can have a huge im ...

Article published on 05/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab and other health issues

When people choose to access treatment for a drug addiction it can impact may areas of their lives for the better.  The most obvious benefits are to an individuals mental well-being and also t ...

Article published on 27/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Stress and addictions

When it comes to addiction, aside from genetic predisposition, one of the most common factors that is often found to be connected to the disease, is stress.  Most of us are aware of how big an ...

Article published on 27/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug addiction and children

One of the most distressing situations when it comes to drug addiction is when it also affects the life of children.  Addiction during pregnancy and while caring for children can be very diffi ...

Article published on 27/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Suffering from drug addiction

Helping people when they are suffering from a drug addiction can often be about other issues aside from the primary drug addiction.  It may be necessary to help people with social issues, hous ...

Article published on 27/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Common factors which lead to relapse

When people leave an addiction center, the next step of their recovery is understanding the possibility of relapse in the future, and finding ways to en ...

Article published on 27/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New definitions of addiction

The way in which we define addiction can have a huge impact on how we approach treatment.  The medicalization of addiction has led to an increase in the use of medications in addiction treatme ...

Article published on 21/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Educating individuals about mental health issues

Coping with an illness effectively can be difficult initially, as people may not be aware of their situation or may not have sufficient information to control it adequately.  This can be the c ...

Article published on 21/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Cognitive behavioural therapy

For some people, after years of substance misuse, their brains become altered quite drastically, and although this often occurs on a biological level, there is also a great deal of psychological ch ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Following the overcoming of the main obstacles to recovery

Recovering from a drug addiction can take a long time, and even those who feel they have done so 'successfully', i.e. they have been able to sustain long term abstinence, can still suffer side effe ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction to cannabis can be overlooked

 For some people use of cannabis is only a temporary state of affairs, for others it is a starting point towards more damaging behaviours, including the use of more 'hard-core' drugs like hero ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drugs taken to escape reality

The reasons behind an individuals choosing to misuse drugs can often be an important factor in drug addiction programs, and is often one of the major issues to ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Offering a sense of purpose to addicts

Finding ways to encourage individuals with addiction disorders to try an engage in treatment can be a difficult task, and researchers have made many efforts to try and identify what can be done to ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Dealing with cocaine addiction

Cocaine can be one of the most devastating addictions to deal with, and can also be one of the most difficult to overcome.  It is partly due to these facts that researchers are desperately try ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treating more than symptoms of the disease

When individuals are encouraged to seek detox or rehab services for a drug addiction, one of the most crucial aspects is to get support fro ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Exercise is a tool to be utilised on road to recovery

When it comes to exercise most of us are aware of the health benefits it can bring, and the risks we take by not participating.  Research has shown how exercise can help people with diseases i ...

Article published on 08/06/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Violent behaviour associated with drug use

There are certain behaviours that we often associate with drug addiction, and the majority of them are not positive.  Violent and disruptive behaviour are some ...

Article published on 31/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Match treatment to an individuals needs

There are so many different methods and approaches when it comes to drug addiction that it can be hard to really know what aspects of treatment are really effective.  Of course when it comes t ...

Article published on 31/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Mental health issues can present similar patterns to addiction

Individuals who suffer from drug addictions often also suffer from additional health concerns as a result.  Some of these are physical difficulties, cognitive difficulties or even mental healt ...

Article published on 31/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Computer based interventions

Many people who are suffering from a drug addiction may in fact be eager to seek help for their problems, or their friends and family may be interested in what they ...

Article published on 31/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Early intervention encourages individuals to seek help with their addiction

In order to provide successful drug rehab to individuals, there needs to be sufficient numbers of trained individuals who are able to provide suitable services.&nb; ...

Article published on 31/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treating more than the physical addiction

Treating drug addiction is often far more complex than simply treating the physical addiction.  There are a number of issues associated with addiction, both prior to and following an individua ...

Article published on 22/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug addiction support in prison

Due to the illegal nature of most street drugs, it is an unfortunate truth that many drug users eventually find themselves serving a prison sentence at some point in their lives.  Although thi ...

Article published on 22/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The physical effects of long term cocaine use

There are a number of negative effects of drug use, and these can affect many aspects of people's lives.  However, some of the most devastating effects are the physical ones that drugs can hav ...

Article published on 22/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Continued rise in number of legal highs

Trying to encourage individuals to stop misusing drugs is an extremely difficult challenge, and although the government is trying to make it as difficult as possible to access drugs, in an attempt ...

Article published on 22/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The direct negative impact of marijuana use

Those who seek treatment for addiction to drugs such as heroin and cocaine, which are often considered to 'heavy hitters' in ...

Article published on 17/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Alarming rise in addiction to prescription medication

It is an unfortunate truth that increasing numbers of individuals are needing to access a drug center due to dependency on prescription drugs instead of illicit s ...

Article published on 17/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Reducing criminal activity after drug detox programs

The positive effects of entering into and completing a drug treatment program can be incredible.  It can positively affect how people so in their relationships, their careers and even their he ...

Article published on 17/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab may not be the only treatment required

Rehabs in UK and worldwide are having to deal with new issues than they have before, and are having to offer treatment for new drugs and substances that have developed ...

Article published on 10/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Binge eaters likely to suffer from other addictions

Understanding what leads to an addiction is a key part of developing suitable treatment programs, and there have been a great deal of new interventions that have evolved as a result of our new know ...

Article published on 10/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Handling individuals who misuse drugs

Deciding how to handle individuals who misuse drugs is a difficult decision.  On the one hand their actions are illegal and should be punished, but on the other they are suffering from a disea ...

Article published on 10/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Antidote for cocaine overdose on horizon

One of the most dangerous aspect of any drug addiction is the possibility of an overdose.  Often individuals take their drug use a step too far and will either end up in the hospital, or will ...

Article published on 10/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Learn how to handle temptation during rehab

One of the essential skills that people learn during rehab is to learn to handle temptations and develop their will power when faced with drug cues.  However, this ...

Article published on 02/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Individuals can become addicted to pain medications

Addiction can arise as a result of many different circumstances or events, and often people who suffer drug addiction come from negative experiences in their past.  However, in some cases peop ...

Article published on 02/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Laws can influence individuals decision to enter detox

In the fight against drug addiction, one of the strongest weapons the government has in it's arsenal is the law.  New drugs are constantly springing up all over the country, and the most effec ...

Article published on 02/05/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Dealing with the difficulty of cravings

Cravings can be one of the most difficult hurdles for addicted individuals to overcome.  They are not only due to brain reactions, but also due to cue association.  For some people it is ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The complexities of drug addiction

  Understanding the reasons behind an individuals drug addiction can be very difficult and complex, and can vary drastically from on person to the next.  The reasons may be due to ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Reward criminals for doing well when giving up drugs

Those who enter the criminal justice system due to drug misuse often end up with a permanent black mark against their name which can impair their lives in many ways post release.  Due to this ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Developments in drug addiction treatment

There have been some amazing developments in drug addiction treatment, some of which have focused on using medication in order to help people overcome their addiction or using emerging technology t ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The role of the brain in addiction

In order to develop new addiction treatments, it is essential for scientists to continue to investigate what contributes to addiction.  A recent study that ran for a year, will hopefully be ab ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Radical treatment for treating addiction tested

Drug addiction treatments have evolved a great deal over the years, and there have been some fairly radical treatments suggested and trialled.  One of these 'radical' treatments that has been ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Self worth increases following rehab center treatment

Despite the often negative experiences that preclude entering into substance misuse treatment, there have been many individuals who following treatment feel far more positive about their lives, and ...

Article published on 26/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New drug aims to reduce withdrawal cravings

One of the most difficult issues to deal with if you suffer from addiction can be the craving that goes with it.  Even if people are able to remove themselves from potentially dangerous enviro ...

Article published on 19/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Seek help for depression whilst being treated for drug addiction

In many cases rehab therapy is necessary for people to address all of the issues associated with their drug addiction.  However in some ...

Article published on 19/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug use can cause brain disorders

Due to the drastic changes that can arise from drug use, some people put themselves at considerable risk of developing brain disorders, and diseases that occur as a result of brain decay.  Thi ...

Article published on 19/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The drug high outweighs the negative effects

One reason why drug addiction is so prevalent in our society and why people continue to use drugs despite the well known negative effects, is the high they receive as a result.  On some level ...

Article published on 19/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The reasons behind drug addiction

There are numerous different reasons why people become addicted to drugs or alcohol.  It may be in part due to social issues, environmental factors, brain chemistry or even as some studies sug ...

Article published on 19/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Advancements in drug treatment programs

When people enter into a rehabilitation clinic, they are usually aware that the process will not be easy.  Rehabilitation takes incredible personal ...

Article published on 12/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Men and women differ in reaction to drug use

Men and women differ in a huge variety of ways; they have different emotional reactions, brain structure and personalities.  However, only recently has it been discovered that men and women al ...

Article published on 12/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Breaking the cycle of drug addiction

One of the most frustrating aspects of drug addiction is that it is a vicious circle that can seem impossible to break.  Unfortunately both physiological and social influences can make it very ...

Article published on 12/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Personality changes caused by drug addiction

Drug addiction have have a variety of effects on an individual.  It can cause ill effects on a person's health and social activities, and it can also have quite drastic effects on a person's p ...

Article published on 12/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Common belief held by those addicted to drugs

Research has found that a common characteristic of drug users tend to be a belief that their actions are controlled by external forces (Quan, Liu, & Li, 2001).  This belief that outside forces ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Research into cocaine addiction

 Trying to develop new treatment options for addiction is a never ending endeavour.  However, whereas there have been a relatively large amount of drug treatment options for alcoholism an ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The benefits of therapy whilst in rehab

Rehab therapy, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), motivational interviewing or family therapy can be one of the most important com ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Research into dealing with stress post treatment

One of the most common worried that people have when they enter into rehab is what will happen when they leave.  When you enter into a rehab program there are many ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Motivating continued abstinence following rehab

Motivating an individual to seek help for an addiction is a difficult task, and so is encouraging someone to keep at it ones they are enrolled on a program. ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Avoid transfer of addiction when detoxing

There has been some recent discussion about the dangers associated with how we classify and treat addictions.  Although it is now becoming recognised that addiction is a disease of the brain, ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Mexxy a new street drug in the UK

One of the most frustrating things about the war on drugs is that it is never ending.  No matter what provisions the government puts in place to help protect people from the danger of drugs, i ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New research into cocaine addiction

We often hear about the devastation of heroin addiction, and the research and provisions available to treat it.  However, despite the high prevalence of cocaine addiction in some areas of the ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The influence of staff to deliver drug treatment services

When we consider people's opinions about drug treatment, we often first think about those who use the services – those suffering from addictions, as these are the people who use the services ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Different treatment programs for alcohol and drug addictions

The is a lot of investigation into different treatment programs for drug and alcohol addictions, and a rehab center may offer a variety of different opt ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Detailed information assists drug rehabilitation

When you discover or suspect that a loved one is suffering from an addiction it can be a very troubling time.  It can also be a very difficult time for the individual who is suffering directly ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Teenagers more vulnerable to effects of cocaine

Those who start using drugs from an early age often find themselves addicted very easily, and new research looking at teenage cocaine use and the teenage brain may have identified part of the reaso ...

Article published on 05/04/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Social networking sites more addictive than alcohol and tobacco

There has been a lot of investigation recently into the role of social networking sites such as twitter and facebook and their influence on teen behaviours, and their influence may influence the wa ...

Article published on 27/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Diverse rehab therapy treatments available in the UK

Rehab therapy can be interpreted in various ways.  Some people see it in the traditional sense of talking over the issues you feel are connected to you addiction and trying to ...

Article published on 27/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Individuals turn to low cost drugs following alcohol price hikes

One of the problems facing society at present, and one factor in the high number of people needing to attend rehab, is the low price of alcohol and drugs.  However ...

Article published on 27/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : US Social Media site for recovering addicts

Even people who are able to admit they are suffering from addiction will not find it easy to admit themselves into a rehab clinic.  There is a lot o ...

Article published on 27/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Trauma must be addressed to treat addiction

Substance abuse can arise as a result of many different issues, but one of the most distressing issues that are commonly correlated with substance misuse is that of severe early trauma.  In fa ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treatment can be difficult to access for a variety of reasons

Access to a rehabilitation center is often the recommended path for individuals with an alcohol addiction, however in certain circumstances access to a ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Aftercare needed post rehab treatment

A common misconception people have about rehab is that once a person has completed an addiction recovery program that is all they need to do to secure an abstinent futu ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Prescription drug misuse on the rise

Prescription drug misuse is on the rise (BBC News, 2011; AOL, 2011).  After being used initially for their intended purpose, many people are now regularly using painkillers or tranquilizers si ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Dutch heroin addicts using Scottish rehab clinc

A large number of Dutch heroin addicts have been reported to be using a rehab clinic in Scotland, as Scottish authorities are reluctant to pay for local ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Transition to adulthood responsible for drug and alcohol addiction

Addiction can affect people from all backgrounds and social situations, and worryingly it also affects people of all ages.  Research is most common into adult addictive behaviours, however thi ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Addiction to sedatives or tranquilizers

One of the most unfortunate circumstances of drug addiction is when people become addicted to a substance that was intended to aid their health.  Many people are suffering from addiction to pr ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug Rehab options to choose from

When it comes to drug rehab there are many different options for people to choose from., and that is because not every method will work for every person.  Som ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Detox required before treatment commences

Many people who are suffering from addiction are in desperate need of detox before they can commence rehabilitation treatment to control their drug or alcohol misuse.&n; ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Use memory training to reduce instant gratification desire

Drug and alcohol addiction has been a social problem for many years, and although research has been fairly continuous in it’s attempts to break the vicious cycle of addiction, it has thus far ...

Article published on 12/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehabilitation clinics can save lives

Rehabilitation clinics can quite literally be a life saving service in some cases.  Although people often do not wish to know that there is a rehabilitation ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug use in the news

Drug use and rehab are big news in the UK, with reports continuously being generated about government plans to tackle the problem of drug abuse.  However, it seems that no matter what plans th ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Personal preference plays a part in choosing recovery method

People vary in many different ways, from what they wear, do, who they see, and what they enjoy.  It thus stands to reason that people will react differently to drug use and have different pref ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treatment options continue to widen

As research continues to investigate issues around drug addiction and develop new treatment initiatives, it is natural that rehab programs will follow suit and adapt their treatment options to try ...

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News Article : Treatment evolving to meet changing addiction causes

In our modern world people are seeking rehab for a variety of disorders, aside from drug and alcohol addictions people can seek help for gambling addiction, sex addiction, internet and even gaming ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Overcoming negative social influences to stop drug addiction

One of the problems that many addiction sufferers face is that even if they desperately desire to stop misusing drugs, often the negative social influences and detrimental environmental factors rem ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The hidden dangers of prescription drug addiction

When people think about drug addiction they will often conjure up images of heroin users or those who use cocaine.  However, there are other drug addictions that in some ways are more dangerou ...

Article published on 05/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Voluntary admission to clinics more likely perform better

People who enter voluntarily into rehabilitation clinics tend to perform better than those who are forced to attend through the criminal justice system or for other reasons, and it is this level of ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Bonds inside a rehab centre are beneficial

For an individual suffering from substance misuse, entering into a rehabilitation centre can provide salvation from their addiction.  One of the most valuab ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab can provide empowerment and inspiration

People seek out rehab for a variety of reasons, it may be because their drug or alcohol misuse has impacted their health, job of family life, or it may be forced upon them as a result of criminal j ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Always investigate level of care provided by a treatment centre

 It is slowly becoming acknowledged that addiction is a disease of the brain (Leshner, 1997), and it can be an extremely difficult illness for an individual to overcome . As with any m ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treatment options for those suffering from addiction

Most people are aware that illicit drug use is a fairly common occurrence in society.  The media often plays a part in sensationalizing drug use and it's negative connotations.  However i ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The truth about rehab therapy

Entering onto a drug or alcohol rehab treatment can be a daunting task, it can be scary because people either don't know what to expect or have preconceived ideas about what is involved. Wh ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Involve individuals in treatment planning for higher satisfaction

Entering into drugs rehabilitation treatment provides individuals with the tools to help them break free from the grip of substance misuse, and the most effective ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Help for teenagers with drug addiction problems

It is an unfortunate truth that drug use is rife amongst the adolescent population.  But despite the fact that we are aware of this group of drug users, there are relatively few facilities ava ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The differing views of addiction treatment

Despite the positive impact that a detox center can have on an individuals life, there is still a great deal of trepidation about these centres and people still associate them with dangerous indivi ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Individuals must detox before treatment

Many people may assume that they would recognise an individual exhibiting detox symptoms, as drug abuse and the negative aspects correlated with it, including ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : After detox treatment further care is still needed

People often seek out a detox centre as the first stage in their treatment, however in far too many cases people do not follow up their detox with the necessary ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The risk of leaving a detoxification rehab program early

Entering into a detox rehab program or a residential rehab program can be an important step for individuals who suffer from addiction, but although they i ...

Article published on 22/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Research points to addiction being a disease

When we think about drug abuse, we rarely consider it as a disease.  However, more and more research is being produced that states that addiction is a disease (Chandler, Fletcher, & Volkow, 20 ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The link between crime and addiction

People have always assumed a link between addiction and crime.  It is relatively understandable why people jump to this conclusion, in the case of illicit drugs, the mere action is in fact a c ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The changing nature of addiction

Addiction can be a progressive illness; it can change in line with our culture and social situations.  People are beginning to experience addictions in new ways and ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Detoxing abroad via a holistic approach

In order to prepare for a rehabilitation programme it is often important for someone suffering from a drug addiction to go through a detox in order for them to be free of all substances as this inc ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Difficulty in accessing rehab on the NHS

Recent news shows that a television company in the US is trading treatment opportunities for the chance to document addicts at their weakest moment (ABC News, 2008).  The success of this endea ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Varied approach to treatment by rehab clinics

Thinking about a private rehab clinic often brings with it associations of celebrity guests who go in for a holiday style rehab stay where they receive p ...

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News Article : Support needed for individuals seeking rehab treatment

We are often told that prevention is better than a cure, and this is certainly true in the case of addiction.  But while health services run campaigns that desperately try to impact on people ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Substance Abuse can be treated

It is difficult to imagine a world without substance misuse.  It seems to be around us wherever we turn, it can impact our lives directly where we lose people we care about because of it; or w ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Anticipation of detox steps can be daunting

Those who are suffering with an addiction can find it extremely difficult to take the steps necessary to halt their dependence on drugs or alcohol.  As is often mentioned, the first step is ad ...

Article published on 02/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Professional support needed to break addictive cycle

There is a wealth of treatment available for drug addiction, and it can be confusing to know the best way forwards. This article aims to provide a brief overview of literature that has helped to de ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Group attendance aids abstinence

Aftercare is a vital part of any treatment programme, and should be engaged with immediately following discharge from rehab. The following research investigates the impact that fellowship meetings ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Increasing engagement of aftercare may help to improve recovery rates.

For those who suffer from an addiction, accessing professional treatment is usually necessary in order to receive the support required to overcome their dependence, and maintain abstinence in the f ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : 12 step meetings aid treatment success

According to Laudet (2003), a successful treatment outcome can be aided by the attendance of 12 step fellowship meetings, such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA), during and ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Factors which have an effect on addiction treatment

Drug treatment is usually a challenging but necessary step for those who suffer from addiction. Addiction is unique to each person, and effective drugs rehab treatment will aim to address t ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Lack of NHS treatment for young peoples addiction problems

Whilst the media expresses horror at the pictures of intoxicated youngsters they frequently publish, little reference is made to the lack of NHS treatment available for young people with addiction ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Changes in recreational drug use

The trends in drug use have varied over recent years, and can be reflective of a number of things including culture, cost and accessibility of different types of drugs. The DrugScope Street Drug Tr ...

Article published on 25/01/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Types of heroin addiction treatment available

There are many different types of treatment available for heroin addiction, ranging from residential rehab centers UK to community based detox maintenan ...

Article published on 06/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The impact of heroin addiction

The impact of a heroin addiction both on the individual’s health and lifestyle, including social issues around criminal activities have led to a range of treatment options being explored. Alo ...

Article published on 06/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : High numbers of patients lapse within one month of discharge

Most residential treatment rehab programmes will be abstinence based. However, some international studies have found that the majority of patients lapse ...

Article published on 06/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : The risk of injecting drugs

As well as being highly addictive and damaging to social and financial facets of life, injecting drugs also poses the very serious threat of acquired diseases. Hepatitis B and HIV pose some of the ...

Article published on 06/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Increasing detoxification access for heroin users

In order to increase detoxification access for heroin users, and minimise frequent relapse typical to heroin dependent users, it is important to consult and recognise the views of those attempting ...

Article published on 06/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Concern over gap for young people funding

Recently there has been concern over the growing gap for government funded residential treatment for young people. The last publically funded residential treatment centre for tee ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug Treatment Centres

Drug Treatment Centres According to the National Treatment Agency (NTA) for Substance Misuse, approximately 3.8 million people throughout England and Wales use at least one ...

Article published on 04/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Private Alcohol Rehab London

Private Alcohol Rehab London An article in the London Evening Standard has described how London's only ...

Article published on 04/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : What prevents people from entering treatment

What prevents people from entering treatment? A study has been created to investigate why alcohol treatment centr ...

Article published on 04/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Women-Friendly Services

Women-Friendly Services Drink and Drug News have written an article following the second conference of Brighton’s Oasis Project. The article states that there is a la ...

Article published on 04/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Alcohol Addiction Treatment In December 2010, the Home Office released its new Drug Strategy outlining the government's approach to tackling drugs and addressing alcohol de ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehabilitation - Does it work

Rehabilitation – Does it work? According to Addiction Today, the National Treatment Agency (NTA) for substance misuse has been pessimistic about the success rates of ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Do I need a drug rehabilitation centre

WHAT ARE THE ALTERNATIVES TO A DRUG REHABILITATION CENTRE There are a number of treatment options available to you, it may be that you are not able to commit to a residential progr ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug Rehab Centres

DRUG REHAB CENTRES Generally there is a distinct lack of research into drug rehabilitation centres in the UK and it is assumed that this is because there is a lack of research interest and ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug rehab facilities

DRUG REHAB FACILITIES When a person is considering admission to a residential clinic there are many factors to consider to ensure the most appropriate centre is sourced. In any programme it ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Drug treatment centers - are they effective

Drug treatment centers- are they effective? Abstaining from mind altering substances is one of the many aims of individuals entering drug treatment centres. This goal requires not just the ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab London

Alcohol treatment shortage in London The charity Alcohol Concern have recently published a new report which details that in England alcohol related crime is highest in London. The report in ...

Article published on 14/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Region of the brain activated during drugs relapse

Region of the brain activated during drugs relapse ...

Article published on 18/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New report reveals that five million people participate in self help groups each year

New data indicates that 2.3 million people who participate in self-help groups for alcohol or illicit drug use currently abstain from use of these substances. Based on a nationwide survey conducted by ...

Article published on 20/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : More support needed for employers to hire addicts, says research

A review and research findings published today by the UK Drug Policy Commission (UKDPC) concludes that Government efforts to get drug users into jobs through welfare reform proposals announced recentl ...

Article published on 08/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New nationwide report reveals that 5 Million people participate in self help groups each year

New data indicates that 2.3 million people who participate in self-help groups for alcohol or illicit drug use currently abstain from use of these substances. Based on a nationwide survey conducted by ...

Article published on 20/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Treatment alternative for drug offenders has had some success

The effectiveness of Proposition 36, a ballot measure approved by California voters in 2000 that offers treatment instead of incarceration for non-violent drug offenders is being undermined by inadequ ...

Article published on 28/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : New research into alcohols effects could minimise bone damage

Studies in recent years have demonstrated that binge drinking can decrease bone mass and bone strength, increasing the risk of osteoporosis. New research could help prevent this damage. No ...

Article published on 10/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Cocaine addiction linked to voluntary drug use and cellular memory

Rats that voluntarily use cocaine show a persistent cellular memory in the brain's reward centre even after several months of abstinence from the drug, while their involuntary counterparts had no such ...

Article published on 29/08/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Research shows speedy advantage of rehab

New research suggests that drug and alcohol addicts who attend a rehabilitation programme show a marked improvement in mental health and confidence after just a few weeksA study carried out ...

Article published on 19/03/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Food for thought

A groundbreaking scheme in California uses cookery training to try to help former addicts stay off drugs and alcohol.Lodi is home to the Salvation Army's three month cookery course, designed ...

Article published on 13/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Alcohol treatment helps former newsreader

A course of alcohol treatment has helped a former television newsreader kick the habit.Ed Mitchell e ...

Article published on 01/02/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Counsellor recommends 'gift of self awareness'

One of the best Christmas presents you could give someone with an alcohol problem this year could be the gift of self-awareness, an addictions counsellor has suggested.According to Cathy Pat ...

Article published on 25/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Those with alcohol problems advised to seek support before Christmas

According to alcohol rehabilitaton experts the Christmas holiday period can often be slow for the industry as addicts put off treatment until the new year, however those with alcohol problems are bein ...

Article published on 05/12/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Alcohol treatment 'can help curtail domestic violence'

People who undergo treatment for drug and alcohol abuse disorders may benefit in their home life as well, experts ...

Article published on 23/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Investment cuts alcohol treatment waiting times

Investment in alcohol treatment services in Bolton means ...

Article published on 23/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Waiting times for alcohol rehabilitation slashed

Increased funding for staff at alcohol rehab centres in Bolton has cut the waiting time for those seeking treatmen ...

Article published on 21/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Funding for Scottish alcohol rehabilitation services to double

A £25 million boost for alcohol treatment in Scotland is set to be announced by Scottish health minister ...

Article published on 20/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Expert suggests new alcohol treatment approach

An alcoholism expert has claimed that if you understand addiction and address the real causes of the problem ...

Article published on 08/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : More young people seeking alcohol treatment

A growing number of young British people are entering alcohol treatment, figures from the National Treatment Agency have shown.According to the Independent on Sunday, record numbers of child ...

Article published on 05/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Effects of alcohol on family members to be examined

Australia's first ever national study into the effects of alcohol on third parties has been launched by an alcohol rehabilitation foundation, it has been reported.According to ABC News, the ...

Article published on 02/11/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Rehab 'definitely worth it', says former patient

Attending a residential rehabilitation centre for an eating disorder, drug addiction or alcoholism can be a painful experie ...

Article published on 31/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Profits from drinks sales could go towards alcohol treatment

The Scottish Justice Secretary has announced that some of the profits made by selling alcohol could go towards funding treatment centres.Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill was vistiting an al ...

Article published on 10/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Alcohol addicts overcome problems to take part in marathon

A group of six recovering addicts who successfully completed a marathon in May are to take part in another lengthy run.The men were all members of the Denver Rescue Mission Marathon Team, a ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Online help for alcohol addiction

A website which details treatment centres for drug and drink addiction has been expanded.DryOutNow.com provides free details of centres for drug treatment, alcohol rehab and addiction recove ...

Article published on 04/10/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Wrestling superstars offered free alcohol treatment

Former performers with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) are being offered free drug and alcohol treatment, ...

Article published on 28/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Government praises alcohol initiatives

A Home Office document has praised an initiative in north Somerset which is aimed at easing the public's concerns about a ...

Article published on 20/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Boom in Mongolian alcohol recovery groups

The number of alcohol recovery groups in Mongolia is growing, thanks to the efforts of the International Substance Abuse and Alcohol Coalition (Isaac).A large number of people suffer from al ...

Article published on 07/09/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

News Article : Sharp rise in City workers seeking alcohol treatment

The number of City workers requiring drug and alcohol treatment linked to stress-related illness has more than doubled in the past three years, a rehabilitation clinic has claimed.Increasin ...

Article published on 06/07/2020 by PCUG Addiction Treatment

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