Are you or a loved one an alcoholic or an addict? How to spot the signs

Ian Young Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment

There are certain characteristics that can be assumed for someone that is addicted or severely dependent. Ian Young, addictions consultant from Sober Services discusses this in more detail When is it too much alcohol?There are three different aspects of an addictive behaviour: 1) Being unable to control their consumption anymore, therefore hiding how much they are tolerating 2) A more …

People with drug problems need health care, not prison

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Intervention, Confronting Addiction, Decriminalisation, Drug Addiction, Drug Intervention, Drug Treatment, Drugs, Prison, Treatment for Addiction

18th July 2011 “People with drug problems need health care, not prison.” Sir Richard Branson 17th June 2011 So last week the news broke that a large number of high profile people were backing a new initiative calling for a different approach to the war on drugs, suggesting it to be a health problem and not a criminal justice one. …

War on Drugs – Afghanistan considered

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Treatment, Confronting Addiction, Drug Addiction, Drug Intervention, Drug Treatment, Giving Up Alcohol, Intervention, Treatment for Addiction, War on Drugs

  I’ve been thinking about the War on Drugs in Afghanistan after watching a Channel 4 Documentary http://www.channel4.com/programmes/our-drugs-war/episode-guide/series-1/episode-3 presented very fairly by Angus Macqueen. It was the final thoughts shared by an Afghanistan civilian that has left an uncomfortable thought swirling around my head. He shared (I’m paraphrasing here) that it was the responsibility of the Western Governments to control …

Giving Up Alcohol

Ian Young Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment, Giving Up Alcohol, Sobriety

It is difficult to give up something that has given one so much pleasure. When somebody gets addicted to a certain vice or discovers that they could not stop a certain bad habit, it can become close to impossible to curb that addiction. One of the most common problems that plague the most ordinary human being is addiction to alcohol. …

Effective Ways to Carry out Alcohol Intervention

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholism, Giving Up Alcohol, Stop Drinking, Treatment for Addiction

Nobody in his right mind would love to see his or her loved one become an alcoholic without feeling very worried and very concerned. It may be true that alcoholism is not an easy condition to treat, but then, alcohol intervention also works wonders if the process is handled the right way. For a start, the word intervention means taking …

Alcohol Detox and Treatment for Alcoholism

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol detoxification, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholic Treatment, Alcoholism, Confronting Addiction, Detoxification, Recovery, Rehab, Sobriety, Stop Drinking

Alcohol, when consumed in moderation, can be enjoyable and relaxing. However, it can very quickly be over used or misused. When this happens, it can lead to a host of problems and complications. Alcoholism is a very serious problem that many people need professional help to overcome. One of the best solutions, at least initially, towards overcoming alcoholism is going …

Basic Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Addicts, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol detoxification, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholic Treatment, Alcoholism, Confronting Addiction, Detoxification, Giving Up Alcohol, Rehab, Sobriety, Stop Drinking, Treatment for Addiction

Overcoming any addiction is a long and difficult process. Of course, there is no cure or easy fix for alcohol addiction. It can seem overwhelming and even impossible at times. But if you are serious and dedicate yourself to recovering, alcohol addiction treatment can help you put an end to alcohol abuse in your life. There are several steps that …

The Necessity of Addiction Help for Recovery

Ian Young Addiction Treatment, Addicts, Alcohol, Alcohol Addiction, Alcohol Detox, Alcohol Intervention, Alcohol Rehab, Alcohol Therapy, Alcohol Treatment, Alcoholic Treatment, Alcoholism, Detoxification, Drug Addiction, Drug Intervention, Drug Treatment, Drugs, Giving Up Alcohol, Recovery, Rehab, Sobriety, Stop Drinking, Treatment for Addiction

As the number of users of illicit drugs, alcohol and tobacco increases in Great Britain, Europe, The United States and around the world, many individuals and families are seeking addiction help. The cost of drug dependence on all of society is tremendous between the money used on drugs, alcohol, tobacco and the medical and law enforcement personnel that are needed …