Getting The Right Help To Overcome Drug Or Alcohol Addiction

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Drug and alcohol addiction can ruin lives, and affect not only the person with the addiction, but also their family and friends. Knowing someone close to you has a serious problem with drugs can be soul destroying, particularly when you feel helpless, but getting the right help for your family member or friend can help both you and them to …

The 7 Things You Need To Know About Rehab

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1.    Rehab is not a punishment, and Rehab is not a Luxury Resort Believe it or not, rehab is not a punishment because of your addiction. It’s actually a privilege and a real opportunity for you to heal. Rehab is a second chance for you in life – like starting a new chapter in the book of your life. Rehab …

Tough Love Tactics for Addicts

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Using “Tough Love” tactics to help treat Addiction In a world moving closer to nurture and farther away from nature, concepts like unconditional love are being shelved and replaced with things like “tough love”, with most addiction therapists, counsellors and practitioners proclaiming expressing that the former “unconditional love” model just doesn’t work. This is because relapse rates are astronomically high …

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The real message behind legalised shooting galleries

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Brighton plans safe rooms for addicts to inject drugs  In the Guardian last week and across the news recently was the story about how Brighton is to become the first British city to offer official “drug consumption rooms”.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/apr/14/brighton-drug-consumption-rooms I’m not going to get too involved in the story as to whether it’s a good thing or not, but rather draw …

People with drug problems need health care, not prison

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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. …

Squatters riot in Amsterdam

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  Squatting: So this morning we hear on the news that due to changes in the Dutch legislation, Squatting rights in Holland will become more restrictive. http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/39463891/ns/world_news-europe/ Speaking as someone who Squatted for necessity and out of lifestyle choice from the age of 16 through to 29 (when I underwent life changes in all areas of my life) I certainly …

Cocaine Chloe from X-Factor

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  X-Factor: Like many other people in the UK at this time, I find myself watching X-factor (normally on recorded TV to miss the adverts) snuggled up on the sofa with the wife. If I’m honest, its all her fault that I’m drawn into the madness that is basically a karaoke show, albeit with excellent production and marketing. Actually, I …

War on Drugs – Afghanistan considered

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  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 …

The Necessity of Addiction Help for Recovery

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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 …