Experts in Addiction Treatments

What is a Sober Companion

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What to look for in a Sober Companion

7 Essential things to look for in a Sober Companion

When we meet with families and concerned parties, one of the questions we ask is “What would be your very best possible outcome for your loved one or colleague?”

The only way to stop using drugs is to stop using drugs.

Obama Gupta RX Summit

I’m prompted to respond to the news yesterday of President Obama’s visit to Atlanta to discuss drug policy, specifically heroin addiction and alternate prescribing such as methadone and suboxone. Obama: Addiction is a preventable disease By Nadia Kounang, CNN Updated 2228 GMT (0528 HKT) March 29, 2016 From left, Dr. Leana Wen, Crystal Oertle, Justin […]

Dry January – 7 ways to be a successful “DryAthlete”:

I’ve noticed a good many of my friends posting on Facebook and Tweeting about how they are attempting to remain Sober throughout January and then I saw that Cancer Research UK have launched a publicity drive for themselves and in an effort to help the British people recover from Xmas and the New Year Party they’re asking […]

6 ways to convince an Alcoholic / Addict to accept help

Over my professional career as an Addiction Consultant, I’ve talked with thousands of family members about their loved one, who more often than not doesn’t have the same desire to change their drinking or drugging habits as the rest of their family would prefer.This has meant that over the years and indeed generations, far too […]

12 Step Meetings – uncovered

There are few places in the world where you’ll find more honesty, vulnerability, courage, and mutual support than in a 12-Step Fellowship Group meeting. The 12 Step meetings are an extremely important resource of someone’s recovery for two reasons. First, they’re effective. Millions of people have recovered through them. Second, they’re free and available around […]

Early Recovery Suggestions

Sober Intervention

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10 Suggestions for a Healthy Recovery

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Robin Williams R.I.P.

I awoke this morning to learn of the very sad passing of Robin Williams, apparently from suicide due to his depression. It was widely known that Robin Williams found recovery from his own addictions (cocaine and booze) after John Belushi’s tragic overdose, but perhaps less known that he had been struggling with relapse for the […]

Residential Alcohol or Drug Rehab Centre Questions

The Sober Services Team have been researching and evaluating residential rehab centres for alcohol and drugs all over the world for well over 10 years, and we only work with clinics that we’ve visited and approved based on…