Drinking Alcohol Increases Risk of getting Cancer

Drinking alcohol every day increases the risk of contracting cancer, particularly if you are a woman. This advice is according to a recent study reported in the British Medical Journal …

Are Drinking Limits Irrelevant?

Our current recommended drinking guidelines were devised back in 1987. The authors of the guidelines have recently admitted daily unit limits were “plucked out of thin air”. The guidelines recommend women …

What are Antabuse Implants?

Ever wondered what are Antabuse implants? If you’ve found yourself asking this question then know you’re not alone. At Rehab 4 Alcoholism we get more enquiries about Antabuse than all …

Drinking Alcohol Does Not Help Sleep

It is now well and truly official. Alcohol does NOT help you sleep. This assertion may go against the popular belief that a ‘nightcap’ will calm your nerves and help …

Difference Between AA and SMART Recovery

People often attend SMART Recovery following dissatisfaction with Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). However, AA remains the dominant and most well-known brand amongst recovery circles in Britain, although SMART Recovery has made …

Do you need to be Religious for 12 Step Treatment?

If you’ve researched Alcoholics Anonymous you may have discovered the ’12 step’ teachings. Designed as a form of alcohol addiction treatment, these teachings (at least in their original carnation) contain …

Most Brits are Harassed by Drunks

A recent study conducted by the University of Sheffield’s Institute of Alcohol Studies (IAS) reveals more than half of Brits have been negatively affected by another’s drinking in the last …

Meet UK’s Recovery Cafes

‘Recovery cafes’ has been making the UK headlines in recent months, most prominently with the opening of Russell Brand’s ‘Trew Era’ café in Hackney. The idea behind recovery cafes originated …

10 Relapse Prevention Tips for Alcoholism

Relapse prevention is a tricky prospect. This is because recovery is a life-changing series of events that begins with the ticker-tape parade of treatment and continues in silence and obscurity. …

What Causes Hangovers?

A close friend recently told me didn’t like to drink an ‘excessive’ amount of alcohol now he’s in his thirties. I ask him why this was so. He claims hangovers …