The Benefits of a Medically Supervised Detox

The mere thought of undergoing a ‘medically supervised’ detox at a residential rehab clinic may be enough to evoke anxiety. Please rest assure because the level of care you will …

A Guide to Life After Rehab

So, you are fresh out of rehab and everything is in order. You’re motivated to sustain your recovery no matter what life throws at you and you are 100% certain …

The Importance of Connecting With Others in Recovery

Organisations such as Alcoholics Anonymous, Narcotics Anonymous and SMART Recovery have proliferated for one simple reason: trying to overcome addiction alone rarely works. This may be rephrased as overcoming addiction …

Why Willpower Is Not Enough to Overcome Addiction

We are sure you have heard people spout out the advice that ‘all you need is willpower’ to stop taking drugs or alcohol. This advice is utterly incorrect. Afterall, addiction …

Is Alcohol Abuse During Pregnancy Dangerous? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Drinking any type of alcoholic beverage is likely to cause an array of serious complications to unborn children. No amount of alcohol is considered safe if you are pregnant. Drinking …

What are the Symptoms & Signs of Alcoholism

In this article, we discuss the signs and symptoms of alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse negatively impacts your health, your social relationships, and your professional performance. Since alcohol is a toxin, …

Can Pets Help You Beat Addiction?

In this article, we shall look at some of the reasons why having a pet may help your children develop the qualities that could also serve to prevent them from …

6m to Help 200,000 Children Who Have Alcoholic Parents

The UK Government has promised to make £6m available to assist children affected by their parents' alcoholism. The money will be spent on extra advice and support. Specifically, more will …

Scotland Finally Introduces Minimum Unit Pricing

At Rehab 4 Alcoholism, we have been strong supporters of the minimum unit pricing concept for many years. We have followed the Scottish Government's attempt to enact this law for …

PTSD amongst the Military and Veterans

Today, we share an infographic titled “The Silent Enemy: How PTSD Damages Our Soldiers”. This infographic points out that many of the serving or veteran military personnel who are diagnosed …