The Delamere blog
The Gut-Brain Axis: A Key to Health and Well-being
Posted by Mark Driscoll
on 05 Jun 2024

The Gut-Brain Axis is a complex communication network linking the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and the brain, playing a crucial role in maintaining overall health.


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Why women with eating disorders go to bed early to avoid temptations
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 10 May 2024

Roughly 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder. This disproportionately impacts women, with the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence claiming this is around nine in ten of eating disorders.


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GENERATION SICKNOTE: Why the PM’s reaction to ‘Sicknote culture’ could lead to a rise in addictions
Posted by Martin Preston
on 17 Apr 2024

This month, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced measures to clamp down on ‘sick note culture’ which he says is increasingly becoming a burden on the economy.


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The rise in pornography addiction in the UK
Posted by Martin Preston
on 30 Mar 2024

At Delamere, we have seen a dramatic spike in the number of people that are searching for terms around pornography addiction.


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Introducing the ‘Bloom’ programme
Posted by Martin Preston
on 04 Mar 2024

Delamere has launched a brand-new 12-week ‘intermediate’ care programme for its guests. Labelled ‘Bloom’, it is the fourth component of The Delamere Treatment Model – following Stop, Start, Grow.


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Internet and Digital Addiction in the Media
Posted by Martin Preston
on 21 Feb 2024

Last week, BBC Breakfast invited Delamere to join presenters Nina Warhurst and Ben Thompson on the red sofa to raise awareness about internet addiction.


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5 ways to spot a potential eating disorder in friends and family
Posted by Sally Hopkins
on 14 Feb 2024

Kat Steele is Recovery Team Coordinator at the Delamere addiction treatment clinic in Cheshire. Here, she gives her advice on things to look out for that could be the signs of an eating disorder.


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Exploring holistic recovery with podcaster Janey Lee Grace
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 07 Feb 2024

As the only purpose-built rehabilitation clinic in the UK, Delamere not only looks different to the stereotypical view of ‘rehab’ but we go about things differently too.


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Six tips to tackle ‘Quitter’s Day’ and stick to your New Year’s resolutions
Posted by Dr Catherine Carney
on 08 Jan 2024

The turn of the New Year is about renewal and hope. Millions of people across the UK marked this date by setting New Year’s resolutions, reflecting on these hopes, aspirations, and energy.


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Does Dry January work?
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 02 Jan 2024

Giving up alcohol can never be a bad thing, can it? You can save money, lose weight, and improve your overall health. For people who drink to excess it can also be an opportunity to reset their relationship with alcohol and return to a more fulfilling life.


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