Is addiction a disease?
Posted by Youssef
on 25 Oct 2022
At Delamere, we know how important it is to recognise alcohol addiction and drug addiction as a chronic brain disease. Without this definition, many people who suffer with SUDs are misunderstood.
Why menopause and alcohol don’t mix
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 18 Oct 2022
Insomnia, hot flushes, mood swings, brain fog…who wouldn’t reach for a glass of wine when faced with a barrage of uncontrollable, and incredibly unpleasant, symptoms. But the regular tipple that’s helping you sleep, feel calm and manage your untamed emotions could be doing you more harm than good. The biological changes that happen in a…
Gambling companies’ role in gambling addiction
Posted by Martin Preston
on 11 Oct 2022
Enjoyed responsibly, gambling is just a bit of harmless fun, but for many it can be the cause of financial problems, job loss, family difficulties, criminality and even suicide. The gambling scene has changed dramatically since the first legalised betting shops in the sixties when most gambling took place on slips of paper behind closed…
How much does drug rehab cost?
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 03 Oct 2022
Since the pandemic, harmful patterns of drug use have been on the rise with more young people using drugs than ever before. We’ve also seen an increase in the number of people using pharmaceutical drugs for non-medical reasons, 40 percent of which are women. Despite this, the World Drug Report says around 1 in 7…