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Category: Drug addiction
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…

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Toxic Drug Culture Mapped Across The UK
Posted by Martin Preston
on 16 Sep 2022
In the UK, drugs are a common element of the party and rave scene, with many people using them to enhance the effects of alcohol. However, according to recent reports, the UK’s attitude towards using drugs has meant that as a country ‘we take more drugs than anywhere else in the world’.  In fact, earlier…

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What happens when you quit drugs for good?
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 08 Sep 2022
If you have become dependent on taking drugs and are planning on giving up, you may be concerned about what might happen to your mind and body when you quit drugs for good. It’s important to ensure you have the right medical support from trained professionals rather than attempting to stop taking drugs ‘cold turkey’.…

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Drug and Alcohol Use Survey 2022
Posted by Martin Preston
on 11 Aug 2022
Many Brits find themselves in the pub more often when the summer months creep in. So, it leads us to wonder why people are more drawn to alcohol and substances during this time: is it because more people are doing it, so they feel less guilty? Is it due to increased promotion and advertisements around…

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The Festival Season & Addiction
Posted by Martin Preston
on 25 Jul 2022
Coachella, Glastonbury, Tomorrowland, Creamfields, every year countries around the world play host to music festivals covering every genre, age bracket and budget. The festival season in the UK and overseas has exploded in the last decade, propelled further by the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions. At most festivals you can camp over for several days, creating…

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Is substance addiction affecting your relationships?
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 19 Jul 2022
When you have a recurring desire to keep taking drugs or alcohol, despite harmful consequences, it can affect relationships with partners, colleagues, family and friends. Substance addiction is a chronic disease that affects the brain and makes it impossible for the person to control their behaviour. This can have far-reaching consequences from marriage breakdowns and…

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Top 10 Most Addictive Drugs List
Posted by Youssef
on 16 May 2022
Drug addiction has often been stigmatised, associated with poor judgement and moral failing. In reality, people from all walks of life can become addicted to drugs through no fault of their own. Most drugs are inherently physically and mentally addictive due to the profound effects they have on the brain and body. The way certain…

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The Rise In Prescription Drug Addiction
Posted by Martin Preston
on 09 May 2022
Over the last decade, Prescription Drug Misuse (PDM), has become a growing problem, resulting in an increase in A&E visits, more treatment admissions for prescription drug addiction and an increase in overdose deaths. The National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) defines PDM as “use without a prescription or in ways not intended by…

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UK Drug Addiction Report 2022
Posted by Martin Preston
on 04 Mar 2022
Locations With the highest rate of drug drivers The UK Areas With The Highest Increase In Drug ArrestsTop UK Locations With The Highest Rate of Alcohol DependencyHow the pandemic has impacted alcohol-related hospital admissions across the UKThe Most Popular Drug Type in Each UK Region Here in the UK, drugs are often introduced in a…

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Fentanyl Addiction: Signs, Symptoms and Treatment 
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 02 Mar 2022
Up to one hundred times more potent than morphine, fentanyl is a strong narcotic opioid that is frequently abused (1). Often prescribed for chronic pain due to an accident, surgery or cancer, fentanyl is widely considered safe and effective when prescribed by medical professionals. It was originally used as an anaesthetic as it offers fast-acting…

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