Category: Alcohol Addiction
Why symptoms of alcoholism are increasingly being mistaken for Alzheimer’s disease
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 12 Jul 2024

If a family member or loved one aged over 60 becomes increasingly forgetful and disorganised, showing signs of anxiety, particularly concerning everyday tasks, and making less sense in their speech, what would be your first thought?


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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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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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Creating a relapse prevention plan
Posted by Martin Preston
on 22 Dec 2023

Relapse is a major concern for millions of people recovering from drug or alcohol addiction. For those who have tried to quit on their own, continually falling back into old habits may be the catalyst for seeking professional help. Even following treatment, studies show between 40 to 60% of people will suffer a relapse within the first year (1).


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Why is intervention for alcoholics so important?
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 20 Nov 2023

We all have friends and family members who like the odd tipple, but when you recognise harmful patterns in someone’s drinking habits it may be time to intervene. It sounds very intrusive and official, but what do we mean by an intervention?


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Holistic approaches to recovering from alcohol
Posted by Alex Molyneux
on 30 Aug 2023

There’s much more to holistic health than meditation and yoga. Consumers are seeking more holistic wellness products and services than ever before. Complementary and alternative therapy is used by almost 40% of adults in the US with the global market set to grow to over $400 billion by 2030.


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Visualising Drug and Alcohol Guidance Around the World
Posted by Martin Preston
on 20 Mar 2023

This report also takes into account such topics as legal drinking ages around the world, if cannabis has been legalised and to what extent, how drastically alcohol guidelines according to gender, the penalties for ignoring drink and drug-related guidelines, and much more. This has subsequently allowed us to create our Drug and Alcohol Guidance Around the World Report.


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What is it like living with an alcoholic?
Posted by Mike Delaney
on 30 Jan 2023

We’ve seen it portrayed in the media. Angry outbursts, smashed bottles, dramatic exits. But what is it really like living with an alcoholic? The truth is that alcoholism affects people from all walks of life.


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Is Dry January good for addiction?
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 19 Jan 2023

Every year, around 130,000 people wake up in the UK and decide not to drink. For a whole month. Now in its tenth year, Dry January is an annual challenge spearheaded by Alcohol Change UK that invites participants to swap their cocktails for mocktails


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Hangxiety: The Link Between Alcohol & Anxiety
Posted by Mandy Donnison
on 07 Nov 2022

When people hear the word ‘cost’, it would be fair to assume that their minds would jump to thinking of money and finances. However, when it comes to addiction, the word ‘cost’ can have an array of different, tragic meanings.


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