Drug Science shares a talk about the use of MDMA within therapy and as a treatment for Alcoholism.
Treating Addiction with in Crypto communities Whatever you may think about the future prospects of crypto-currencies, there is a process in trading that is very similar to gambling – some may argue exactly identical. The environment in which people trade is a difficult world to navigate for some, there’s a range of emotions involved andContinue reading “Tales from the Crypto”
Psychedelic research has had favourable results documented for over 100 years in medicine, even Bill W (the founder of AA) was spirited away in the 1930’s from his drinking by a drug made from deadly-nightshade, called the Belladonna cure. The Belladonna cure had been in use since 1909 and helped hundreds of people in theContinue reading “Is Psychedelic Research going down the wrong route?”
Obesity is an illness that has a complex relationship with bio, psycho and social processes across the world. Obesity is spreading across the face of the world, communities that were long safe guarded against obesity are now facing a huge increase. Despite more information and education on safer food choices, people seem to prefer toContinue reading “The Bio-psycho-social aspects of being Obese”
12 Step groups are the biggest peer led group in the world, but with it’s traditions and dogma it isn’t for everyone. And believe it or not that’s okay! There are plenty of alternatives and it’s good idea to get a different perspective on other ideas that work. The 12-steps picks up where otherContinue reading “12 Things to Do if you Don’t like the 12 steps”
Should we mourn the loss of the 20th Century and start developing a more fulfilling future?
In the general population of mental health, a lot of clients who share with their practitioner or doctor that they are using a substance may face discharge from their doctor or counsellor. One of the reasons is that it’s very hard to get a bead on what the problem is when you add substance useContinue reading “Sharing Traits with a Disorder”
I’m going to be starting up an online group shortly that’s free to attend, via zoom. I really want to give something back as well as using my skills, but I’d like to give back directly to people with my own abilities. At the beginning of this group we’re going to start with a welfareContinue reading “Online Support Group.”
There is a quite a close link between weight gain and addiction. Often people self report after putting down cigarettes or other addictions they take up eating sweets or wanting to eat more. It’s very natural and is quite a common experience. Some people I’ve met over the years have stated to me it’s alsoContinue reading “Weight Gain and Addiction”
Written 9th October 2020 Amid covid-19 restrictions the Thailand authorities placed a strict control on the flow of people into the country. The country has some of the best results for covid-19 restrictions on the planet – for reasons people can’t quite seem to explain at the moment. For those living in Thailand it isContinue reading “How to Travel to Thailand during COVID-19”