“A major breakthrough came this April when David Nutt, a neuropsychopharmacologist at Imperial College London, published a paper proving the neural imaging of LSD’s effects could help researchers pinpoint specific alteration to brain behavior and potentially further explore the neurobiology of consciousness.” https://www.inverse.com/article/25716-lsd-brain-imaging-lysergic-acid-psychedelic-research I met David Nutt in 2009 at an SSDP meeting in LeedsContinue reading “LSD makes the brain “child-like””
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Inside Lanna Rehab.
I no longer work for Lanna Rehab as of May 2017. Please visit https://thebeachrehab.com/ This article here gives a bit of insight of Lanna rehab. http://www.smh.com.au/rugby-league/league-news/inside-lanna-rehab-in-chiang-mai-the-thailand-rehab-facility-ben-barba-is-turning-to-20161107-gsk8vm.html
Why you might no longer be a raver:
A neurosurgeon in New Zealand is pioneering a new technique that promises to rid craving for alcohol and drugs – And bizarrely enough allows you to drink again? The idea behind the device is that some people with addiction issues maybe experiencing “Hypofrontality’ which in a nut-shell is linked to impulse control. So when someoneContinue reading “Why you might no longer be a raver:”
Various Press Appearances
These are just a few links to times I was mentioned in the world press: The frontman’s counsellor, Dylan Kerr, will accompany Doherty and co on tour to “Mexico and beyond” in November, according to The Sunday Telegraph. A press representative for The Libertines has additionally confirmed the news to NME. Read more at http://www.nme.com/news/music/the-libertines-46-1224152#dGCdHeIfipdDgUAH.99Continue reading “Various Press Appearances”
Could a brain implant cure addiction?
A neurosurgeon in New Zealand is pioneering a new technique that promises to rid craving for alcohol and drugs – And bizarrely enough allows you to drink again? The idea behind the device is that some people with addiction issues maybe experiencing “Hypofrontality’ which in a nut-shell is linked to impulse control. So when someoneContinue reading “Could a brain implant cure addiction?”
Training Thailand in Responding to Drugs
One of the things I like to do the most is to share knowledge and raise awareness on issues concerning my profession. So I was more than happy to be invited to for a conference on how to help the Thai Ministry of Health improve their response to the growing drug problem they are faceContinue reading “Training Thailand in Responding to Drugs”
Cat Marnell shares experience of HOPE
Hope rehab was one of the first rehabs I worked at in Thailand. I was the head counselor there from 2014-2015, I left to join the Libertines on Tour in 2015. I do not comment of those I have worked with, but this is a pretty interesting account of what it’s like to find recoveryContinue reading “Cat Marnell shares experience of HOPE”
The “Dabbing” trend.
Most recently I came across the term “dabbing” in reference to drug usage online, I made the assumption that dabbing referred to dipping your finger into drugs and rubbing it into your gums. However I began to notice that “dabbing” was not in reference to powered drugs but to to “Butane hash oil” and thisContinue reading “The “Dabbing” trend.”
“Sock-Puppet” Effect In Treatment
There is a level of resistance in addiction which I’ve found one of the most challenging as it’s often one of the hardest forms of denial I’ve encountered. It is a form of resistance that is akin to a “sock-puppet“. So what is a sock-puppet and why does it occur? Quite simply a sock-puppet isContinue reading ““Sock-Puppet” Effect In Treatment”
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