Ollie Ollerton Shares His Experience of Recovery from Binge Drinking

Former Special Forces member Ollie Ollerton recently shared his experience of recovery with Professor David Nutt on “The Drug Science Podcast”. Ollie Ollerton describes himself as being a survivor of childhood trauma, which was later reinforced by negative life experiences and warfare. After being engaged in various conflicts, Ollie Ollerton when on to involve himselfContinue reading “Ollie Ollerton Shares His Experience of Recovery from Binge Drinking”

Why do some people push their addiction so far?

Some people might be able to delve in and out of substance use without ever becoming fully addicted, but for some people out there it seems to be in for a penny, in for a pound every time.

What are the forces that make some people totally robotic despite the warning signs being quite clear?

Member of Parliament Shares About Personal Addiction

A British Member of Parliament has recently shared about his addiction to alcohol in the House of Commons. This is a fairly rare sight to see in the House of Commons and no others have given such a speech before, despite some MPs experiencing addiction and even dying from addictive disorders. Although this is aContinue reading “Member of Parliament Shares About Personal Addiction”

Hope Rehab Thailand

Free assessment with former head counsellor of Hope Rehab Thailand. Before Dylan Kerr became an internationally acclaimed and accredited counsellor he was the head Counsellor of Hope Rehab located in Si Racha, Thailand. After Hope Rehab Dylan Kerr went on tour with the British Rock Band the Libertines, where he toured most of the worldContinue reading “Hope Rehab Thailand”

The Worst Drugs

As a therapist who has worked prominently with drug and alcohol addiction I’m often asked to give my opinion on what I think the worst drugs are or what is the worst addiction. Of course we can’t have this discussion if we don’t at least acknowledge the controversial report that got Professor David Nutt inContinue reading “The Worst Drugs”

Is treatment abroad over?

Seeking help overseas for drug and alcohol treatment has been popular for the last 20 years +.  Various countries like South Africa and Thailand have managed to attract people from Europe, America and the Middle East since the early 2000’s. Thailand’s popularity for foreign treatment reached an all-time high early 2020, with over 20 rehabsContinue reading “Is treatment abroad over?”