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With Scotland launching plans to provide certain drug users with prescription diamorphine (heroin), what’s your view on these kinds of drugs being provided by the NHS? Leave Feedback Below Also
Those living in Glasgow with a dependence to the drug Heroin in are set to be offered a prescription of heroin in a specialized clinic run by the National Health Service. Glasgow and the rest of Scotland has been hit with some of the worst drug deaths over the last few decades. Controversial Although theContinue reading “Trials of Prescription Diamorphine (Heroin) In Scotland”
How are Heroin and Prescription Opioids affecting the UK? Data from National Statistics office in the UK (2018) has shown that in year 2018 there has been a significant increase in England and Wales among men. Two thirds of the deaths were related to “drug misuse”, the UK classifies most substance use disorders as “drugContinue reading “Heroin and Opioids in the UK”
6th September 2019 Brett James Thornton – Founder How to Treat Addiction The two words are frequently interchanged, often incorrectly. Both are formed as a result of consistently repeating a particular behaviour. There is such a thing as a good habit, regular exercise for example. Something can start out as a habit and over timeContinue reading “WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A HABIT AND AN ADDICTION?”
Eric Berne (sometimes pronounced ber-nay) was a Canadian psychiatrist around the era of the late 1950’s. He is most popular for his Parent Adult Child (PAC) ego model. It complimented the works of Sigmund Feud very well (especially the ID-EGO-Super ego) . A brief outline of transnational analysis is that when we behave in aContinue reading “Eric Berne Shaped Treatment and Counseling Without You Even Knowing it”
What’s an enabler and how is the role of the enabler different from helper or counselor? Click below to find out:
Music and drugs have been so closely linked over the years, but who is leading who when it comes to influences? Is the music you are listening to promoting a lifestyle that will leave you high and dry?
The Games Alcoholics and Addicts Play in Treatment Eric Berne and Claude Steiner were psychiatrists around the 1960’s and 70’s, their main body of study was that people had certain life scripts which are called games. In modern CBT we call these life-scripts “SCHEMAS”. Life Scripts, or games, are robust patterns of thinking and behaving.Continue reading “The Games Alcoholics Play”
What happens when you detox from Cannabis? Although considered by many as a harmless, non-addictive drug there is some evidence for the contrary. When compare to heroin, cocaine or alcohol, cannabis definitely does not seem harmful, however, from the perspective of someone trying to kick the habit, there are definite and obvious withdrawal symptoms thatContinue reading “Detoxing from Cannabis”