The Age of Reactions

At the time of writing this I’m currently in quarantine in a rented property in Chiang Mai. I’m still currently working but I’ve been limiting myself to just my home, no gym, no restaurants and no social engagements outside of my workplace.  I’ve been keeping it pretty serious too, I work with a population ofContinue reading “The Age of Reactions”

Harm Reduction in The Time of COVID-19

Although the world is up in arms over Corona Virus (COVID-19), and probably rightly-so to some degree, it’s important to remember that yesterday’s problems are still here today. That’s why it is important to share information regarding how those who still have active addictive disorders can prevent further damage to themselves and potential risk ofContinue reading “Harm Reduction in The Time of COVID-19”

Trials of Prescription Diamorphine (Heroin) In Scotland

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”

Dealing with violence

One of the more difficult aspects of being a counsellor or skilled helper is occasionally dealing with violent clients.  Violence does not have to be punching someone, sometimes it is threats, body language and tone of voice.  It can be very intimidating and often there can be an overwhelming sense of injustice when you’re inContinue reading “Dealing with violence”