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”

Chiang Rai Times

Dylan Kerr, head counsellor at Hope, said Doherty had achieved his longest drug-free period since his teens while at the rehab centre in Sriracha – but warned that the months ahead will be challenging as he returns to the limelight. ‘We saw Pete grow over the course of his treatment at Hope, which was reflectedContinue reading “Chiang Rai Times”

My interview on “Sober-Punks.co.uk”

To keep me on the straight-and-narrow, especially in my first year of sobriety, I did a LOT of reading. Books, blogs, news articles… anything that would help me better understand alcoholism and the ways to win the battle. I often got in touch with the authors to say thanks for the inspiration or whatever, andContinue reading “My interview on “Sober-Punks.co.uk””

“Pete Doherty enfin clean : Des fans français ont essayé de saboter sa rehab”

My time in the French national newspapers: Pure People “Aujourd’hui, les médecins qui l’ont suivi affirment qu’il est sur la bonne voie même si les mois à venir risquent d’être difficiles puisqu’il sera de retour sur le devant de la scène. “Après une longue et difficile période de désintoxication, c’est merveilleux de voir le visageContinue reading ““Pete Doherty enfin clean : Des fans français ont essayé de saboter sa rehab””

Weekly Round-up of Addiction News

Here is a weekly round of addiction news: Harvey Weinstein claims “Sex Addiction” – Experts say it’s not a real issue for him: http://www.newsweek.com/harvey-weinstein-isnt-sex-addict-because-sex-addiction-isnt-real-experts-say-682853 Former 9NEWS reporter opens up about her opiod addiction: http://www.9news.com/news/local/next/former-9news-reporter-opens-up-about-her-opioid-addiction-and-the-recovery-process/482931191 ” Dana Knowles is a familiar face if you’ve watched 9NEWS for awhile. She was a reporter at the station tenContinue reading “Weekly Round-up of Addiction News”

How to manage cravings?

Craving Diaries Here is a worksheet I have created in order to help you moderate your own personal cravings and   Soon after you acted on your decision to put a stop to you addiction, it is likely that you experienced cravings for it again.  For many people these cravings are difficult to cope withContinue reading “How to manage cravings?”

Kemunduran Kamis – Terapi Kecanduan Dylan Kerr (throwback Thursday in Indoneasian)

Sudah berulang kali pentolan unit rock asal Inggris, The Libertines, Pete Doherty berurusan dengan polisi akibat ketergantungan narkotika, mulai dari masalah berkendara di jalanan, pencurian hingga perkelahian. Doherty sempat mengatakan narkotika telah mengacaukan kehidupanya serta berkata tak yakin dapat terbebas dari ketergantungannya tersebut. Sang ibu, Jacqueline bahkan pernah menerbitkan buku yang menyinggung masalah narkotika DohertyContinue reading “Kemunduran Kamis – Terapi Kecanduan Dylan Kerr (throwback Thursday in Indoneasian)”

From hopelessness to hope in Thailand

Originally posted on Simon Mott – Addiction and Recovery:
By Simon Mott – Founder of Hope Rehab Center Thailand When I first started helping addicts in London, giving them clean needles, I had no idea where it would lead. Six months ago I founded my own treatment center in an amazing part of the world…