How long does it take to recover from the effects of cocaine abuse? I’m often asked by clients when does it get better? Some people are troubled by the effect of their substance abuse and that they don’t feel as sharp as they used to be, or have difficulty in dealing with certain aspects ofContinue reading “Cocaine Abuse, what’s the cost?”
20 days after leaving Hope Rehab, Robb Skipper, the Lead singer of The Holloways, dies from an accidental Heroin overdose. He died after a one off relapse – injecting is so unforgiving when you get it wrong. At only 28 years old, Robb Skippers death is a timely reminder that no matter how long IContinue reading “Heroin. A painkiller but a painful killer.”
My name is still being mentioned in the news for the work I had done with the Libertines. http://news.sky.com/story/pete-doherty-announces-solo-uk-tour-10195777 Good luck Peter.
I started a new job at The Dawn Rehab. Sometimes on the internet I see criticisms of Thailand and the idea of having an addictions rehab in Thailand being absurd or not true to the nature of addictions’ therapy. I really couldn’t think of anything further from the truth. A rehab experience is notContinue reading “Addiction Therapy in Chiang Mai”
For someone who started out work in refurbished warehouse adjacent to a tundra of dilapidated and partially demolished industrial wastelands of Dudley I’ve actually worked in some highly glamorous places in my career. From my current job in top class rehab set in Thailand to traveling the globe as a personal counselor, the settings inContinue reading “Corby, little Scotland, big problems.”
Shortly after graduating from Healthcare Studies at Birmingham City University I began to grow an interest in the field of addiction. At the time I had no experience of working in psychotherapy or addiction services. In all honesty had little or no understanding of what a “drug and alcohol service” provided. This was in earlyContinue reading “Ten years of working in the field of Addiction”