For the Deutsch speaking readers of this blog, they can catch up with my story in their native language. Therapeut sieht kaum Nähe zu Spielsucht Nicht alle Fachkolleg:innen beurteilen das Thema so wie Marini. Der in Thailand lebende Suchttherapeut Dylan Kerr etwa meint, dass die Abhängigkeit von Kryptowährungen auf der einen Seite zwar vielleicht mitContinue reading “Crypto Addiction Story in German”
In 2014 I wrote an article for Hope Rehab in Thailand when I was their head of counselling, it was regarding crystal meth (meth amphetamine). (You can view that article by clicking here) It was a simple piece on what is crystal meth and where it came from. It was to give some guidance onContinue reading “The ICE Age of meth hasn’t melted away”
Recently I was contacted by the prestigious online Crypto magazine “Decrypt”. They had recently become aware that us counselling folk had stumbled across victims of the recent upsurge in Crypto. These individuals were mixing drugs and tech to get high level rewards in a game where the stakes were always high. This had lead toContinue reading “More Crypto-Recovery Coverage”
My most valid observations on Crypto currency trading being akin to gambling have caught the attention of Cointelegraph’s Magazine. I was asked to comment on the rise of crypto currency addiction. Read the full article here:
Artist Frank McFadden talks to the BBC sharing his experiences of addiction and his path to recovery.
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?
Drug Science shares a talk about the use of MDMA within therapy and as a treatment for Alcoholism.
Treating Addiction with in Crypto communities Whatever you may think about the future prospects of crypto-currencies, there is a process in trading that is very similar to gambling – some may argue exactly identical. The environment in which people trade is a difficult world to navigate for some, there’s a range of emotions involved andContinue reading “Tales from the Crypto”
Psychedelic research has had favourable results documented for over 100 years in medicine, even Bill W (the founder of AA) was spirited away in the 1930’s from his drinking by a drug made from deadly-nightshade, called the Belladonna cure. The Belladonna cure had been in use since 1909 and helped hundreds of people in theContinue reading “Is Psychedelic Research going down the wrong route?”
Obesity is an illness that has a complex relationship with bio, psycho and social processes across the world. Obesity is spreading across the face of the world, communities that were long safe guarded against obesity are now facing a huge increase. Despite more information and education on safer food choices, people seem to prefer toContinue reading “The Bio-psycho-social aspects of being Obese”