Written 9th October 2020 Amid covid-19 restrictions the Thailand authorities placed a strict control on the flow of people into the country. The country has some of the best results for covid-19 restrictions on the planet – for reasons people can’t quite seem to explain at the moment. For those living in Thailand it isContinue reading “How to Travel to Thailand during COVID-19”
Please take the time by filling out the survey below on how your relationship with alcohol during 2020 may have changed or worsened https://forms.gle/MtBJXsuuDfu8RHXH9 Thanks very much for your response.
7th August 2020 It’s not been very good news for those with substance use and alcohol use disorders. Across the UK many people are increasing the amount they take or turning to different substances to ease their concerns about this crisis. There has been a surge in those using benzodiazepines and other similar drugs. SomeContinue reading “Turning to Sedatives During COVID-19”
How is the world going to deal with the 4th wave of COVID-19
Still working with vulnerable adults despite the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. But taking extra care both in infection control and emotional well-being.
The renowned trauma therapist and Vietnam War Veteran Glenn Schiraldi showed us through his years of work that onset of trauma is much higher when the adversity a person faces far out-weighs the resources they have (https://lindagraham-mft.net/the-resilience-workbook/ ). This is possibly why traumatic issues faced as a child seem to have a much longer lastingContinue reading “Adversity Vs Resources”
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”
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”