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Gambling Addiction and Sport Sponsorship

Oct 2, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Gambling and sport have gone hand in hand for centuries. Many football fans partake in a little pre-game bet to add a little excitement to match. But gambling is becoming more and more noticeable in football matches. Nearly 60% of England’s top two division clubs have a gambling company sponsorship on their shirts. So what effect does this have on viewers?

 

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Alcohol Addiction in Pregnancy

Sep 18, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Becoming a mother is a wonderful blessing. But for those suffering from alcoholism, the idea of quitting drinking as soon as you know you are pregnant can be scary. Read the advice from our addiction counsellors to learn how alcohol may impact your pregnancy and how to find alcohol addiction treatment.

 

Can You Drink Alcohol When Pregnant?

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What is Prescription Drug Addiction?

Sep 11, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Prescription drug addiction is a growing problem in the UK. The NHS have stated that one in eleven patients in England are prescribed potentially addictive medication, such as sedatives, antidepressants and painkillers.  This issue has already exacerbated in the US. 18.9 million Americans over the age of 12 have misused prescription drugs in last year.

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Let Go of Toxic People to Help Your Gambling Addiction Recovery

Aug 29, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

A detox programme often removes toxins from the body. But what about your relationships? Toxic people can keep you stuck in the past and prevent you from moving on. Learn how to confidentially remove toxic people from your life after gambling addiction rehab to continue your recovery success. 

How to Identify Toxic People

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How Social Media Can Trigger A Drug Abuse Relapse

Aug 22, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Social media was created to bring people together, to share our stories and news with those we love and care for. But social media can be tricky for those who are going through drug addiction treatment. A study by the American Psychiatric Association found that 90% of those seeking addiction treatment use social media but the majority find material on these platforms can trigger them to use again. Read our advice on how to engage with social media when attending drug rehab. 

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How Does Alcohol Addiction Affect the Body?

Aug 15, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Anyone who has had a killer hangover knows that alcohol can have a severe effect on the body. But after you have recovered from the night before, what are the long-term effects? Here our alcohol addiction treatment experts discuss the impact alcohol may have on the body and when to seek help.

Increase of Stomach Acid

 

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How to A Prevent Gambling Addiction Relapse

Aug 3, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

If you have sought gambling addiction treatment, you know how hard it is to avoid temptation. With online gambling, there is a potential opportunity to gamble 24/7. Between 50% – 75% of problem gamblers will relapse after attempting to quit. If you are feeling urges and craving to gamble again, please read our advice to continue your addiction recovery.

 

Identify triggers

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How to Keep Your Job Whilst Having Drug Addiction Treatment

Aug 3, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Many people suffering with drug addiction state they’re unable to attend drug rehab because they cannot take time off work. If you are suffering from drug addiction, we encourage you to seek help, whatever your circumstances. Read on to learn how to discuss your drug addiction with your employers, and keep your job after receiving drug addition treatment.

 

Talk to your doctor

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Most Common Excuses Not to Go to Alcohol Rehab

Aug 3, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

We all know the immortal lyrics of Amy Winehouse: “I ain't got the time and my daddy thinks I'm fine”. Unfortunately, these are just a few of the most common excuses from those avoiding alcohol addiction treatment. Here, the Providence Projects explain why there is no excuse not to try alcohol rehab. 

I can’t leave my family

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What Happens In Gambling Rehab?

Jun 28, 2018 By Paul Spanjar 0 comments

Gambling addiction, or problem gambling is still considered to be a relatively new definition of pathological gambling. But as gambling addiction is on the rise, gambling rehab programmes are increasing in demand. If you concerned about a loved one’s gambling habits or your own, please read on to discover what happens in a gambling rehab:

Gambling addiction assessment

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