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Alcohol – 3rd Leading Cause of Death

A recent article in the “Addiction Today” magazine highlights alcohol as one of the leading risk factors in death among men aged 15-59. It goes on to discuss the role of organisations such as Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) in helping to treat people suffering from an alcohol problem. Addiction Today – Empirical Awakening Although AA is…

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Alcoholic Neuropathy – Can You Help?

Can you help another person with Alcoholic Neuropathy? We are looking for a person in the UK who is in recovery from alcohol addiction, has experience of  Alcoholic Neuropathy and is willing to share their Strength, Hope and Experience with a friend of Addictions UK. If you can help please e-mail us at info@addictionsuk.com with…

Personalisation? Personal budgets? Direct payments?

What Do You Think?

19th April: The Studio, The Dolphin Centre Darlington 26th April: The Theatre, Blackfriars Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne Critical Friends: two northeast events for people who use mental health services and their carers. Come and ask your questions, share your views, talk with people who are putting personalisation in place – and with each other. Whether…

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Seeking Shoplifting Addicts

TV Company seeks person with a shoplifting addiction: Can you help? Do you shoplift for no financial gain? Have you a problem resisting the temptation to shoplift?  Might you have an addiction to shoplifting? Would you welcome three months free treatment with Addictions UK?  Would you like the opportunity to explain your illness on a…