As an “Anonymous” Member of Alcoholics Anonymous – and Narcotics Anonymous too – I am planning to join a group of other Recovering Addicts and Alcoholics on a “Learning Journey” to Southern India organised by Addictions India – a Social Enterprise based in Chennai (Tamil Nadu). I am really looking forward to joining other members [...]
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Radio Interview with Simon Stephens from Addictions UK on BBC Newcastle. Simon discusses why people in their 60s may have a higher risk of drug addiction, and what they can do to get addiction treatment. http://www.addictionsuk.com
Rising numbers of the over 50s contact Addictions UK for help with a variety of problems with alcohol dependency, and drug addiction. It is a common myth that elderly people grow out of drug addiction – many treatment centre clients have been using drugs (and alcohol) since their early teens. Elderly clients often confess that [...]
You can find several solutions available today to help stop cigarette smoking without the need for nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). These involve a wide assortment of self-help resources, counselling and prescription drugs such as Zyban or Prozac. Stopping cigarette smoking is absolutely not simple and, as the great author Mark Twain once said, “Stopping smoking [...]
Testimonial #1 Since my mum started using AUK she has stopped drinking and it has made a massive difference to her, now she is less tired all the time and she has been much less irritable. I think Addictions UK is great because now I have my mum back. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Testimonial #2 The first time [...]
Is there a single point in time to which I can point and say: this is when I became a pornography addict? Or was I simply born this way; doomed right from the start? I guess it depends on how far you stretch the definition of addiction. I don’t believe I became obsessed with pornography [...]
Here is the latest video from Addictions UK. Question 1… Do you believe that you have an addiction? Question 2… Has your life become unmanageable? If you answered “yes” to both questions… Visit www.addictionsuk.com to learn more.
I am someone who, after years of active alcoholism, can now see myself recovering, and, after a struggle, enjoying the process. Having first found that I can survive without alcohol, I am now starting to engage with life – work, social, and the world in general – without suffering the debilitating stresses for which I [...]
I began a twelve step programme with Addictions UK. I have daily sessions with my worker and have a 24 hour helpline I can use when I need. I have spent many years using drugs and alcohol and had come to the point of losing everything. My life was in a mess and all the [...]
Here is the latest video from Addictions UK. Some addicts fail to seek help out of fear of exposure. That’s why confidentiality is the founding principal of Addictions UK. Visit www.addictionsuk.com to learn more.