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If you ask most people what they think rehab consists of, they would tell you that it involves people sitting around in circles and receiving psychotherapy, with the aim of being abstinent from an addictive substance or behaviour. And whilst they may be right about the overall aim, there are many more benefits to rehab than simply quitting drugs, alcohol, or any other addiction.
The world has undergone one of the most rapid changes in history in one of the shortest amounts of time in 2020. Six months ago, who could have predicted that we would be paying for our shopping through a Perspex screen
Studies find that having an alcoholic in the family can impact the brain activity of other family members, even if they don’t use alcohol themselves.
Paul Flynn, founder and CEO of Addcounsel, Behavioural Wealth, and most recently Orchestrate Health, has been helping businesses grow for over 20 years. His rich experience and education in business has made him a key player in the development of effective mental and behavioural healthcare organisations.
In England alone, there are an estimated 586,780 dependent drinkers, with only 18% receiving treatment. Many of us know someone close to us battling an alcohol addiction, and it can be a heavy burden to carry. How do you begin to help someone in their recovery?
In a year that has seen the unfortunate passing of prominent T.V personality, Caroline Flack and the seismic impact of Coronavirus both to families and the aftershock to the economy, the concept of Kindness is a prescient choice by those behind Mental Health Awareness Week, which starts today.
Cocaine is a drug that is extensively abused and is extremely addictive. Worldwide about £62 billion of cocaine is sold each year; around a million people in the UK take cocaine with up to 20% of users becoming dependent. There is no approved pharmacotherapy to treat addiction, and behavioural/psychological approaches generally have limited success.