What We Know About The Mental Health Implications Of ‘Long COVID’

Published 30 April 2021, in
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Over the last year, COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the lives of millions of people across the world. With at least 148,000,000 million cases of COVID-19 registered worldwide, the physical implications of ‘long COVID’ are discussed on a regular basis, especially as vaccinations begin to roll out. Although many argue that the physical

6 ways exercise can help relieve Stress and Anxiety

Published 23 April 2021, in
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According to mental health charity Mind one in six people experience a mental health issue such as anxiety or depression during any given week, while stress can have a negative effect on anyone’s health and well-being. There are a number of different ways to relieve stress and anxiety. Techniques such as meditation, relaxation and mindfulness

The Role of Therapy in Addiction

Published 16 April 2021, in
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The ideas of expressing oneself, of sharing emotions and of opening up to unfamiliar people about personal problems with drugs and alcohol can all be daunting. On the surface, those actions are understandably hard to actively participate in, especially when considering the sensitivity of addiction. However, under the surface, those actions are necessary, to recover

Relapse Prevention Tips

Published 9 April 2021, in
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The greatest anxiety that most recovering addicts experience, on a post-rehab basis is the risk of relapse. Relapse can materialise in different forms, which is commonly associated with further drug and alcohol exposure and abuse. Through this outlook and fear, many individuals see relapse as the worst-case scenario, as an unravelling result of recovery this far. While of

Why should you attend an Addiction Rehab

Published 1 April 2021, in
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A lot of people can put off attending a professional drug and/or alcohol rehab in order to overcome a burgeoning or well-established addiction present in their life. Accepting that you have developed a serious problem with substance abuse or alcohol abuse can be a difficult moment in your life, but this all-important first step leads

How does Alcohol Treatment Work?

Published 26 March 2021, in
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Overcoming alcoholism can be very tough, for a number of different reasons. Yet, with the guidance, reassurance and structure of quality alcohol treatment, the obstacles of detoxification, of rebuild and of relapse prevention can be eased. Naturally, alcohol detox will usually be linked with addiction recovery. Removing the build-up of alcohol, within the internal system

Withdrawal symptoms of cocaine addiction

Published 19 March 2021, in
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Cocaine is a broadly used recreational drug, with an unfortunate harmless image. Down to the mass adoption of both pure cocaine and crack cocaine, where it’s distribution and abuse has been normalised across generations, societies and demographics, it’s standpoint as an addictive drug has reduced. However, cocaine is still highly addictive, can be misused to a dangerous degree, and can cause a severe physical and psychological addiction if consumption is

Panic Attacks: Signs, Symptoms and Tips to Cope

Published 12 March 2021, in
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In the United Kingdom, over 8 million individuals experience panic attacks on a frequent basis. Often emerging from anxiety-based mental health conditions, panic attacks typically arise when an individual encounters fear, danger or stress. Impairing the lives of adults and children alike, when left untreated, panic attacks can have intense ramifications on an individual’s physical

Tips For Using Sleep To Promote Better Mental Health

Published 5 March 2021, in
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Across the world, various studies have been conducted to assess the relationship between sleep and mental health. Each of the studies carried out conclude that individuals living with poor mental health are more likely to feel restless, battle insomnia and struggle to get a good night sleep. In fact, 75% of people with mental health

What is Depression and How Can I Manage it?

Published 24 February 2021, in
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Depression is many things to different people, but it can be loosely described as a low mood that can last for weeks, months or even years and has a significant impact on your daily life. Signs and symptoms of depression include finding no pleasure in things that you normally enjoy in life, suffering with low

How to stay sober during the ongoing pandemic

Published 18 February 2021, in
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The ongoing pandemic of Covid-19 has caused emotional turmoil this far and is set to continue, down to the unknown concept of our future norm. Mental health diagnoses have increased, lifestyles have changed, isolation and loneliness are some of the most experienced emotions, and drinking rates have increased, even on a post-Dry January basis. For

How To Maintain Our Children’s Mental Health During Lockdown

Published 12 February 2021, in
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Over the last year, the ramifications of lockdown on adult’s mental health have been discussed frequently. Various news sources regularly publish statistics that determine the impact lockdown has had on adults, yet children’s mental health often goes overlooked. If you have noticed changes in your child’s behaviour, and believe that they are struggling to cope

Nutrition and Recovery

Published 5 February 2021, in
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For the average person, a good balanced diet is very important to maintain optimal functionality and health, on both physical and psychological levels. Down to this, it’s easy to see how important nutrition is when working against abnormal functionality, linked to illness, rehabilitation and addiction recovery. Understandably, for those living through drug and alcohol addictions,

Drinking and Anxiety – Impact of Covid-19

Published 29 January 2021, in
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As the UK once again experiences lockdown measures being implemented, and with it appearing to be quite a while before these stay-at-home orders are reversed, a lot of people’s mental health has been negatively impacted of late. Not being able to socialise, see friends and/or loved ones, or engage in physical activities and outdoor hobbies

Mixing Antibiotics and Alcohol: What Are The Dangers?

Published 22 January 2021, in
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Across the world, antibiotics are prescribed every single day to treat various health problems. Although medical professionals advise against consuming alcohol when taking a course of antibiotics, individuals frequently choose to go against this. Should you find yourself asking what are the dangers of mixing antibiotics and alcohol, you have come to the right place.