News: from 2017

Self Injury Awareness Day

Self Injury Awareness Day

1st March is Self Injury Awareness Day (also known as Self Harm Awareness Day). We’re supporting this global campaign to break down the common stereotypes surrounding self-harm and to educate medical professionals about the condition. We see it as an important opportunity to highlight the hidden pain suffered by people who ‘self injure’, or ‘self harm’, and, above all, to stress that help is available to recover.

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Richard’s story – living with alcohol addiction

Richard’s story – living with alcohol addiction

When my drinking problems reached the point where my employment was in danger of being terminated I finally admitted my problem and found myself pointed in the direction of Broadway Lodge by specialists in my employer’s occupational health unit.

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Benefits of Residential Rehabilitation Based Treatment

Benefits of Residential Rehabilitation Based Treatment

One of the most effective options for treatment can be residential rehabilitation-based treatment.  Residential addiction treatment is available for the wide variety of addictions which exist in society – from substance addictions such as drugs (opiates, cocaine, cannabis, amphetamines), alcohol, and smoking to behavioural addictions such to gaming, pornography and even shopping.

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Depression & Addiction in our Brightest Stars

Depression & Addiction in our Brightest Stars

In the recent weeks the world of entertainment has lost some of its brightest stars. A lot has been written about the links to addiction and depression in relation to the individuals who have died, namely George Michael and Carrie Fisher.

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Addiction

Addiction

Addicts cannot control over how they behave have no control over what they do, how much they are using, and the substance they take. The addiction will often get to the point at which it is life threatening.

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