Oxycodone Side Effects 19 May, 2020
Oxycodone is a semi-synthetic and short-acting opioid. As a form of pain-relieving drugs, it is often prescribed by doctors to help people relieve moderate to severe pain. The chemicals in the medication can change how our central nervous system and brain respond to pain.  .
Understanding Drug Addiction 15 May, 2020
There is a certain stereotype attached to the phrase 'drug addiction' and this is not a fair assumption. For many people battling with drugs is a daily nightmare and can ruin lives and relationships. In this article, we are going to explore what drug addiction truly means and wha.
Signs and Symptoms of Heroin Addiction 8 May, 2020
Heroin is a diamorphine that can be processed in multiple ways with several different additive agents. Some are stronger than others depending on what methods and substances are used in the making of heroin. This drug is highly addictive due to the way the human body quickly b.
Gambling Addiction and Getting Help 30 April, 2020
Like any other 'vice' or guilty pleasure - drinking alcohol, smoking a cigarette, overeating - gambling is seen as something common among current society. And similarly to the vices aforementioned, dabbling in circles of gambling and betting can be the start of a slippery slope. .
Brief Intervention and Motivational Interviewing for Addiction Recovery 13 April, 2020
Addiction treatment is there to ensure that you or someone you care about gets the necessary help. Whether you are looking for help for yourself, or for a member of your family or a close friend, understanding Brief Intervention (BI) and Motivational Interviewing (MI) could impro.
A Guide to Building on Your Values to Beat Addiction 6 April, 2020
To put it simply, values are what that are significant and important in your life.  They can be behaviours or features that guide and motivate our daily decisions. Understanding your personal values can help you find direction and fulfilment - especially as your progress in re.
How Is Tinder Affecting Your Mental Health? 30 March, 2020
Tinder and other dating apps are on the rise in the twenty-first century. For lots of people, it feels like a simpler, easier, and more efficient way to find a partner, and lots of people actually do. It is becoming more and more common for the start of love stories to be online .
Understanding The Difference Between Heroin & Morphine 23 March, 2020
Prescription opioids are probably one of the most well-known types of drug abused. While most people think of Oxycontin and its brothers and sisters, heroin and morphine are also commonly abused opiates. Despite their chemical similarities, one of them is actually a lot more d.
A Guide To Substance Induced Mental Disorders 14 March, 2020
Substance abuse and addiction are ever-growing concerns for health authorities around the world. According to Dr Kima Joy Taylor (director of the CATG Initiative) around 12% of the population, are currently fighting drug or alcohol addiction. This statistic is worrying .
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy VS Dialectical Behavioural Therapy 7 March, 2020
There are two types of behavioural therapy that can treat common cognitive disorders such as depression, anxiety, and OCD. Over the past few decades, thousands of patients have benefitted from these two forms of treatments which involve understanding thoughts and feelings and l.