Cuddle Your Recovery Baby And Never Let Go!


Treat your addiction or recovery from drugs and alcohol like a baby. If you look after it, take time to nurture it and provide it with positive stimulus, you will end up having an absolutely amazing human being!…


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You can find a wide variety of groups, charities and organisations who can help you overcome your addiction and enter into a world where recovery is possible and will allow you to live a happier, less stressful and productive life without needing to rely on drugs and alcohol. You can find contact information for them on our help and support page here.


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    Abuse comes in many shapes and forms, some obvious and others are extremely subtle in the way that the abuse takes place. Abuse can occur at any age, by anyone, toward anyone, so please don’t think that just because you’re an adult now, that abuse cannot happen. This is why being aware of the various forms of abuse is so important. In this article, we will look at the role abuse plays in childhood, adults and the elderly. We cover domestic violence and we will also look at adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), their roles and how they cause knock on effects throughout their lives.
  • How Do I Know If I Am An Addict Or Have A Tendency Towards Addiction?Use Our Addiction Screening Tool To Find Out
    We thought we’d go back to basics for those who don’t know anything about addiction, what an addict is, what defines addiction and what options are available. Knowing the difference between recreational using or drinking and addiction or dependency can be a challenging thing to define. This article will help you to separate addiction from recreational use.
  • Recognising And Overcoming Behavioural Addictions
    Addictions can occur in a wide variety of forms. Often, it is assumed that physical dependence characterised by withdrawal symptoms is required in order for someone to be diagnosed with an addiction use disorder, but the fact is that behavioural addiction can occur with all the negative consequences in a person’s life minus the physical issues faced by people who compulsively engage in drug and alcohol use. The rituals that occur before, during and after also make up part of the addictive process. For example, cooking heroin in a spoon and putting on a tourniquet can be just as addictive at the heroin itself. Likewise, visit the local shop, knowing that when you get home in 10 minutes, you can drink. These “preparation behaviours” are just as important to highlight and treat.
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome – Babies Born Addicts
    Pregnant women who use substances regularly (both drugs and alcohol) may deliver newborn babies who are born dependent on the same substances as their mother, because substances are passed between mother and baby through their umbilical chord. This also can affect the growth and development of the fetus, along with causing issues that will affect them throughout their later life. Find out all you need to know about NAS and more, including treatment options and help and support for those who may be/are or wanting to become pregnant, but are substance dependent or on a MAT program.
  • How many years are your bad habits shaving off YOUR life? Find Out By Using Our Interactive Addiction Calculator
    Drug and alcohol addiction cause a wide variety of complications as a result of their use. The longer someone uses or drinks, the more damage that will be caused to their body, ultimately cutting your lifespan short. Use our interactive addiction calculator to see how much damage has been caused has already been done and how much time your previous substance use has cut short, and if you continue to drink or use, how much more time will it cutoff your expected lifespan.​
  • Thank You For Your Hard Work This Christmas
    We promised that we would match your purchases of Morrison’s supermarkets “pick up parcels” which give your local food banks the things they need at this time of the year but always run out of. Our volunteers said that they would put their hands in their pockets and match your purchases to double your donationsContinue reading “Thank You For Your Hard Work This Christmas”

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