Addiction – a family disease
Published on 11 February 2019
The terrible affect having a parent who is an addict has on a child.
Linwood House rated ‘Good’ by CQC
Published on 31 January 2019
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated Linwood House, Residential drug and alcohol detoxification and rehabilitation centre ‘Good’ in a recent inspection.
How to tackle an addict in denial
Published on 19 December 2018
If you have a loved one who is dependent on alcohol or drugs, in addition to watching them battle with their addiction you may also be battling with their denial.
How can you help and support someone who won’t admit or face up to their addiction?
Preparing for residential drug and alcohol rehab treatment
Published on 07 December 2018
You’ve decided that your best option for treatment for your alcohol or drug addiction is residential rehab. Congratulations, this is one of the best decisions you have ever made.
How drugs and alcohol can affect your mental health
Published on 02 December 2018
It is common for people to experience problems with their mental health and alcohol / drug use at the same time. This is called co-occurring conditions or dual diagnosis.
10 tips from people who have been through alcohol or drug recovery
Published on 23 October 2018
One of the most beneficial aspects of the recovery process at Linwood House residential rehabilitation centre, are the group therapy sessions our patients take part in.
The effect of heroin on your body
Published on 11 September 2018
The long-term use of heroin causes serious and chronic health problems throughout the body.
Alcohol Withdrawal Timeline
Published on 24 July 2018
Alcohol withdrawal symptoms usually start between 6 and 14 hours after you have taken your last drink.
10 unbelievable facts about alcohol
Published on 10 July 2018
Alcohol has been around for thousands of years and is a globally recognised social pastime. You maybe surprised to hear 10 unbelievable facts about alcohol.
8 Signs of alcoholic drinking behaviour
Published on 03 July 2018
Here are 8 common signs of alcoholic drinking behaviour