Alcohol and the increased risk of cancer
There is a strong scientific consensus that drinking alcohol can cause several types of cancer. The US Dapartment of Health and Human Services, lists the consumption of alcoholic beverages as a known human carcinogen.
10 tips to make it through the early days of being clean and sober
Once you are clean, whether through detox or a longer supported rehab programme, being able to move on with your life is exciting but also scary. Learning to navigate a new sober lifestyle will bring up challenges and getting through the first few days and weeks can seem particularly daunting.
New research could link child and teen anxiety to alcohol problems in later life
A recent study published in Addiction by the University of Bristol has found some evidence that links children and teens suffering from higher levels of anxiety to be of greater risk of developing alcohol problems in adulthood.
Addiction – a family disease
The terrible affect having a parent who is an addict has on a child.
Linwood House rated ‘Good’ by CQC
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
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
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
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
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
The long-term use of heroin causes serious and chronic health problems throughout the body.