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Drug taking and the effects on older people

Drug taking and the effects on older people

While usually considered as behaviour of the young, use of drugs and addiction to drugs in people aged over 50 is on the increase. Estimates from Europe suggest that the number of people aged over 65 and over with a substance abuse problem (drugs or alcohol) will more than double between 2001 and 2020*

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What is involved in drug rehab?

What is involved in drug rehab?

Drug rehabilitation, or rehab, is the process used to help people who are addicted to drugs address their addiction and re-enter society. When most people think about drug rehab, they are thinking of a residential programme as often the care, structure and 24/7 support offered by such facilities are required in order to address not only the physical but also mental and psychological issues that have led to that person’s addiction.

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Spotting the signs of a high-functioning addict or alcoholic

Spotting the signs of a high-functioning addict or alcoholic

Think of a drug addict or alcoholic and most people with bring to mind someone who has hit rock bottom; has lost control of their life and are suffering physically and mentally. The problem with this picture is that not all addicts and alcoholics fit this profile. There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ when it comes to addiction and we help many people who may seem to be managing to function and carry on with their lives (at least on the surface).

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The Facts About Alcohol Poisoning

The Facts About Alcohol Poisoning

There are some myths regarding alcohol poisoning. At Linwood House, we've got the facts. See our useful infographic of the symptoms to look out for.

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Alcohol withdrawal symptoms and how to manage the early days sober

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms and how to manage the early days sober

If you are an alcoholic or alcohol dependent, you will experience withdrawal symptoms if you suddenly stop drinking. Withdrawal symptoms can be physical and psychological.

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I regularly binge drink … does this mean I am alcohol dependent?

I regularly binge drink … does this mean I am alcohol dependent?

The terms alcoholic abuse and alcohol dependence are often used interchangeable, but there is a clear medical distinction.

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Services we offer

Alcohol Detox

Pharmalogical detox under medical supervision in a residential environment.

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Alcohol Rehab

A range of therapies giving you the tools to stay sober, clean and live a full life

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Drug Detox

Pharmalogical detox under medical supervision in a residential environment.

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Drug Rehab

A range of therapies giving you the tools to stay drug free, clean and live a full life

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Treatments we offer

Cannabis Addiction

We're here to treat cannabis addiction.

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Cocaine Addiction

We deal with all levels of cocaine addiction.

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Heroin Addiction

We offer compassionate heroin addiction treatment.

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Linwood House

We are in Barnsley, with good road access to the M1 and UK motorways. If you live within 50 miles we can arrange a taxi service to collect you free of charge.