Are You Drinking more during COVID-19? These Two Tips Will Help

The COVID-19 pandemic has put us in a unique situation. As we self-isolate and minimise social contact, adults across the UK are coming face-to-face with a new stressors. People are being pushed toward substance misuse, addiction and subsequent drug addiction treatment. With the uncertainty of life, disruption to social circles and daily routines, many are turning to alcohol. Although many adults are controlling their drinking, a significant number in the UK are struggling.  If this sounds like you or someone you know, we’re taking the time today to list a few tips to help you manage your drinking a little better. Learn About Your Triggers Everybody who is struggling with a substance will have their own set of triggers that compel …

5 Signs You Should Seek Help for a Drinking Problem

Drinking culture can have a significant impact on your daily life, whether you enjoy visiting bars with friends over the weekend or enjoy drinking with your coworkers or social peers to cement working relationships. Some studies suggest that social drinking can even be rewarding for those who participate, but for some, it may turn into daily drinking that leads to alcoholism. The line between social or casual drinking and having a problem with alcohol can be a fine one, and there are a few signs to watch for that may mean you need help.  1. Reduced Attention To Other Leisure Activities  One way to gauge whether you are drinking more than usual is to think about the hobbies you enjoy and if …

How to Get Rid of Addiction and Abuse

Tell me, does this describe someone you know? Some people who feel inferior use an addiction to try to overcome weaknesses, especially in times of increased stress or deep inner conflict. A person’s inner inferiority complex reveals itself in his or her actions such as addiction, drug abuse, alcohol abuse, child abuse, compulsive eating, blame and aggression among others. No successful person desires a destructive addiction. What people who choose addiction or abuse really want is the power and ability to create better lives. Fearing they do not have this power to improve their lives, you will hear these people use excuses and blame to justify their addiction and abuse and protect what little dignity they feel they have left. …