Ben attended our Dayhab programme for six weeks. He describes his experience of intensive group and one-to-one therapy and peer support at Help Me Stop.
Month: November 2020
Calvin Klein, CK1 or CK Blend is a deadly combination of cocaine and ketamine. London is the cocaine capital of Europe and ketamine use has sky-rocketed in popularity in the UK. Taking the two drugs together is a huge concern.
Help Me Stop Find out more about our new non-residential or outpatient drug and alcohol treatment Dayhab programmes. It is important to remember that lockdown
So, you have decided that you are drinking too much, and you want to quit – terrific! Currently there are about 8.4 million people in the UK that are drinking at hazardous and harmful levels, almost double the number since lockdown. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) defines ‘hazardous drinking’ as ‘a pattern of consumption that increases someone’s risk of harm’.
Many years ago, Consultant Psychiatrist Tom Foster wrote a paper, Dying for a Drink, about the link between mental health, suicide, and the use of alcohol. In particular he explored the correlation of this around SAD (seasonal affective disorder). As we move further into the winter months and as a pre-cursor to alcohol awareness week this something that needs to be considered.
Addiction treatment has come a long way in a relatively short amount of time. Specialty treatments, like TMS, are allowing people to receive new treatments that, alongside intensive psychotherapy, can help tackle the battles of cocaine addiction.