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Don’t Let Fear Stop You Starting Addiction Treatment

It’s common for people to have fears about what addiction treatment will be like. Yet most of our clients are surprised about how warm and welcoming it is. Listen to Dave speak about the misconceptions he had before arriving in our London Dayhab and how that changed after he started.

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‘I Have My Life Back’: Dave’s Experience of Alcohol Treatment and Alcohol Recovery

Like many people in this country who are described as ‘functioning alcoholics’, Dave had a successful career, a family and good friends. However, he reached what he describes as a ‘downward spiral’ in alcohol addiction, ‘virtually at rock bottom’. Watch and read Dave’s experience of alcohol treatment at Help Me Stop and the great strides he has made in his alcohol recovery.

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Acute Alcohol Poisoning Treatment

Acute alcohol poisoning treatment is administered when a person drinks enough alcohol that the levels in their body become toxic.  Binge drinking is usually the cause of acute alcohol poisoning. 

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Cross Addiction

Those that have been through treatment know the dangers of cross addiction and many that underplay the risk of it find themselves back in treatment with their new addiction.

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How To Quit Alcohol and Drugs As Your 2021 New Years Resolution

Even though nearly 50 % of people say they want to improve their health and wellbeing and save money, only 16% say they want to do something about their drinking and there are never any published data around drug use and New Years resolutions. The fact that alcohol use can contribute to over 60 negative physical and mental health conditions and is full of sugar it should be much higher on the list of things to address to improve your health. And with cocaine related hospital admissions at a 10 year high and over 350,000 alcohol related hospital admissions in 2019 stopping your use will also help our overstretched NHS who are busting at the seams with COVID-19 patients at the moment.

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How To Stop Drinking Alcohol Safely

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’.

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