This World Mental Health Day, it’s about mental health in an unequal world. There’s no one better than Erick to speak about fair access to treatment worldwide. Hear Erick speak about getting help with addiction to weed in our Digital Dayhab and the incredible mental health improvements he has made.
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We’re cheering on everyone who has signed up to Go Sober for October. But what if you’re one of over 600,000 adults in England who are dependent on alcohol?
Toulou wasn’t looking forward at all to treatment with Help Me Stop for ketamine addiction. She chose our Digital Dayhab, where she discovered the space to talk about things she needed to face.
Jessica tried everything to stop drinking alcohol but her addiction kept getting worse. Since completing Digital Dayhab with Help Me Stop, Jessica speaks about her experience of treatment and recovery.
Practitioners who take an integrated approach to addiction therapy do not use generic treatments. Instead, they draw from different types of therapies that address a person’s unique situation. We talk to Ted Ferguson, an integrative therapist at Help Me Stop to find out more about his approach to addiction treatment.
According to a recent Bupa Global survey almost 40% of business leaders in the UK have turned to alcohol or drugs to cope with mental ill health during the pandemic, with 36% admitting they self-medicate because they feel they cannot talk to anybody about their wellbeing concerns.
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.
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.
In order to see how bad you drug and alcohol use look at the 11 factors below and then score yourself or someone you are concerned about.