Women can experience and fall into addiction differently from men. Today the team explores research on the subject and explains how to help someone catch their substance abuse before it gets worse.
Tag: substance misuse
Struggling to live with someone misusing alcohol and drugs? We’ve gathered tips from our addiction professionals on how to cope – and how to get them the help they need.
You want recovery quickly and that won’t happen. Read more on how lasting recovery from drugs and alcohol works in the real world.
You’re worried about relapsing. Here are three tips from Help Me Stop on how to get stronger, minimise relapses and succeed in your fight.
Three final excuses easily made to justify substance abuse.
Drug and alcohol misuse changes us. As dependency grows, excuses develop in a bid to justify the continued abuse of substances – and they’re more common than you might think. Here are four of them and the danger they pose to recovery, health and wellbeing.
In this article we explore common challenges that can lead to addiction.
As anyone who struggles personally with problematic drug and alcohol misuse knows, what we see on TV and the internet is often far from reality. The media flits between positive and negative portrayals of drug and alcohol misuse regularly, at times drawing people towards addiction and at others instilling in them harmful stigmas that lead us to suffer in silence when we really should speak up and seek help.
Substance misuse damages employers and employees both. Here’s how.