Addiction Advice

For patients and families Advice for people who are struggling with addiction - either themselves, or because of a family member or friend. In this section we aim to inform, advise and give hope. Please contact us if you would like us to address a particular issue.

For patients and families Advice for people who are struggling with addiction - either themselves, or because of a family member or friend. In this section we aim to inform, advise and give hope. Please contact us if you would like us to address a particular issue.

July 31, 2019

Alcohol and Pregnancy

July 11, 2019

How Summer Can Benefit Recovery

July 3, 2019

Nitrous Oxide: It’s Not As Safe As People Think

June 26, 2019

Suicide and Alcohol

June 19, 2019

How Long Does Cocaine Stay in Your System?

June 12, 2019

June 5, 2019

Sleeping Pill Addiction

Sleeping pills are so widely used these days that we may not think twice when we see someone taking them. There is a dizzying range of sleeping pills available, from herbal supplements to OTC medications to prescription pills - and not all of them are as harmless as one would think. Some sleeping pills can be abused and may even result in addiction. When combined with other drugs, notably alcohol, they can be lethal.

May 29, 2019

The Cycle of Addiction

May 22, 2019

How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your System?

May 9, 2019

What Is Drug-Induced Psychosis?

When people think of psychosis, they often think of someone acting “crazy” or “psychotic”. Psychosis is more than that, and is classified as a legitimate mental disorder. Although there are many types of psychosis, this article focuses on drug-induced psychosis caused by substance abuse.