Don’t Forget the Family

Don’t Forget the Family

Addiction is a family illness. It affects everyone who comes into contact with the behaviours.  Many of us who have lived with it are often unaware of the severity of the problem.  Personally, it took me 8 years to realise that the person in my family who was a heavy...

Family Members: Assisting the transition from rehab to life at home

Easing the transition from residential rehabilitation to home can be tough for the entire family, now they ‘re coming home there will be changes for you all. You’ll be looking to change those old habits and behaviours to meet the changes you see in your loved one....
Sustaining Recovery in Weston super Mare

Sustaining Recovery in Weston super Mare

We all know about the power of language and I’m often ranting about how we misuse language in relation to addiction, recovery and abstinence.  Sustaining recovery from drug and/or alcohol use isn’t new, but the words now seem to be EVERYWHERE – the new black? We’ve...