Who are we to judge?

Who are we to judge?

He who casts the first stone…. and all that.  Those of you who’ve read this blog before will know how frustrated I get about stigma and discrimination regarding addicts, alcoholics, addiction, actually I hate Discrimination against anyone, but vulnerable people...
The Secret to Long-Term Recovery From Addiction

The Secret to Long-Term Recovery From Addiction

Last week I was fortunate enough to spend two days at UKESAD (an international conference on alcohol and drugs), a forum which flows with lively debate with academics, clinicians and professionals working in the field of addiction. What I really loved about this...
Highlighting the risks of addiction and co-dependency

Highlighting the risks of addiction and co-dependency

My message this week is simple. I’ve seen too many people die from addiction. So why collude, cover up and lie for someone who is an addict, alcoholic or serial gambler? Your co-dependent actions will not help anyone. Yesterday, I saw a young man (let’s call him...