Common misconceptions about recovery from alcohol dependence and cravings.
The first thing is the idea that detoxification is the only important step in recovery. It is an extremely important step, but it is just the beginning. A second misconception is that cravings never go away. This may be true for some people, but not for everyone. Usually, a combination of counselling and time are […]
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Mastering Self-Talk to Overcome Self-Doubt and Build Unshakeable Self-Worth
Self-Doubt is the Number 1 Concern Among Australians and the Biggest Barrier to Good Mental Health
Self-Regulation is the Solution to Stress Management and Great Mental Health
Stress is the human body’s natural response when one is dealt with challenging situations and high levels of mental and emotional pressure. Large levels of stress over extended periods of time can cause detrimental effects on one’s mental and physical health.
WHY IS PRIVATE DETOX EXPENSIVE?
One question people ask us, is why we charge a healthy fee per day for our detox programs. That’s a good question. There are several factors involved in fee structure worth considering. The cost of addiction is high, and the financial benefits of staying sober are huge. Detoxing may be the best investment you ever make.
Addiction affects every corner of society, including in the boardroom.
So, you don’t want to line up in the queues for a public detox. Waiting lists can be up to six weeks for government- funded service. And what if someone there recognises you, perhaps the word will get out that you’re in detox.
The Police Force has duty of care to its employees to maintain a safe place of work and to provide to the community a comprehensive policing service, which is free of alcohol and other drug abuse. Professional and confidential counselling services within the Police Force are provided for officers experiencing substance abuse problems…
RICHES TO RAGS
Cocaine is now the drug of choice for the high flyer. The rich and famous of Hollywood have always fallen under its spell. Charlie Sheen, Robert Downey Jr. and Nigella Lawson have all had their fall from grace using ‘Stardust’.
We all know the stereotypical pictures of addiction. Street dealers, squatters, crime syndicates, prostitution and the derelict lifestyle. Substance misuse is now the domain of the average middle to high-income earner, with 62% of workers using alcohol and drugs at harmful levels in full-time employment. Alcohol has always been a consistent issue for medical staff, however there are rising numbers of ice, cocaine and pain relief medication addictions also causing problems.