Addiction

  • 14 Mar

    Find out the common reasons why alcohol and depression become connected, and the steps that someone can follow in order to help them to beat the vicious cycle.

  • 15 Feb

    While it is ultimately down to the person with an alcohol dependency to acknowledge they have an addiction, there are several ways you can help them to understand their condition and seek treatment as a result.

  • 19 Jan

    Find out the signs to look out for if you are concerned about someone’s gambling and the steps to take so that your loved one can get the help they need.

  • 17 Jan

    Dr Natasha Bijlani, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Priory Hospital Roehampton explains how falling asleep quickly due to drinking alcohol is negatively outweighed by the disruption it can cause to your sleep cycles, even several days or weeks after a period of heavy drinking.

  • 16 Jan

    Dry January is the month where people give up alcohol up and down the country. If you’re on the journey and wondering what the benefits will be from a month off drinking, Priory has outlined the positive changes you can expect to see over the weeks.

  • 14 Dec

    It can be difficult to spot whether your partner has a problem with alcohol. Here we outline the signs and symptoms you need to look out for, as well as offering examples of how this may affect your partner's behaviour.

  • 07 Dec

    When someone is addicted to alcohol or drugs, they will often need to go through a detoxification (detox) process, as an important first step in their recovery from addiction.

  • 30 Nov

    Jeff van Reenen, ATP Manager The Priory Hospital Chelmsford, discusses a recent subsection of the gay men's community known as 'chemsex'.

  • 27 Nov

    Dr Anshul Swami, Consultant Psychiatrist and addiction specialist, discusses club drugs, novel psychoactive substances (NPS) and 'chemsex' drugs.

  • 27 Nov

    Andrea Taylor, Addictions Therapy Manager at The Priory Hospital North London, discusses the impact of childhood trauma on dysfunctional behaviours.

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