Drug 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'.

  • 14 Aug

    One of the leading private addiction facilities in Europe, Life Works specialises in treatment for addictions, eating disorders, and mental health conditions such as depression.

  • 05 Apr

    Find out how to encourage a loved one to get help for their addiction.

  • 04 Oct

    Priory introduces an interactive infographic to show just what long and short-term damage is done to a person’s physical and mental wellbeing when they take drugs.

  • 23 Sep

    Drug addiction help is available and there are different ways in which a person can seek help and treatment for drug addiction.

  • 31 May

    Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, a visiting consultant at Priory Hospital Roehampton, south-west London, has been discussing advice for parents on communicating with children about drugs in his new book The Drug Conversation on BBC2’s Victoria Derbyshire’s show.

  • 22 Jan

    Welcome to Priory Bitesize. This month's focus is on the severity of addictions in the UK. With over 1.6 million people in England dependent on alcohol; 1 in 5 children live with a parent who drinks harmful amounts of alcohol, whilst children of addicts are 8 times more likely to develop an addiction themselves.

  • 18 Dec

    Watch our latest film to learn about the services available at Priory’s Roehampton Hospital. The film features our expert clinicians discussing the therapy treatments and excellent on-site facilities and you will also hear from ex-patients discuss their own recovery journey with Priory.

  • 14 Dec

    Priory Bitesize: This month, Dr Michael Bristow, Consultant Psychiatrist at The Priory Hospital Woking, talks about the impact of prescription drug abuse, and offers advice on how to support patients.

  • 06 May

    So often we see headlines discussing the disturbing levels of addiction within society, whether it’s worries about the amount of alcohol we drink or the fact that nearly one in three adults has admitted taking an illegal substance in their life, as highlighted in The Guardian.

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