Category: Addiction

How to Identify Drug Abuse In the Workplace

Certain behavioural patterns and signs can indicate possible abuse of substances by employees or colleagues. These include: Sudden mood changes; Unusual irritability or aggression; Confusion; Abnormal fluctuation in concentration and energy levels; Impaired performance of duties and responsibilities; Poor time-management; Increased frequency of short-term illnesses and absence; Deterioration in relationships with colleagues, customers or management; […]

Addiction Group Therapy

Group therapy is a very significant part of treatment centres and it offers people that have alcohol and/or drug problems support that they need to understand the roots of their addiction and pay attention to healing themselves by looking into problems that hold them back and learning a number of ways to deal with them. (Montgomery […]

Am I an Addict?

Addiction is a condition which involves doing things that can be pleasurable persistently or repetitively despite their consequences. Continued use or an act of compulsive behaviour can interfere with ordinary responsibilities such as work responsibilities, family, health and relationships. Sometimes people get addicted just after a few times of exposure or act. Something to think […]

Tackling substance abuse as a couple

“I, Bride/Groom, take you (Groom/Bride), to be my (wife/husband), to have and to hold from this day forward, for better or for worse…”. These are just some of the traditional vows that are spoken when getting married. Other couples are together and not married but what they have in common with married couples is the […]