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Addicts need support

PDF: Addicts need support - Prof Colin Drummond With the Royal Family's Heads Together campaign, the Royal College of Psychiatrists' Changing Minds, the Sunday Express Crusade...

Therapists: Get over yourself

PDF version: Recovery Plus Autumn 2017 - therapist relationship I recall, in my days in training in the mid 1970s, how much I wanted to be...

Help stop self-inflicted deaths

PDF: RecoveryPlus Nov 2017- Suicide prevention Suicide is a global phenomenon. According to the World Health Organisation, about 800,000 people die by suicide every year: one...

How families can deal with addiction

PDF: Recovery Plus Autumn 2017 - How families can deal with addiction We are nations in crisis. There is hardly a family that has not been...

Treatment of drug use disorders

PDF: RecoveryPlus Nov 2017 - Treatment of drug use disorders Europe faces increasingly diverse and complex drug problems – as does the US and elsewhere. Heroin...

Manipulators and compassionate people

PDF: RecoveryPlus Nov 2017 - Manipulators & empathic people Related article: The Empathy Trap by Tim & Jane McGregor One of the most life-empowering principles in my...

Tackling traumatic aftermath of combat

Read PDF: Recovery Plus - Combat stress Being a 31-year-old veteran with diagnosed post-traumatic stress disorder and major depressive disorder makes my life pretty... interesting. I...

Legalisation: real statistics not ideology

Read in PDF format: Recovery Plus - Colorado marijuana statistics Colorado serves as an experimental lab for not only the US but also other countries to...

Survive christmas + new year

PDF: Survive christmas and the new year Although it is a christian festival, christmas has a huge impact on all our society. There are many implications for...

The empathy trap

Empathic people are natural targets for sociopaths - protect yourself. Related reading: Wolf in sheep's clothing by George Simon. People targeted by a sociopath often respond with...