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Helping the Families of Addicts

How does Addictions UK help the family members of recovering addicts?

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HALT – Addiction Triggers

When craving strikes, the reason often stems from an unresolved physical or emotional need. The 4 most common triggers are: H: Hungry/Thirsty A: Angry L: Lonely T: Tired

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Finding an Addiction Support Group

Finding an Addiction Support Group can be invaluable on your road to recovery.

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Drug Addict Paid £200 to have Vasectomy: AddictionsUK Interview

1 year ago US charity Project Prevention have paid a 38 year old British man to have a vasectomy, as part of a project to stop drug addicts from having children.

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Does Needle Exchange Help Tackle Drug Addiction?

Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, speaks to Radio Tees on the subject of needle exchange and whether this is an effective solution for tackling drug addiction.

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Does Home-Based Addition Treatment Really Work?

Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, talks to BBC Radio on the subject of addiction treatment from home and why this is a family illness.

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Can Sobriety Tags Help Alcoholics?

Simon Stephens, Director of Case Work at AddictionsUK.com, speaks to Radio Newcastle about sobriety tags and whether this could be an effective tool to help alcoholics.

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Can Shoplifting be an Addiction?

Simon Stephens from Addictions UK speaks on the subject of addiction and shoplifting, on BBC Three Counties.

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Are Addicts Powerless?

The “first step” is admitting powerless over our addiction. But there are some things over which an addict isn’t powerless.

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Anger and Addiction

Frustrated by another lapse? Irritable due to withdrawal? Both can lead to bouts of anger and hurting those you love.

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