Browse our Resources and Treatments below to learn more about Recovery. Attached PDF’s can be downloaded.

Advocacy Project 6 Month Report

In 2021 we made the case despite substantial opposition & were awarded via the Corra foundation funding to deliver what we believe was a desperately needed advocacy service. Our belief & need has been proved greater than we anticipated. Without any real launch...

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Alcohol and Benzo’s Facts and Information

It’s not always easy to see when your drinking has crossed the line from moderate or social use to problem drinking. But if you consume alcohol to cope with difficulties or to avoid feeling bad, you’re in potentially dangerous territory. Facts In 2015, there were...

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The Recovery Friendly Language Guide

Words and their meanings with which they are imbued can achieve accuracy and relevance or they can transmit dangerous stereotypes and half-truths. They can empower or disempower, humanize or objectify, engender compassion or elicit malignant fear and hatred.  Words...

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The Right to Recovery Bill Explained

  The Bill enshrines in law the right to seek treatment and that treatment to lay out ALL appropriate treatment options that the COUNTRY has at its disposal.   If that care plan was breached for no apparent reason, without consent, or if a treatment option...

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12 Step Myth Busting to help with #drugdeaths

It is our hope that Scotland will adopt & learn form this work especially in the context of having 3 times the amount of deaths than England. We suggest that this ground work has helped considerably down south at all levels from on the ground to commissioning...

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Treatment – Medication Options

Medication is used in a number of different ways to help with alcohol and drug dependency. Effective treatment comes in different shapes and sizes and encompasses a range of treatments and services which help people overcome their dependency and reduce the physical...

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Treatment: Buprenorphine / Naloxone

Buprenorphine/naloxone is a combination medicine used to treat opioid dependence. It works in the brain and nervous system to help prevent withdrawal symptoms in someone who has stopped taking opiates. Buprenorphine is an agonist that can prevent symptoms and suppress...

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Treatment: Methadone Medication

Methadone is a medication used in medication-assisted treatment to help people reduce or stop taking heroin or other opioids. Methadone has been used in Europe since the 1960’s to treat people who are addicted to heroin and opioid pain medicines. Methadone, a...

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Treatment: Buprenorphine

Buprenorphine is used in medication-assisted treatment (MAT) to help people reduce or stop the use of heroin or other opiates. It has been available in Europe as a treatment for heroin/opioid dependence since 1996. Buprenorphine is an opioid-receptor partial agonist...

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Treatment: Types of Detox

Detox is moving from your regular drug use to no drug use, with the help of various medications. There are different types of detox. The types of substances having been abused as well as the withdrawal symptoms experienced will influence which type of detox is...

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Treatment: Rehabilitation

WHAT IS REHAB? Inpatient rehabs are intensive, residential treatment programs designed to treat serious addictions. Patients stay at a clinic in a controlled environment with 24-hour medical and emotional support. During inpatient treatment, residents are able to...

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