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Side effects of alcohol withdrawal and detox

What happens when you have a dependency on alcohol and you stop drinking? Alcohol addiction can take its toll on your mind and body, as well as your relationships with family and friends. It's important to understand that, after a certain point, the addiction renders you helpless and out of control. That's why it's [...]

October 28th, 2019|Addiction, Withdrawal|0 Comments

The Hader Clinic: BBC Documentary – Hidden Australia Addicted to Ice

This summer many families will have untreated addicts attending family gatherings and everyone will do their best to pretend everything is ok. The normal questions like “what have you been up to?” and “how’s work going?” will be avoided. Everybody will try and get through without upsetting each other and have a nice day. Imagine [...]

PAWS – Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome

Withdrawal is defined by two different stages. The first stage, the acute stage, lasts up to several weeks in which the individual will experience physical withdrawal symptoms. The second, and less commonly acknowledged stage, is referred to as Post-Acute Withdrawal Syndrome. During this second stage the physical symptoms mostly subside and give way to a [...]

November 9th, 2015|Dealing with Addiction, Drug Addiction, Withdrawal|0 Comments