What type of therapy is used for substance abuse?

Date: 07-07-2022 Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviews by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) 1. Substance Abuse: A definition “Substance abuse” is a long established term to cover the use of a drug in amounts or by […]

What drug prevents relapse?

Date: 07-07-2022 Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviews by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) 1. Overview of Drugs and Other Treatments Preventing Relapse Probably more patients experience relapse post treatment than go straight into sustained abstinence. Sadly […]

What is the best way to deal with relapse?

Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviews by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) Introduction Success rates (i.e. sustained abstinence) for addiction treatments are notoriously low, and dramatically so for opioids. The main causes of failure are: objectives set […]

How does rehab work in the UK?

Date: 27-05-2022 Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviews by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) Introduction What follows is intended to give an idea of how addiction rehab currently works in the UK and contrasts this with the […]

What are the solutions for addiction?

what are the solutions for addiction

Date: 2022-05-05 Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviewed by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) Introduction  Attempts both at curbing substance supply and at reversing addictions have met with far more failure than success right up to 2022.  […]

How Can Relapse Be Prevented?

Date: 27-05-2022 Written by: Dominic Denison-Pender, Business Development Director at The New Life Centre. Medically Reviews by: Dr Amal Beaini MBChB FRCPsych (Medical Director and Consultant Psychiatrist at The New Life Centre) Introduction Relapse after addiction treatment is so common, especially where opioids or alcohol are concerned, that it considered as a normal part of […]