Addiction Amp Recovery

The NHS Endorses AA - After 80 Years

Rupert Wolfe-Murray | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK
Rupert Wolfe-Murray

Gradually things are changing. Public Health England, an NHS policy making body that has the mission to "protect and improve the nation's health", issued a briefing document at the end of last year which encourages GPs to make use of "mutual aid" groups like AA.

Drinking: A Mash-Up Story

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 23.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

I don't believe in protecting people from the opinions of others. In fact I find it faintly ridiculous that people devote so much time to worrying on the behalf of other people. Acting like addicts are a bunch of unruly 5 years olds, likely to go off on the tear after reading a well-versed piece of prose on drinking. It's not dangerous to display these views. It's eye-opening.

Practical Tips for Recovery From an Eating Disorder over the festive season

Annemarie Louw | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Annemarie Louw

Where others are thinking of the visits with family and friends around drinks and snacks, Minced Pies, Fruit Cake, and of course the Christmas day meal at a table laden with indulgence of every kind, people in recovery from an eating disorder (ED) are dreading these occasions.

Addicted To Shopping? Blame It On Your Mum

AOL Lifestyle UK | Ceri Roberts, Jul 13, 2011 | Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

If you love nothing more than an hour or two of retail therapy but your heart sinks every time you clap eyes on your credit card statement, you might ...