The Psychology Of Addiction

Published 26 October 2021, in

The psychology of addiction is complicated, tapping into the argument of choice vs disease. Due to the physical action of drug and alcohol consumption, many argue that it’s a choice. Yet the reward and reinforcement of consumption shows the psychological disease that addiction is, and how impactful emotional factors can be. An addiction can be…

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Do I Need To Go To Rehab?

Published 22 October 2021, in

Each year, approximately 268,251 adults contact a drug or alcohol service. Though this may seem somewhat significant, the number of people that require treatment for a drug or alcohol addiction is much greater. In fact, in Scotland alone, more than 17% of adults exhibit hazardous drinking behaviours, and only 40% of people in need of drug addiction…

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