February 23, 2017

What is the success rate of the Haynes Clinic?

What is the success rate of the Haynes Clinic? This is a question I am often asked and understandably people want to know what are the chances of the person coming to drug or alcohol rehab treatment getting and staying well. There are a number of answers I can give. […]
June 17, 2014

Abuse of over the counter medication

In the past there was a limit to the substances that could have been abused or experimented with. For example, during the first and second world wars, alcohol and cigarettes were the most commonly used with cigarettes being used by a large percentage of the population? During the so called […]
September 24, 2013

If you are a mother who drinks too much, read on…

How Living with an Alcoholic Affected Me. Growing up as a child with an alcoholic parent was difficult and very confusing. My mother was an alcoholic from when I was very young. This made me feel very different as a child from other children around me, school was really difficult […]
September 9, 2013

Families, Alcoholism, and Addiction

Alcoholism and addiction are diseases that affect every member of the family. When there is alcohol/substance abuse in the family home it affects everyone, not just the alcoholic/addict. Alcoholism/addiction is often said to be a family disease due to the effects it has on all the family. When the alcoholic/addict is not […]
September 2, 2013

What are Benzodiazepine and what do they do?

A benzodiazepine is a psychoactive drug, pharmacologically used to treat anxiety, insomnia, alcohol withdrawals and seizures due to its sedative, sleep inducing and anti-anxiety, muscle relaxant effects. When used under professional medical care, benzodiazepines are safe and effective on a short term basis, though damaging effects and cognitive impairments are […]