Category: Help for alcohol and other drugs

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Opiates and opioids

Opiates and opioids News of the opioid crisis in Australia has become a topic of much concern (AJP, 2018).  Sometimes you hear the word “opioid” and sometimes you hear “opiate”.  Are opiates and opioids the same thing? Natural Opiates People have been using natural plant extracts to help heal and relieve pain for thousands of years.  …

Depression and Alcohol

Depression and alcohol Depression and alcohol often to go hand in hand. It is all too common for many people to turn to alcohol when they are feeling down, or are overcome by distressing life events or circumstances. Unfortunately any perceived benefit of ‘drowning one’s sorrows’ will indeed be very temporary. People who turn to …