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It’s been said your current circumstances are a result of your previous thoughts and actions. We say you can change it! It doesn’t matter if you are a drug addict, alcoholic, compulsive eater or gambler, we can find the right specialist in the UK that can give you the care you need.

Behaviours don’t change overnight. However, with perseverance and the right help of one of our specialists, you will find it worthwhile. Regardless of the issue you’re confronting, we will help you change.

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Adolescents

ADHD symptoms can become obvious from the age of 4, but sometimes these symptoms do not become problematic until adolescence. Children may only experience school problems when tasks become more and more difficult - most often in high school.

Alcoholism

What is alcoholism?

Alcohol abuse is a disease that causes craving, loss of control and physical dependence. Also, it can cause damage to the liver, brain, and other organs.

Signs & Symptoms

When the use of alcohol moves from troublesome to compulsive, the signs include a loss of control over how much or how often alcohol is consumed, a need to stop drinking, but an incapacity to follow through.

Alcohol Addiction during Covid-19

A sedentary lifestyle accompanied by alcohol consumption can have a harmful effect on the liver. 20 milliliters per 24 hours is the amount that the liver can process. When the amount is high, the unprocessed alcohol begins to accumulate in the bloodstream. Alcohol is not eliminated but is deposited as pure fat, in the liver. And, quite easily, those who abuse alcohol end up suffering from hepatic steatosis.

Anger Management

What is anger management?

Anger management is a problem characterized by the inability of controlling anger in certain circumstances, or having this feeling without having a particular reason.

Signs & Symptoms

People with anger management problems might experience tingling, increased blood preasure and heart palpitations. Also, they frequently react to certain circumstances with a great deal more anger than most other people would in similar situations.

Anxiety

What is Anxiety?

Anxiety disorders are characterized by the sudden feeling of fear, usually triggered when the person is exposed to a specific object or situation and has a desire to avoid it.

Signs & symptoms

The ones suffering have a sense of impending danger, panic or doom, are nervous and restless and have troubles concentrating or thinking about anything other than the present worry. As a result, they experience repeated episodes of sudden feelings of intense anxiety and fear.

Depression

What is Depression?

Depression is a disorder that affects the way someone feels, thinks and handles daily activities. It is caused by a combination of genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors.

Signs & symptoms

A person affected by depression has difficulties in concentrating, remembering and making rational decisions. A decreased energy level, the feeling of guilt, worthlessness and pessimism are also signs that someone might be depressed. All these symptoms have consequences on everyday life of the person suffering.

Drug Dependence

What is a drug addiction?

Drug addiction is a strong physiological and psychological dependence on at least one illicit substance.

Signs & symptoms

Some of the most noticeable symptoms of drug addiction include the desire for a more intense high, bloodshot eyes, dilated or constricted pupils, abrupt weight changes, bruises and infections along with a disruption to the normal brain functioning, changes in personality.

Drug Addiction during Covid-19

The main life-threatening effects of an opioid, such as heroin, are slowing and stopping a person's breathing. Because COVID-19, like any severe lung infection, can cause difficulty breathing among opioid users, there may be an increased risk of respiratory failure.

Dual Diagnosis

What is dual diagnosis?

A dual diagnosis defines a person who simultaneously experiences a mental illness and a substance use disorder.

Signs & symptoms

Symptoms of dual diagnosis may include sudden changes in behavior, loss of control over use of substances, withdrawal from friends and family, use of substances under dangerous conditions.

Eating Disorders

What are Eating Disorders?

Eating disorders are characterized by abnormal eating habits and severe concern about body weight or shape.

Signs & symptoms

A person who has eating disorder experiences constant weight fluctuations, has an obsession with calories, avoids social functions, family and friends and may become isolated.

Family Problems

What are Family Problems?

Family problems appear when the members have problems understanding each other, they are changing their expectations or a lack of trust exists among family members.

Signs & symptoms

The first signs that a family starts having problems include frequent arguing, avoidance, angry outbursts or physical conflicts.

Gambling

What is Gambling?

Often associated with depression, gambling is a vice that represents the illusion of easy money, yet it can quickly lead to financial ruin.

Signs & symptoms

Change in appetite and unhappiness, alongside the trouble of controlling gambling habits and spending large amounts of money, all of these indicate the presence of a gambling problem

General Psychiatry

What is General Psychiatry?

General psychiatry focuses on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. With the help of a psychiatrists, a patient can treat its mental health problems, including substance use disorders.

Insomnia

What is Insomnia?

Insomnia is a sleep disorder characterized by the difficulty of falling asleep or staying asleep. Also, people suffering can feel dissatisfied with their sleep and they wake up too early in the morning.

Signs & symptoms

People with insomnia usually experience one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance in work or at school.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder in which people have unwanted and repeated thoughts, feelings, images, and sensations (obsessions) and engage in behaviors or mental acts in response to these thoughts or obsessions.

Signs & symptoms

The most common symptoms of a obsessive compulsive disorder include obsessive thoughts about certain things, repeatedly checking in on loved ones, excessive double-checking of things.

Overeating

What is Overeating?

Overeating is a disorder characterized by someone’s need to eat when not hungry or to eat alone because he or she is embarassed about the portions of food they are consuming. It becomes problematic when it manifests as a compulsive or obsessive relationship with food or a food addiction.

Signs & symptoms

People who overeat may experience depression or mood swings, feelings of guilt due to evereating, binge eating and are very preoccupied with body weight.

Pain Management

What is pain management?

Pain medication addiction indicates that the person needs the drug in order to function physically or psychologically.

Signs & symptoms

Warning sings may include consistently requesting prescription medication, interpersonal problems with family members or trouble at work, aggressive or violent behavior.

Panic Attack

What is a Panic Attack?

A panic attack is a sudden and intense episode of overwhelming fear and anxiety that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause.

Signs & symptoms

A panic attack includes sweating, palpitations, pounding heart or accelerated heart rate, the feeling of choking and the sensation of smothering.

Personal Development

What is Personal Development?

Personal Development is the conscious pursuit of personal growth by expanding self-awareness and knowledge and improving personal skills.

Prescription Drugs

What is a prescription drug addiction?

A prescription drug is any medicine regulated by law to require a doctor’s prescription before it can be obtained. The addiction starts when it causes compulsive drug seeking, despite harmful consequences to the body and mind.

Signs & symptoms

Drug-seeking behaviors may include frequent requests for refills from physicians, stealing or forging prescriptions, consuming prescriptions much faster than indicated or inconsistent answers to questions about prescription usage.

Suicide during Covid-19

Protect yourself and be helpful to others. Helping others when they need it is beneficial for the person receiving support as well as for the person providing it. For example, contact your neighbours or people in your community who may need additional help.

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