Thailand’s War On The Growing Problem Of Female Drug Addiction

How Childhood Trauma Can Lead To Addicted Adults

Trauma induced addiction is real. Out of all the people who have survived traumatic experiences such as attempted murder, rape, car accidents, etc., 25% or of them are likely to have problems with substance addiction. And substance disorders affect 40% of PTSD sufferers.
How Media Impacts Youth and Children

How Media Impacts Youth and Children Today

Ever wondered how media impacts youth and children and whether prolonged exposure to certain elements might have a lasting effect? The Cabin Chiang Mai defines the term ‘media’, outlines its various forms, and explores the positive and negative effects on teens and pre-teens. All over the world, parents and carers, teachers and medical professionals are…
Opioids and Alcohol - A Killer Combination

Opioids and Alcohol – a Combination that Could Kill

Opioids and alcohol are both highly addictive and widely abused. Combining them could prove fatal and, with opioid addiction at record levels and alcohol so readily available, the number of deaths continues to rise. We explore this worrying trend and offer advice for addicts and their families. Sharelines Mixing opioids with alcohol is a combination…
How to Make it Through the Day Without Drinking

Useful Tips to Help You Make It Through Each Day Without Drinking

Avoiding triggers and just getting through the next 24 hours is difficult for all recovering alcoholics and more so for those who have only been clean for a few weeks. Learn how to make it through the day without drinking with the help of our tried and tested tips. When you first stop drinking, you’re…
Fortnite Addiction and its Consequences - All You Need to Know

Fortnite Addiction – The Facts

Fortnite addiction has been in the headlines since the game was launched in 2017 and over 125 million people are now playing. But what is Fortnite, why is it so addictive and who is affected? The Cabin Chiang Mai takes a closer look at gaming addiction and offers advice to those affected. Since it was…
The 7 Deadly Cancers Related to Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol and Cancer – The 7 Deadly Cancers Related to Alcohol Abuse

Alcoholic drinks are classified as Group 1 carcinogens by the IARC and cited as the cause of seven lethal types of cancer. However, stopping drinking or staying sober can greatly lower your risk. The Cabin Chiang Mai explores the links between alcohol and cancer and offers advice, treatment and support. Alcohol and Cancer – Are…
Ben Affleck’s Return to Rehab: What this Says About Addiction

What Ben Affleck’s Return to Rehab Says About Addiction

Ben Affleck recently checked in for rehab to deal with his alcohol addiction. This makes it his third shot at rehab since 2001. While some may see this as weakness, what it really shows is how reaching out for help is a vital component along the journey of recovery. Sharelines Ben Affleck, award winning American…
The Difference Between Fentanyl and Carfentanil

The Difference Between Fentanyl and Carfentanil

Their similar names often lead people to the conclusion that fentanyl and carfentanil are essentially the same. They’re not. Fentanyl is between 50 to 100 times more potent than morphine, which makes it a highly-addictive and undoubtedly a dangerous drug. Carfentanil is 100 times stronger than fentanyl, and just handling even the smallest amounts can…

What is Xanax and How is it Addictive?

Xanax use is as common as the anxiety disorders it’s prescribed to treat – but even when taken as directed, it carries a high addiction risk and serious health consequences. We take a closer look at what exactly this drug is and what makes it so addictive. Sharelines Xanax abuse is so widespread, it’s come…