Alcohol and Ecstasy: A Dangerous Mix

Alcohol and Ecstasy: A Dangerous Mix

It is not uncommon for ecstasy users to have a few (or many) alcoholic drinks while partying on the drug, but the effects of this drug cocktail are far more dangerous than more people realise. Learn about the dangers here. Ecstasy and alcohol are two of the most commonly used drugs around the world. Ecstasy,…
Does Watching Porn at a Young Age Increase Your Chances of Sex Addiction?

Does Watching Porn at a Young Age Increase Your Chances of Sex Addiction?

As famous cases such as Terry Crews and Josh Duggar prove, sex and porn addiction can have harrowing effects on a person’s life. We take an in-depth look at these addictions and their increased risk for those who are exposed to pornography at a young age. Young people’s exposure to pornography has reached an all-time…
Cabin Sober House Residents Compete in 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon

From Addiction to Triathlon: The Cabin Sober House Residents Compete in the 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon

We sat down with three Cabin Sober House residents to talk about their participation in the 2016 Laguna Phuket Triathlon and what it meant to their addiction recovery.  The event was a culmination of hard work that pushed them to their limits, brought them together and surpassed their expectations. The Laguna Phuket Triathlon was held November…
Addiction Counsellors in Recovery

Should Addiction Counsellors Disclose Their Recovery?

Up to 57% of all addiction counsellors in recovery themselves – should they disclose their status? Some say counsellors should maintain professional boundaries; others say their recovery provides a model for patients. We take look at the facts. Sharelines It is not uncommon for those involved in a recovery programme to decide that upon completion…
Xanax and Alcohol: A Combination that Could Kill

Xanax and Alcohol, the Deadly Duo

Alcohol is one of the most abused substances on the planet and Xanax, or alprazolam, is not very far behind. What most people do not know is that combining the two can be fatal – here’s why. Sharelines As a general rule, alcohol should not be combined with any medication, but is especially true with…
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Gucci Mane is Sober and Wants Everybody Looking to Follow in his Footsteps

Gucci Mane is sober and ready to show the world that drugs and alcohol do not have to be part of the rap lifestyle. Fully focused and clean from drugs, Gucci’s new album may be just what he needs to kick-start his new life and career in sobriety, and encourage others to do the same….
What do you know about Ephedrine

What do you know about Ephedrine?

It is not uncommon for people who are concerned with performance or weight loss to come across ephedrine.  This alluring drug is often used as a performance enhancer, smart drug or weight loss pill.  But did you know that ephedrine is also highly addictive and dangerous to your health? Ephedrine is a medicine that is…
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Signs and Symptoms of Porn Addiction

What is Porn Addiction? Porn addiction is a type of process (behavioural) addiction. When someone with a process addiction partakes in a particular behaviour (in this case viewing porn), the reaction in the brain is very similar to that of someone who is addicted to alcohol or drugs. Other types of process addictions include internet,…
pregnant woman smoking cannabis

What are the Risks of Using Marijuana during Pregnancy?

What are the real risks of smoking marijuana while pregnant? Everyone knows that drinking alcohol during pregnancy is dangerous to an unborn baby, but the effects of cannabis use during pregnancy are often unclear. Some doctors deem moderate use safe, while others are quicker to point out its dangers and negative side effects. Link Found…
Alcohol Overdose

Do You Know the Signs of an Alcohol Overdose?

Alcohol is the most widely accepted (and abused) substance around the globe, most likely due in part to the fact that it is legal in most countries. Whether people are celebrating special events, trying to relax, or cheering on their favourite sports team, alcohol is very often included. But the dangers of overconsumption can be…