It’s tempting to think that the recovering process finishes when you finish rehabilitation, but the truth is that addiction is a lifelong disease that requires careful management even when you’ve been sober. The good news is that the same support structures that helped you kick the habit remain in place. Jake’s story of overcoming his […]
Regular readers of our Port of Call blog section will be familiar with our monthly Recovery Recap. At the end of each month, we look at some of the big news surrounding addiction in a bid to help people to further understand the impact addiction has on people’s lives.
There have been plenty of addiction news stories for us to talk about of late and would love for our readers to treat this page as a form of inspiration in your bid to reach recovery.
Port of Call provides our blog readers with monthly updates on recovery stories and addiction news. The June edition of our Recovery Recap, like the others before it, is shared to lift the stigma surrounding addiction and to help inspire anyone who needs help.
When a person is struggling with a drug problem, the energies of those around them are often channelled into helping that person to recover. Rightly so, but support is also available for the families and loved ones of drug users, as Wendy from Salford found out.
Regular readers of the Port of Call blog will be aware of our Recovery Recaps, with May the third instalment as we continue to try and lift the stigma surrounding addiction.
In the second article in our series of Recovery Recap blogs, we look at some of the stories surrounding addiction, relapse and recovery that have been in the news recently. From celebrity recovery stories, support in the sporting world and breaking addiction news, Port of Call hope to help readers to better understand what is […]
There’s been some highlights and lowlights over the past several weeks, with news about addiction, relapse and recovery receiving national attention. Port of Call presents our first in a series of articles that revisits those stories, in the hopes that we remove the stigma of addiction in today’s society.
Seeking help for your addiction can be a daunting process. But it is important to remember that you are not alone, and that recovery from a drug or alcohol addiction is possible. Port of Call offers a network of drug rehab and alcohol rehab treatment centres, which are regulated by the relevant governing bodies for […]
One of the most challenging situations in any marriage can be when one spouse is battling an addiction to alcohol. From the feelings of powerlessness a spouse might feel while their partner is actively abusing alcohol through to the odd combination of hope and anger that arises when a spouse finally enters drug rehab, there […]