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By Manuela Boghian , 15 May 2013
A new review has found that HBOT significantly reduces the risk of major amputations in patients with diabetic foot ulcers. NHS reports that 6,000 people with diabetes undergo leg, foot or toe amputation each year in England.
By Manuela Boghian , 8 May 2013
“The drumming circle helps patients rebuild self esteem, self confidence and be creative.” A video about a drumming therapy session at Castle Craig.
By Christopher Burn , 3 May 2013
Nomophobia, a word unknown five years ago, is the fear of being out of mobile phone communication. It is reckoned by some to be the fastest growing global phobia.
By Manuela Boghian , 26 Apr 2013
God has as many meanings as there are people who believe in Him. It can be a Christian God but often it is not: it can be a sense of a personal and sacred mystery or wonder.
By Jessica Tomlinson Hill , 17 Apr 2013
The “Higher Power Project” looks at the way spirituality is used in 12 step addiction treatment. Dr Wendy Dossett and Professor John Stoner have worked with addicts for many years.
By Rupert Wolfe Murray , 11 Apr 2013
My Higher power is a combination of the past, present and future. My Higher Power is the spark of energy, an electrical force that binds everything in the universe.
By Christopher Burn , 4 Apr 2013
The man who first nailed the idea was Professor Carl Jung. His famous play on words in a letter to AA co-founder Bill W, called it 'Spiritus contra Spiritum' - that is 'spirituality against spirits' (ie liquor).
By Manuela Boghian , 27 Mar 2013
Join us on Sunday 23rd June, for the annual Reunion of Castle Craig Hospital. This year we are celebrating 25 years of dedicated work in treating addiction and helping people rebuild their lives.
By Luke Dale-Harris , 20 Mar 2013
Jackie Malton has spent her life fighting. First, as a detective chief inspector, she fought crime. Later on she fought her own addiction to alcohol. Now, at the age of 61, she fights the two together.
By Christopher Burn , 11 Mar 2013
For many people suffering from a substance abuse addiction, gambling and computer gaming can be a second addiction. They tend to minimise these behavioural addictions or hold onto them as secret addictions that they justify to themselves. They do so at their peril.