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Baby Boomer Time Bomb Goes Bang!

August 28, 2017 in News & Views

In 2015/16 more than half a million adults aged between 55 and 74 were admitted to English hospitals with alcohol-related injuries, diseases or conditions – more than for any other age group. Baby Boomers – those born between 1946 and 1964 – are increasingly experiencing problems with alcohol and drug misuse. Read more

Scotland’s Problem With The Physical Effects Of Alcoholism and The Importance Of Treatment For Recovery

June 22, 2017 in News & Views

Scotland has one of the worst alcohol abuse problems in the United Kingdom and the importance of seeking treatment for proper recovery cannot be overstated. Read more

Scotland’s Children at Risk of Mental Health Issues Due to Technology Use

June 20, 2017 in News & Views

With the many benefits of technology in our daily lives, it can be difficult to see the problems it is causing in our children.  Read more

Find Us at iCAAD

April 26, 2017 in News & Views

Castle Craig and Smarmore Castle are proud to be official partners of the International Conference on Addiction and Associated Disorders (iCAAD), which takes place from the 1st to the 3rd May in central London. Read more

New Appointments at Castle Craig

April 19, 2017 in News & Views

Castle Craig is very pleased to announce the appoint of José Lopes Pereira as our new Head Therapist. There have also been a number of promotions within our therapy team. Read more

Castle Craig in Sweden

April 12, 2017 in News & Views

We have opened a new office in Stockholm, Sweden. Its purpose is to provide assessments, continuing care and family therapy to patients who are travelling to Scotland for treatment. Read more

Improvements and Changes at Castle Craig

March 30, 2017 in News & Views

We continue to improve facilities and accommodation at Castle Craig. This includes new counselling and consulting rooms, a dedicated examination room, a doctor’s office and an additional intensive treatment unit. Read more

Longer Length of Addiction Treatment Linked to Higher Success Rates

March 21, 2017 in News & Views

A new study published this month in the Open Journal of Psychiatry found that longer addiction treatment highly improves patients’ chances of long-term recovery. Read more

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