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‘Radioman’ - Documentary Film Review

November 24, 2016 in News & Views

Mediaeval kings had their court jesters with whom they traded familiarity in return for a dose of reality. Twenty-first century movie stars have Radioman. Read more

Review of BP Spotlight: Art and Alcohol at Tate Britain

November 7, 2016 in News & Views

New exhibition at Tate chronicles Britain's relationship with alcohol through a series of paintings. Read more

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

October 26, 2016 in Clinical Insights

There has been increasing evidence to show the effectiveness of repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) as a complementary treatment for addiction. Read more

Review of Pour Me: A Life - by AA Gill

October 7, 2016 in News & Views

Therapist Chris Burn shares his review of the book  Pour Me: A Life - by AA Gill. The book describes the author's descent into alcoholism up until he went into rehab treatment. Read more

5 Codependent Habits and How to Change Them

September 28, 2016 in Addiction Advice

This article is for the family and friends of those struggling with alcohol or drug addiction. They too may be suffering from a condition known as codependency. We look at codependent symptoms and how to change them. Read more

Don't Fear the Group

September 15, 2016 in Addiction Advice

Many people contemplate entering treatment for addiction in a state of high anxiety. They want it all to consist of personal attention, specifically one-to-one therapy. No need for a group they say. Read more

In Rehab with an Interpreter

August 29, 2016 in Clinical Insights

An interpreter working with a patient in a residential rehab setting is quite uncommon. Despite the challenges, over the last five years Castle Craig has proven that it can indeed work. Read more

Study Reviews the Evidence for Castle Craig's Treatment Programme

August 17, 2016 in Clinical Insights

The review’s author concludes that there are very few treatment services apart from Castle Craig Hospital that can show academic and theoretical backing for their treatment model. Read more

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