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Castle Craig is frequently contacted by journalists, researchers, TV and radio producers and we are often in the media.
We are open to the media, keen to share our experience of addiction treatment and do our best to accommodate all requests. We publish short articles about addiction every week on our blog and can provide comments, quotes and articles about addiction.
We may be able to arrange interviews with our therapists, psychiatrists, directors or other staff members. Some of our therapists are in recovery from addiction themselves. In some cases we are able to arrange interviews with former patients and here you can see an example in a Scottish sunday newspaper.
In general it is not permitted to film, interview, photograph or otherwise publicise any patient in treatment. Patient confidentiality is our primary concern when collaborating with the media.
All requests need to be passed between various staff members and it is essential that you describe, in writing, in as much detail as necessary what you would like from Castle Craig. We would like to know what kind of story you are planning, where you are based, what is your current understanding of addiction treatment and to see some of the work you have already published or broadcast.
To see photos and videos of Castle Craig, see this section.
Our media contact is Lucy Douglas, PA to the CEO at Castle Craig. She will consider your request, perhaps ask for more information and then forward to the relevant person. Lucy can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org
If you require an urgent comment to a current news story please call our switchboard on 01721 722 763 and leave a message for the chairman.
Castle Craig is a residential rehab clinic that treats drug and alcohol addiction. We are Scotland's oldest and one of Europe's most established inpatient addiction clinics. Our expert medical team of doctors, nurses and therapists is led by a Consultant Psychiatrist and Medical Director.
If you would like to find out more about residential rehab and our treatment programme we suggest that you attend one of our Professional Open Days. These take place every 6 weeks.
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