Can Hospital Medications Lead to Relapse? How Big Is the Risk?

Hospitals are places where people go to get better, but they often dispense powerful medications and anyone at risk from addiction should take precautions to protect themselves from situations that could lead to relapse. Hospital staff are well aware of the dangers inherent in the drugs they use (which are powerful because they need to […]

Nitrous Oxide: Why Balloon Drugs Are No Laughing Matter

‘Balloon drugs’ is a colloquial name for nitrous oxide, a drug that was discovered by the English scientist Joseph Priestley in 1772. Nitrous oxide is an odourless and colourless gas commonly used as a painkiller and sedative in medical procedures, primarily in dentistry. However, because of its euphoric effects, low cost, and availability, it has […]

Klonopin Addiction (Clonazepam Abuse)

Prescription medication has many benefits for treating patients with anxiety and panic disorders. Medications like Klonopin help people manage their anxiety and overcome panic attacks; however, Klonopin and similar prescriptions have highly addictive qualities that can lead to addiction and health risks. Understanding the risks behind potentially addictive medications is essential to using these prescriptions […]

What Drugs Can Kill You, Keep Yourself and Others Safe

All drugs can harm you if taken irresponsibly or for a prolonged length of time, and they don’t have to be illegal to be risky. Alcohol, over-the-counter pills to relieve pain and well-known cold medicines are on sale in every single supermarket but they can all be fatal if taken for a long time or […]

Anorexia, Bulimia & Binge Eating Disorder (BED)

In recent years, there has been a significant evolution in the understanding and classification of eating disorders both globally and in the United Kingdom. These disorders are characterised by a persistent disturbance of eating or eating-related behaviour that results in the altered consumption or absorption of food, significantly impairing physical health or psychosocial functioning. This […]

Cocaine Overdose

Cocaine Overdose: How to Help To a user, cocaine has this magical effect that makes you think you can keep going, no matter what. Your brain can’t handle another hour of work? “A line can fix that.” Too tired to party all night? “A line can fix that too.” Unfortunately, this superhuman feeling extends beyond that […]

Addiction Rehab near Dunfermline & Fife

Addiction Recovery Near Dunfermline & Fife If you live in Fife, within areas such as Dunfermline, Glenrothes, Kirkcaldy and St Andrews, you may feel like there’s very little in the way of addiction guidance or support. Castle Craig is the leading Scottish private addiction rehab and is based near West Linton, just over an hour’s […]

Benzodiazepine Addiction Treatment

Benzodiazepines are Sedative Hypnotics which are depressants or sedatives. These prescription drugs are prescribed by doctors to alleviate feelings of anxiety, help with insomnia or other sleep disorders

Opiate & Opioid Addiction Treatment

Prescription opioids used for pain relief are generally safe when taken for a short time and as prescribed by your health care provider. However, opioid abuse and addiction are still potential risks

Tramadol Addiction Treatment

We offer rehab for tramadol addiction & withdrawal, ConZip, Ultram detox & tramadol treatment in a complex residential programme for prescription painkillers.