Your Alcohol Screening Results

Making Sense of Your Results Was this result a surprise to you? Have you been concerned about your alcohol use for some time? It could be time to seek help. You have already taken a step forward by completing this quiz, we understand how difficult it can be to admit that you have a problem, […]

Signs You are Misusing Alcohol

Are you concerned that you are drinking too much? Perhaps you have begun suffering from withdrawal symptoms or noticed an increase in how often you consume alcohol. Or maybe you have started longing for a drink whenever you are feeling anxious or sad. In this article, we will take a look at common signs and […]

Drug & Alcohol Rehab for Women

As a woman struggling with alcohol or drug addiction, you face a unique set of challenges that can significantly complicate your recovery journey. Recognising these many complexities becomes crucial in acknowledging the issue, seeking appropriate support, and successfully navigating the path to a life free from substance dependency. Why Are Women Affected by Addiction? Addiction […]

Christian Rehab For Drug And Alcohol Addiction

Christian rehab is a treatment option that combines the power of faith with evidence-based therapies to help patients during rehab. It recognises that substance abuse is not just a physical or psychological issue but also a spiritual one. By addressing all aspects of addiction, Christian rehab provides a holistic approach to recovery. Faith-based recovery programmes […]

Can I Drink Alcohol While Breastfeeding?

With advice changing all the time and there being many misconceptions about drinking while breastfeeding, it can be difficult to figure out whether you can breastfeed while drinking alcohol. On this page, we discuss some of the latest NHS guidance and scientific research on the subject. If you are struggling to control your drinking you […]

Is It Safe to Mix Alcohol and Blood Thinners?

What Are Blood Thinners? Despite their name, blood thinners don’t thin the blood. Instead, they help blood flow smoothly through the blood vessels, which prevents blood clots that can lead to heart attack and stroke.  They have often been prescribed for people with the heart condition atrial fibrillation, which causes the heart to beat faster and […]

Can You Drink Alcohol While on Ritalin?

Can You Drink Alcohol While on Ritalin? When used together, Ritalin(methylphenidate) and alcohol make a dangerous and potentially lethal cocktail, even in low doses. This is because alcohol changes how Ritalin works, and Ritalin masks some of the effects of alcohol.  This article is for you if: Ritalin and Alcohol, Key Facts Mixing Ritalin & […]

Codeine and Alcohol: What Are the Dangers?

If you have been prescribed codeine to treat an injury or chronic pain, you might not be aware that it shouldn’t be mixed with alcohol.  Codeine and alcohol are both central nervous system depressants, so combining them will exaggerate the effects of both. Both alcohol and codeine are also addictive, a risk that may increase […]

Mixing Xanax With Alcohol: What Are the Dangers?

You might think taking your prescribed dose of Xanax and enjoying a few glasses of wine is perfectly safe. After all, both substances are legal. Yet Xanax, which is prescribed for anxiety and muscle spasms, is a sedative and so is booze. This means if you combine the two you multiply their effects to such […]

Is Mixing Ketamine With Alcohol Dangerous?

There is a fine line with ketamine between a dose that causes an extreme “high” and a dose that leads to an overdose. When alcohol is brought into the equation, it’s even more unpredictable. The majority of hospital visits, overdoses and deaths related to ketamine also involve alcohol. This article is for you if: Mixing […]

Is Mixing Valium and Alcohol Dangerous?

Many people who have been prescribed a benzodiazepine like Valium aren’t aware that it shouldn’t be mixed with alcohol. Because both Valium (also known as diazepam) and alcohol are sedatives that depress the nervous system, taking them together will intensify the effects of both. Both substances are also capable of causing addiction, and this is […]

Is Mixing Tramadol With Alcohol Safe? Tramadol Addiction Rehab

If you are taking a prescription Tramadol, you might think enjoying a few drinks at the end of a busy week is fine. After all, both substances are perfectly legal. However, the combination of even small amounts of Tramadol and alcohol can have a devastating effect on the body and mind and raise your risk […]