Drug Rehabilitation

The first step towards any recovery is admitting that there is a problem. Once you reach that stage, why not reach out again…to a drug rehabilitation centre for help.

If you are struggling with drug addiction or alcohol abuse reach out and get the opportunity to free yourself from the grip of addiction.

We understand how addictions can affect and take over your life, a drug rehabilitation program can sound scary but all will have a fully trained team of staff and volunteers, all there to help create a caring and non-judgemental atmosphere for you to open up in.

Addiction is a condition that results when a person ingests a substance or engages in an activity that can be pleasurable but the continued act of which becomes compulsive and interferes with ordinary life responsibilities, such as work, relationships or health. Users may not even be aware that their behaviour is out of control and causing problems for themselves or others. It is a disease that affects both the brain and behaviour.

The decision to begin a drug rehabilitation program is very brave, and knowing this drug rehabilitation centres will make the admissions process as simple and straight forward as possible. At every centre it is believed that clients and their families deserve to be treated with respect and dignity at what is a difficult time for all involved.

Addictions that can be treated may include: alcohol, Benzodiazepines, cannabis, cocaine, co-dependency, co codamol, codeine, Gambling, Heroin and Opiates, methadone, prescription drugs, sex and love and video games.

Drug rehabilitation can be used to help a person recover from their addictions. With a unique drug rehabilitation program you can feel confident that you have made the right choice for you or a loved one that may be in need of help, with bespoke packages to suit you and your needs. The team will be with you every step of the way from the initial assessment through to the treatment and aftercare for you and your family.

Drug rehabilitation programs often start with an initial assessment, then it will be decided on which bespoke treatments will suit your individual needs from detoxification and rehabilitation then to aftercare and into long term recovery. All of this is carried out in a safe environment, all designed and sometimes actually delivered by those with first-hand experience of addiction.  You will be supported at every stage by professional and empathetic staff.

Each form of drug rehabilitation serves a unique purpose in helping a person reach full recovery; all share the ultimate goal of helping the patient return to a healthy and normal lifestyle.

Any form of drug rehabilitation needs to happen in a safe, comfortable and friendly place. Getting the right accommodation enables the right environment for recovery methods. There will be quality accommodation at a detox and rehabilitation centre. Properties should have 24 hour care solutions in place to help ensure your recovery and care is paramount at any time of the day or night should you need any help.

The National Drug Evidence Centre can provide results of success rates on residential programs with varying degrees of success based on which programs are taken and completed.

Drug rehabilitation centres are happy and available to answer any questions you may have regarding their services in a relaxed and trusting environment.


What Is Vitiligo?

Vitiligo is a skin disorder that is characterised by depigmented spots, which can be distinguished from there darker surroundings. It can affect any age and any sex. It usually has a slowly progressive course but however sometimes it may have a rapidly progressive course. It can affect any part of the skin and can sometimes spread to involve all of the skin on an individual’s body.

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Who Gets Vitiligo?

The onset of vitiligo may often be attributed to physical trauma, illness or emotional stress. Patients with vitiligo often report that factors such as severe sunburn and a severe accident may precede the appearance of vitiligo.

What Causes Vitiligo?

There are many theories that have been hypothesized to explain the causes of vitiligo but unfortunately, nobody knows the exact cause of the disorder. The theories include:

  • Immunity disorders
  • Skin nerve disorders
  • Skin pigment self-destruction
  • All the above theories combined

Types of Vitiligo

There are two types of vitiligo:

  • Non-segmental vitiligo
  • Segmental vitiligo

In rare cases, it is possible for vitiligo to affect your whole body. This is known as complete or universal vitiligo.

Non-segmental Vitiligo:

In non-segmental vitiligo the symptoms of vitiligo often appear on both sides of your body as symmetrical white patches. Symmetrical patches can appear on the:

  • Back of your hands
  • Arms
  • Eyes
  • Knees
  • Elbows
  • Feet

Non-segmental vitiligo is the most common type of vitiligo as it affects up to 9 out of 10 people with the condition.

Treating Vitiligo

There are many ways that have been tested to treat vitiligo but the most effective treatment is aimed at improving your skins appearance by restoring its colour. However, the effects of the treatment are not usually permanent and it cannot always control the spread of the condition.