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5 Lies I Told Myself About my Husband’s Drug Addiction

The Truth About My Husband’s Addiction that Took Years to Unveil If there’s one crucial thing I’ve learned is that addicts lie. It doesn’t matter how much they love you or your family unit; they lie cheat and steal. They lie to their bosses, families, friends, and themselves. It’s not personal. My husband hated himself for what he was doing, but his need to protect himself from the painful truth (his drug addiction was out of control) came first in our marriage. And just like his cocaine addiction paralysed him, it paralysed me also. There was nothing I could do…

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Dramatically Reduce the Side Effects of Cocaine

Understanding the Feelings of a Cocaine High Even the highest-quality cocaine carries the risk of overdose and poses numerous dangerous cardiac and neurological consequences. On top of that, cocaine is known to trigger mental illnesses or worsen the condition of someone struggling with depression, anxiety or bipolar. Regardless of why you choose to do cocaine or how often, the risk of dependency is extremely high. Harm reduction methods or reducing the side effects will only improve your chances; it will not make the withdrawal easier or make snorting cocaine safe. See our cocaine addiction treatment. You’ve landed here for a…

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The number of heroin users in treatment in Ireland hit record numbers

Record Number of Heroin Users in Ireland Needing Addiction Help Here at Smarmore Castle, we treat huge numbers of heroin dependent users every year. Over the last decade, our admissions department has seen substantial increases in heroin-dependent individuals seeking help, support and recovery. See treating heroine addiction. More information on our addiction treatment Alcohol Drugs Gambling But it’s not just our specialised addiction team that is aware of the ever-growing issue. The number of heroin users seeking drug treatment has reached record numbers in Ireland, with almost 11,500 receiving substitute medication. A particular 20% jump in Cork and Kerry was…

Evidence-based intervention techniques for drug addiction

Evidence-based intervention techniques for drug addiction

Staging Interventions for Drug Addiction In our own experience and recent research, an intervention for substance dependence is one of the most successful ways of breaking down denial and helping reluctant addicts find recovery. But for many, convincing their loved one to enter treatment for drug abuse is not easy and causes more harm than it does good in most situations. It just becomes a never-ending circular argument that ends in tears and inaction. So, if you’ve landed here and are reading this page, chances are your loved one needs us. Suppose your friend or a family member has a…

The painkiller drug crisis in Ireland

Tackling rural drug addiction: ‘People are buying boxes and boxes of codeine-based drugs’ As drug addiction experts in County Louth, we know all too well that the prescription drug crisis across Ireland is consistently getting worse. Smarmore Castle is a rehab facility an hour’s drive from Dublin, which has treated over 1,500 reclaim their lives and break free from the cycle of drug addiction. Join the thousands of people we’ve helped get better. Contact us. Leading addiction charity data is suggesting Ireland is being overrun with drugs Across Limerick, Clare and North Tipperary last year, the charity dealt with 131…