We cover the very latest cutting edge approaches to addiction. Regular subjects range from addiction to drink and drugs through to legal highs, behavioural addictions and where to get help for addiction issues. Whether you’re a drink and drug sector/public health professional seeking out new thinking, you think you might have a problem, or you have a family member with an addiction problem we aim to offer you the best information currently available.
The current issue of Intervene, Addiction Today’s regular publication – also available as a free app and in print and paper – offers fresh perspectives on sex and love addiction, post traumatic stress disorders, yoga and addiction, news from the best rehabs and treatment centres and trauma treatment.
Nuggets Speaks Volumes, Eloquently, Without Words
There is so much that we can say about the disease of addiction. Yet, there are times when words are not enough. Written and directed by Andreas Hykade, Nuggets speaks volumes, eloquently, without words. Our hope is that you find it to be profound and that you share it – to educate, motivate or enlighten…Read More
I Love You But: the “Dance” of Love Addiction (and Love Avoidance)
by Barbara Pawson and Chris John. Since the dawn of time love addiction and love avoidance have been written about. In the biblical story, Adam is master of all and wants for nothing, yet his existential loneliness prompts God to create a helper and companion, Eve. His love for Eve is his weakness; Adam is…Read More
The Empathy Trap – How To Recognise And Understand Sociopathic Behaviour
The empathy trap: therapists and counsellors almost by definition are empathic, to facilitate clients’ recovery – but this quality can mean those carers are targets for sociopaths, aided by what Dr Jane & Tim McGregor call “apaths”. The first UK article on this cruel sport shows how to identify and thus avoid it. People targeted by a sociopath often…Read More
Trauma Treatment And Men – Gender Specific Treatment Strategies
Counsellor and Interventionist, David Brown, explores the area of gender responsive treatment and the specifics of working with male clients. Over the past twenty years, the mental health and addictions fields have begun to recognise the tremendous importance of trauma on human behaviour. Our increased understanding has developed, in part, as a result of sophisticated…Read More