Substance Misuse

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How to get funding for rehab

Funding for rehab Bristol Addiction Substance Misuse

There are a lot of myths around treatment and how to get funding for rehab. Not much is known about how much they cost, how to actually get inside and how to get funding for rehab in Bristol and the South West. I’ve been inside one rehab centre and it’s no picnic. Drug rehab and addiction treatment centres are not an easy cure for drug addiction. However I’m still clean and sober and have been so for 2.75 years. That’sRead More …

Amy Winehouse – a real legacy

Amy Winehouse substance misuse addiction

My thoughts and prayers are with Amy Winehouse’s family today. I only met Amy a couple of times, but I have been friends with two of her close family members for many years. 4 years ago today, the world lost one of the most talented and gifted singers and songwriters of a generation. She is remembered every day – mostly positively, but sadly through stigma tainted media-tinted glasses on occasion. At the time we lost Amy, I remember thinking what aRead More …