Category: About Addictions

Read how to deal with addictions, facts and information about addictions. Addictions can range from alcohol through to smoking, drugs, sex or even work.

Child Gamblers: The Signs And Where To Find Support

The number of children with gambling problems has quadrupled to over 50,000 in the past two years. Recent research carried out has shown that these numbers are on the incline and the ease of access to gambling for minors has increased the chances of addiction. Matt Serlin, a Families Counsellor at Action on Addiction commented that gambling can be very...Continued

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Child Gambling Soars to 50,000 In Two Years

The number of people aged 11-16 with child gambling problems has quadrupled in the last two years. Research from the Gambling Commission indicates that a further 70,000 children are at risk of developing problems relating to gambling. Currently, some 450,000 children bet regularly making this more commonplace than drinking alcohol, smoking and taking drugs. Vocal campaigner, the Right Reverend Alan...Continued

Does hypnotherapy work for weight loss ?

Does hypnotherapy work for weight loss really work? It’s a common question, Does hypnotherapy work for weight loss ? I mean really work?  I had a client come in for his 3rd session yesterday, to preserve his anonymity let’s call him Big Al. Big Al joked that he was on a seafood diet – he would see food and eat it....Continued

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Perception

Perception. What is it? A brief chat about what perception is and how our perception of ourselves can affect our life     As a much younger man I used to kick a football around on a regular basis, I thought I was quite good, that was my perception! I then found out the painful way that I wasn't good enough...Continued

Gambling? How to Become a Real Winner

Gambling is becoming rife in our society. It might be anticipating winning.  It certainly creates a natural high.  The opportunities are greater today than at any previous time to take a gamble.  No longer is the domain of betting shops or racecourses.  Now, gambling occurs from the comfort of home, on the street using your telephone, even just sitting enjoying...Continued