When you suspect that your son is addicted to drugs, it’s difficult to know how to respond. Will shouting at them help? Should you call the police? Should you just ignore the situation and hope it’s a passing phase?
We believe that ignoring the situation is the wrong thing to do. Help is available and we can provide it to you and your addicted son. Whilst there is no one solution for every situation, there are steps you can take to start his recovery.
In the UK, we live in an information society that is dominated by advanced technology that we all live harmoniously alongside. No matter who you are, what you do, or where you live, you will encounter some kind of modern technology throughout the day, you also most probably (definitely!) own a smartphone, but do you have a mobile phone addiction? Find out today with Port of Call.
Having an addiction to work is a serious health condition, sometimes called workaholism. Work addiction is often known as the “respectable addiction”, but just like any other addiction, it occurs when individuals act compulsively in order to gain a seemingly rewarding result. Being a workaholic can have a detrimental effect on a person’s mental and physical health, as well as their relationships. Here, Port of Call look at the signs and symptoms of a workaholic and have put together a quiz to help you assess if you may be addicted to work. As well as this, we discuss the steps you can take to recover from a work addiction.
If your daughter is addicted to drugs, it is important that you are empathetic to the challenges she faces and try to help with an open mind by understanding as much as you can. It is difficult for anyone to see a family member struggling with addiction, but as a parent, witnessing your child suffering is incredibly painful. In this blog post, we explain the different ways in which you can help your daughter that is addicted to drugs get onto the path towards recovery.
The road to recovery from addiction is a challenging one, made harder through commonly associated feelings of isolation and loneliness. Sharing our experience not only contradicts these feelings but forges connections with others which can be both inspiring and life-affirming. Since the internet is so accessible, a great way to share is through online means such as forums and top blogs about drug addiction as part of online rehab programmes, also known as internet recovery.