Career Development – Improving Yourself After Addiction 

Thinking about your career development after addiction recovery is a pivotal moment. It signifies not only a personal triumph but also the beginning of a new chapter filled with opportunities for growth and fulfilment. This transition can present unique challenges, from overcoming stigma to navigating the job market with confidence.   At New Leaf Recovery, we…

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Beyond Like & Follows: The Impact of Mobile Phones on Mental Health

Mobile phones have become one of the most common features of everyday life as the world has continued to step into a digital era, but the impact that they can have on mental health is a rising concern across the UK. Although there can be some positive elements to technology and having a phone, there…

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Navigating the Nexus: Internet Addiction and ADHD Unveiled

In a rapidly evolving digital landscape, the mix of technology and human behaviour has seen a rise in the connections between internet addiction and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Screens have become ever present in daily life and now feature in virtually everything that we do. The lines between leisure and compulsion are starting to…

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Sleeping Pills: Understanding Their Impact and Your Path to Recovery

Sleeping pills have shown to be a growing concern among football players and young people worldwide. They are medical drugs that can be purchased in pharmacies and used to treat sleep disorders and anxiety. Dele Ali, a 27-year-old Everton football player, has shared his history with sleeping pills and warned that this is a problem…

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Youth Gambling on the rise

Gambling is not a new concept, but many have noticed a rise in its prevalence over recent years with experts now concerned about the rise in younger adults gambling in some form. At New Leaf Recovery, we offer support for those in the clutches of gambling addiction. Find out more today about Gambling Addiction and…

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The Risks of Trending Laughing Gas

In recent times, a concerning trend has emerged on social media platforms and among certain social circles – the recreational use of laughing gas, also known as nitrous oxide.   The effects of nitrous oxide, commonly used for medical and dental purposes, may induce short-lived euphoria and laughter. The increasing popularity of its recreational use raises…

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Healing Addiction at its Core 

At New Leaf Recovery, we understand the necessity of healing addiction at its core, specific to each person. We aim to look at the intricacies of addiction and provide comprehensive treatments that go beyond the surface-level symptoms.    It’s important to explore the profound connection between trauma and substance dependency. At New Leaf Recovery, we focus…

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The Science Behind the Addiction to Ultra-Processed Foods 

In the pursuit of modern convenience, ultra-processed foods have seamlessly integrated into our daily lives. From the convenience store snacks to the savoury delights that line supermarket aisles. These culinary creations seem to possess an irresistible allure.   However, beneath the surface of our cravings for these processed delights lies a complex interplay of neurological and…

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Love Shouldn’t Hurt: Understanding & Dealing with Love Addiction

As human beings, we are all naturally wired to want the perfect relationship with someone who loves us for who we are and wants to spend their time with us. However, for some, this can be difficult to find or may lead to behaviour that causes concern to those around you.   But what is love…

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Beyond the Bulk: The Dark Side of Steroid Abuse

Over the last few years, the UK has seen a rise in the use of anabolic steroids across fitness enthusiasts and wider demographics. This is a growing trend amongst young men, highlighting concerns about the impact these steroids can have on health and society.   According to research by UKAD in 2020, it is estimated that…

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