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St Patricks Day

St Patrick’s Day is synonymous with copious amounts of Guinness, dancing and celebrating the foremost patron saint of Ireland. St Patrick is known to have brought Christianity to Ireland, made the shamrock synonymous with the country and freed Ireland from snakes! For someone who is trying to reduce or abstain completely from alcohol consumption, celebrations…

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COVID-19

Fortunately, here at New Leaf Recovery, we are currently free from the COVID-19 virus. The safety of our clients and staff is always our top priority and we are monitoring the situation closely, following all the latest advice from the UK Government. To protect your safety, we are taking the following actions: We have reviewed…

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What is the Role of Willpower in Addiction?

Willpower is defined as ‘control exerted to do something or restrain impulses’, the term ‘lack of will power’ is associated with failing to kick an addiction or bad habit. The assumption is often made that willpower plays a major part in the recovery from addiction. Whilst it is fair to say that will power is…

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Dry January

Dry January is a month long campaign in which many people participate in, all of whom sign up to this, give up alcohol for the whole month of January. It serves as a detox month with no alcohol and maybe a time when some people try to stay sober as part of a bigger life…

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Drug Dependency vs Drug Addiction: What is the difference?

When discussing drugs, it is important to know the difference between dependency and addiction. We often get these two terms confused which can result in an incorrect self-diagnosis and the wrong terminology being used within discussions on drugs. In this blog, we discuss the difference between drug dependency and drug addiction. The history One of…

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Fake Drugs Effect on Addicts

With more fatalities being recorded every year; it is obvious that drugs are being sold and consumed at an astonishing rate across the world. However, as new methods of producing drugs have been discovered, dealers are now mixing dangerous chemicals within substances which are at times administered in fatal doses. For more information on the…

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New Leaf Recovery Birmingham

New Leaf Recovery is a standalone, private rehabilitation centre based in Birmingham.  We are not associated with any other company and due to this, all enquiries are dealt with by New Leaf Recovery’s empathetic team. Stand Alone Rehab Centre There really is no one else like us, our programmes are designed and delivered by those…

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What is the ‘Calvin Klein’ drug?

Calvin Klein is well known for being an American fashion label but there is something else that has taken over the name – the Calvin Klein drug, also known as Cable or CK1, is a slang term for using Cocaine and Ketamine at the same time. This is also known as poly drug use -…

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Does crime pay?

It’s a well-known fact that crime pays but exactly how much does it pay? Some of the richest people in the world have lived a life of crime and most of those have earned their fortune from drug dealing or smuggling. Let’s have a look at some of biggest earners below: Frank Lucas was a…

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Drug Deaths in Scotland Higher Than in the EU

Scotland’s mortality rate has seen yet another rise due to the misuse of opiates across the country. With a 27% rise in just one year, Scotland’s drug death rate is now 50 times Portugal’s and even higher than that of the United States. With figure this large, it is important to recognise the danger of…

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