Smartphones are an integral part of most people’s lives, allowing us to stay connected and in-the-know at all times. The downside of that convenience is that many of us are also addicted to the constant pings, chimes, vibrations and other alerts from our devices, unable to ignore new emails, texts and images. Study: published in…

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Garden

New Leaf has worked in Rehab for some time! At New Leaf, we are proud of what we have created and even more proud of the success stories.  Helping people change there lives from what appears at the time to be a somewhat dark and gloomy place with no hope or future to creating bright…

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Children Charity

The NSPCC’s helpline has seen a rise in the number of people reporting drug and alcohol use around children over the last three years. 1,176 people from the North West contacted the charity last year to describe potential substance misuse amongst adults when children and young people were in their care or nearby. The number…

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Close up Syringe

The number of heroin-related deaths in England and Wales has doubled since 2012, from 579 to 1,201, according to the latest ONS figures. Last year saw the highest number of drug-related fatalities ever recorded with 3,674 poisoning deaths, of which 2,479 exclusively involved illegal drugs. Scotland also recorded its highest drug death toll in 2015,…

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