Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) has been practiced since the 1990s and was pioneered by American’s, Barbara Rector and Linda Kohanov. Linda is the author of the book, ‘The Tao of Equus’, translated as, ‘The way of the horse’. The book follows the relationship Linda had with her own horse and how she started to notice Rasa responding to her emotional and psychological difficulties. read more
What is alcohol?
In its purest form alcohol is known as Ethanol. The ethanol content in a drink is measured in terms of the volume fraction of ethanol, shown either as a percentage (ABV) or in units.
Ketamine use is on the increase in the UK. The drug, which first became popular in the 1990s in the club and rave scene, is thought to be in regular use by 125,000 adults and teenagers in the UK, and that number is rising according to drugs and alcohol research groups. read more
In the last 30 days, the media has reported several high-profile individuals and celebrities going into rehabilitation. Addiction can impact anyone, regardless of how much money they earn, their day-to-day pressures or background and social class. Addiction does not care about where you come from and what you do. read more
A few weeks ago we talked about the increasing issue of gaming addiction, brought about by immersive games, such as Fortnite and World of Warcraft. We now explore how Virtual Reality will change this and create a new virtual reality addiction? read more
It is never easy for you to see someone you love go through an addiction or mental health illness. When they do go into rehab, it can be just as difficult for you. Find out the coping mechanisms you can take to support yourself, when a loved one enters into rehabilitation.
We’ve collated a handful of the many things you need to know in 2018 about mental health and World Mental Health Day 2018.
The Manchester University Students’ Union Advice Service has recently announced that they will be the trialling the offering of single-use drug testing kits to check whether any other substances or harmful adulterants have been added in to the illegal drugs students are buying and consuming.
The growth of the digital world has revolutionised our lives, from finding information by talking to Siri, to catching up with an old friend with your fingertips. read more