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Living with a Functioning Alcoholic

Living with a Functioning Alcoholic

A high-functioning alcoholic is someone who doesn’t seem like they have an alcohol addiction, but secretly are reliant on it. They don’t have the signs and symptoms which people would expect to see from an alcoholic – so lots of people in their life don’t...
Go Sober for October 2020

Go Sober for October 2020

More and more people have been consuming harmful levels of alcohol since the coronavirus pandemic broke out. When someone drinks a large amount of alcohol, they risk damaging multiple parts of the body. It is particularly toxic for the liver, brain, heart, stomach,...
Helpful Ideas to Cut Down on Evening Drinking

Helpful Ideas to Cut Down on Evening Drinking

Whilst lots of people think that having a glass of wine or a beer after dinner isn’t an issue, there are few things we should ask ourselves. Including:   Do I drink more than 14 units of alcohol each week? Guidelines from Drinkware advise that to keep as safe as...
Working From Home: Living Sober

Working From Home: Living Sober

Many people think of their workplace as a safe zone. It is somewhere they can be out of the house, and stay focused on their tasks for around 8 hours a day. Lots of us are now working from our homes, and most likely finding it harder to stay focused. However, you can...
Happiness Happens Month 2020

Happiness Happens Month 2020

Happiness Happens month is in August, next month, and it is a time where we can celebrate what makes us truly happy. The occasion is based on the premise that there is unlimited happiness, and it’s contagious, so sharing your own happiness can bring joy to others.  At...
Parkland Place Virtual Walkthrough by Julie Coates

Parkland Place Virtual Walkthrough by Julie Coates

  Julie Coates is the Residential Manager of Parkland Place, and she takes us on a tour through our premises. Julie has years of experience in managing recovery projects and the therapeutic services provided for adults which have learning difficulties.  Julie has...
Review – A Loved Ones Perspective

Review – A Loved Ones Perspective

At Parkland Place, we find it helpful hearing about peoples experiences with out treatment and how it can help the people around them. The following review is from the loved one of one of our guests with addiction issues.  We approached Parkland Place late 2018. My...
Review – 5 Star Rating

Review – 5 Star Rating

At Parkland Place, we love hearing how people have got on with our treatment. We are grateful to receive this amazing review from someone who has finished their journey with us.  Parkland Place 2020 I arrived at Parkland Place mid March 2020 for 4 weeks. At the time I...
The Guest Programme Guide

The Guest Programme Guide

Our Addiction Rehab Programme guide Our guest programme offers an unrivalled therapeutic recovery for those with alcohol addiction, drug addictions, gambling addiction and other harmful behavioural conditions and addictions. The programme is adjusted to suit the needs...
How Alcohol Affects Women

How Alcohol Affects Women

Lots of people have made the joke that alcohol will ‘get them through this’ as we adjust to our new reality of quarantine, social distancing, and the impact of the coronavirus in Britain. Alcohol dependency, sadly, is quite common amongst middle aged, middle income...