Which Addictions Can Be Treated?

Addiction Friend can help you find the most suitable treatment for all addictions and impulse control disorders. If you would like more information on entering a treatment programme or would like to know what steps would be required to overcome a specific addition, request a callback or use our contact form for free and independent advice without obligation.

Addiction Friend advisers are happy to discuss any questions or concerns you have about addiction or the treatment options that are available to you. Any information you share will be in confidence and there will be no pressure to commit to anything. An assessment can also be performed that allows for your adviser to determine the severity of any addiction that might exist and allow for suggestions to be made that can help you find the best way to move forward towards recovery.

Drug Addiction

Prescription drugs, Crystal meth, LSD, Amphetamine (Meth), Marijuana, Methadone, Ecstasy (MDMA), PCP (Phencyclidine), Ice (4-Methylaminorex), Cocaine, Heroin, Opiates, Inhalants, Crack cocaine, Ketamine, Steroids, Vicodin, Codeine, Benzodiazepines + more

Once you are ready to make the change, finding help to overcome your addiction to drugs will let you build a drug-free life that is satisfying and healthy.

Treatment can occur in a variety of settings, vary in length, and take many different forms. Drug rehabilitation is often a long-term process that involves multiple stages and regular monitoring.

The most appropriate form of treatment will depend on the needs and circumstances of the individual concerned following an assessment with an addiction professional. Learn more

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Alcohol Addiction

Alcohol abuse, Alcoholism & Drinking problems

The treatment of alcoholism is dependent on the extent to which alcohol is being abused and the desired outcome of a treatment plan. Alcohol rehab in a inpatient setting is common and provides the opportunity to overcome from the physical and psychological aspects of the addiction in a private, supportive and comfortable environment. Learn more



Gambling Addiction

Sports, Scratch cards, Roulette, Poker, Slots + more — in a casino or online

The first step to overcoming a gambling problem is recognising and acknowledging the problem. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and 12 step treatment methods can be effective in dealing with gambling disorders. It may be necessary to attend an inpatient treatment facility. Learn more

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Behavioural Addictions

Sex/Porn addiction, Shopping addiction, Internet/Video game addiction, Food addictions & Eating disorders (Anorexia nervosa, Binge eating disorder (BED), Bulimia + more

The exact method of treatment for a behavioural disorder will depend on the circumstances of the individual concerned, but will seek to address the psychological issues faced by the patient.

Whether inpatient or outpatient treatment, the focus will be on developing healthier ways of dealing with life and the pressures that might lead to negative behaviours. Learn more

Even where multiple addictions are present, your local Addiction Friend adviser can work with you to find the most appropriate service provider to ensure you receive the highest level of care.

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