All in health
This piece takes you through the main types of treatment available for health issues related to drug and alcohol use and the approaches they use.
'What I learned is that it isn’t really the type of help we get, but where our heads are at... we make it work for us.'
Tips from those who've done it.
Garth Popple from We Help Ourselves talks about their innovative service offering treatment choice.
'I was scared, I thought I’d be scrubbing halls with a toothbrush. But things have really changed since the 1980s!'
'I feel really lucky to be here.'
'I'm learning to get rid of the chaos in my life.'
'I have started to find myself, to find my own voice.'
'OST is the right thing for me but I needed to push past the stigma so I could choose for myself.'
'I would say to any woman who wants to change the way their life is going - give it a go. It’s amazing.'
'After trying for so long, I realised I can’t do the abstinence thing so I have had to come to terms with my use.'