John, Author at Rehab Guide

Author: John

Author John
Trained in addictionology in the Johnson Model, and specializing in substance abuse for individual and couple counselling. John's personal experience has given him a wealth of insights, which he integrates into practice. His extensive training has allowed him to gain expertise in individual and group counselling, concurrent disorders, case management, executing treatment plans and relapse prevention. He started this free helpline as a result of a life change and to help others get sober and live a life free from drugs and alcohol. John covers a variety of topics relating to addiction and recovery in his articles.

Articles from John

Alcohol and a Good Night’s Sleep Don’t Mix

Alcohol being used regularly to enable sleep can not only cause dependence and addiction but will also make an initial sleep problem much worse. In moderation, using alcohol to unwind and relax after a stressful day is generally not a...

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Deadly Fake Benzodiazepines Gain Popularity During Covid-19 Lockdown

COVID-19 understandably has caused numerous people to suffer from their mental health. Symptoms such as stress, anxiety, depression, isolation and insomnia have become commonplace for many. Even those with no previous medical history of mental health issues have experienced the...

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Teetotal Activities in London

Collecting ideas for a fun date with a friend, or a romantic meet-up that doesn’t involve alcohol in London? Have a look at our exciting list of alcohol-free activities for you to enjoy in the city of London. Just because...

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How Has Lockdown Affected Your Drinking Habits and Mood?

Amongst concerns that more individuals have been turning to alcohol as a source of comfort, various studies have been conducted into peoples drinking habits during the Covid-19 lockdown around the world. Whilst many in the UK are ecstatic over restrictions...

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This Is Your Brain On Alcohol

Most of us know that a heavy night of drinking can leave us feeling befogged and hungover the next day, but did you know just how bad alcohol is for healthy brain function and the long term impact that regular...

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Ben Affleck on his alcohol relapse – “Im not going to let it derail me”

  Much has been talked about recently in the media of actor Ben Affleck’s recent relapse on alcohol. Ben, 47, who has experienced a very public battle with alcoholism and gambling addiction, relapsed (shortly after celebrating his 1-year sobriety) at...

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