Drug Alcohol Rehab Experts Prepare For Holidays
(PRWeb UK) December 23, 2009 -- All professional drug and alcohol rehabilitation clinics across the UK know that the number of drug and alcohol related overdoses, rehab clinics admissions, suicides and deaths increase significantly during the Christmas festive season above any other months throughout the year. Drug Alcohol Rehab Clinics operator Panacea UK, Christopher Knight, and supervisor over a national drug and alcohol freephone numbers and web sites, will see hotlines over stretched, one of the country's leading drug and alcohol residential rehabilitation clinics advisor says that "… during each year of the Christmas festive season, addicts or their loved ones, in desperate need of help or advice, the number of calls just rockets through the roof."
Traditionally the Christmas festive season is a time to spread good will and spending time with family, friends and relatives, and to share food, gifts and pleasant memories with them. According to James Fox, a qualified addiction Counsellor with 20 plus years experience in drug and alcohol rehabilitation now working with Serenity Rehab Clinics , agrees that for a lot of addicts they want to enjoy the festivities but find it difficult when surrounded by their family and friends. Most addicts feel isolated in their addictions and find that interacting with loved ones at Christmas too difficult. A lot of addicts use the festive season as an excuse to drink or take drugs because everyone
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