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Discrete Alcohol Addiction Centres in Crawley

Last Updated: November 23rd 2014

Alcohol rehab clinics and counselling in Crawley and surrounding West Sussex area. Call 0808 163 9632 for immediate access.

Our organisation is a UK nonprofit health provider providing to Crawley townspeople FREE 24hr access in Crawley to experienced alcohol treatment advisors. A stone age settlement and very near to Gatwick Airport, the English town of Crawley ( with 106,943 residents and 0.20%% of the population of England ) has Crawley townspeople that struggle with similar problems as any other West Sussex folk - including challenges with addiction to alcohol.

If you live in (or nearby) the town of Crawley and are enduring a life with addiction, be assured you're certainly not alone, and that we are here to help you.

With 87,314 Crawley townspeople of drinking age out of it's total population of 106,943, National stats seem to suggest that for Crawley:

  • 5,897 Crawley men are habitual drinkers
  • 3,938 female Crawley townspeople are regular drinkers
  • 9,447 Crawley females and males are very frequent drinkers
  • With 17,598 Crawley townspeople in the town of pensionable age and over, 1,985 males in Crawley aged sixty five and over are most likely to drink alcohol habitually with 1,255 female Crawley townspeople of the same age also drinking often .
  • 3,168 Crawley townspeople over 65 consumed alcohol on at least five days in the last week ; more than any other age group
  • 528 Crawley townspeople of pensionable age that are very heavy drinkers
  • 2,038 pupils in Crawley may have drunk alcohol in the last seven days
  • 594 11-15 yr old Crawley townspeople in the town drink weekly
  • 34 11 year olds in Crawley think it is acceptable to drink alcohol weekly.
  • 599 15 year old Crawley townspeople think it is normal to get drunk once a week
  • 1,358 16-24 males in Crawley may be drinking over double the recommended alcohol consumption limits.
  • 1,154 16-24 year olds could also be exceeding safe drinking limits
  • 3,397 16-24 year old Crawley townspeople have perhaps drunk too much on at least one occasion during the last 7 days.

References:

  1. Office for National Statistics - Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional)
  2. Health and Social Care Information Centre - Statistics on Alcohol: England, 2013
  3. Office for National Statistics - Drinking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
  4. Relate - Separation and Divorce Statistics
  5. Drink Aware
  6. Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

Alcohol Rehab in Crawley

If you are living in Crawley in West Sussex and are seeking to enter alcohol rehabilition, why not call Addiction Helpline directly for speedy guidance. Email Addiction Helpline in private using the contact form on this page. Addiction Helpline's Crawley support line is open to all, including members of family, friends, employers and workmates who find themselves worried with the way in which in which alcohol addiction is ruining a person they care about. Calls to our Crawley services are confidential. Addiction Helpline will not share details about you about you with anyone else. Our Crawley addiction advisory team are qualified to help with any type of addiction related issue.

Addiction Helpline alcohol rehab options include:

  • Alcohol Rehab: speedy access to a treatment centre in or near Crawley ( in under 24hrs )
  • 121 Counselling: At home advisory services in Crawley
  • West Sussex Home Detox: At-home outpatient drug based alcohol detoxification plan
  • West Sussex Alcohol Advice: Advice on Crawley based alcohol addiction services
  • We can help Crawley townspeople in cutting out West Sussex local authority rules and regulations and organise for you speedy expert help.
  • West Sussex Residential Detox: Residential inpatient alcohol detoxification programs in Crawley

Make today the day you save yourself or someone you love. You are only one call away from support.

Contact us on 0808 16 39 632 to speak to one of our support team, right now.



Internet Addiction

The Danger of Internet Addiction

The internet has undoubtedly changed our lives in many positive ways. It has opened us up to a world of information, and it has made the planet feel like a much small place. Even those people who live in isolated parts of the world can feel like part of a community by going online and making friends. The internet is a wonderful tool, but like most things in life, it has the potential to be damaging. Internet addiction is not so much about spending an excessive amount of time online – it is about doing this despite the fact that it is obviously causing harm to the individual.

What is Internet Addiction?

The word “addiction” tends to be in such common usage these days, that there can be confusion to what it actually refers. This is because people now use the term to mean almost anything that they like to do a lot. Strictly speaking, though, to say that somebody is addicted means that a person is repeatedly engaging in behaviour that is causing a negative impact on their life. In this situation, the individual will have lost at least some control over their actions in regards to the addictive behaviour. When a person is addicted to the internet it means that going online has become an obsession that is a source of suffering in the person’s life. It is worth noting that if the individual was actually gaining more than losing from their behaviour then it would not be so much of a concern – the reality with addiction though, is that the negatives keep on increasing so that they eventually far outweigh and benefits.

Signs of Internet Addiction

The signs of internet addiction are similar to any other type of addiction, and will include things such as:

  • The individual may be spending increasing amounts of time online.

  • Not only is the person spending more time online, but they are also spending more time to thinking about their online life.

  • The person has lost interest in other activities that they used to enjoy. These days all they want to do is go online.

  • The individual continues to spending hours online even though it is obviously causing problems for them in their life.

  • This obsession with the internet is causing the person to neglect their family, work, or social commitments.

  • This behaviour is interfering with the person’s relationships in the real world.

  • Other people may have expressed concern about the amount of time the person spends online.

  • The individual may have lost interest in their personal hygiene or grooming.

  • They talk excessively about their online life.

  • The person may become defensive when other people question their behaviour.

  • The individual may have tried to reduce the time they spend online, but they seem unable to maintain this control over any real period of time.

  • The person is concerned that their internet use has become a problem. If the individual thinks that they might be addicted to the internet, this is usually enough of a symptom to indicate that they are.

  • The individual may intend to go online for a few minutes but they end up staying online for far longer than they intended. This is an indication that they have lost control.

Causes of Internet Addiction

There are numerous theories about potential causes of internet addiction, but there is likely to be different driving forces behind it. Some of the causes most frequently cited would include:

  • The individual has problems in their life that they do not wish to face. They use the internet as a means to hide from these problems.

  • Some people who fall into internet addiction are actually dealing with an untreated mental health problem such as depression or anxiety. The individual may find that in the beginning becoming caught up in the online world eases their symptoms. This is known as self-medication, and it is actually exacerbating the symptoms over time. Eventually the individual ends up with a dual diagnosis, which means that they now have an addiction as well as a mental health problem that needs to be treated.

  • Some people will have experienced mental or emotional trauma in their life, and they may find that the internet helps them forget about their problems.

  • The individual may have poor coping skills for dealing with stress, and they now turn to the internet to help them unwind.

How to Treat Internet Addiction

Internet addiction has become a real concern, and there are now a number of good resources to help people break away from this self-destructive behaviour. This type of addiction might not get the same amount of coverage as alcohol or drug addiction, but it can be extremely serious. This behaviour destroys lives, and it can even drive people to suicide. It is vital that the person gets the help they need in order to break away from this behaviour.

Our team has great expertise in the creation of addiction treatment plans. We will be able to tell you about the resources available in your local area to help you deal with this type of problem


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