Brad GirtzDateline: Dedicated to Recovery
First Published: Mar 22, 2012 / Last Published: Feb 04, 2013
I am a passionate writer and now work for a leading addiction treatment centre called Life Works Community in the UK. I'm here to share all the lessons and knowledge I picked up along my journey, hoping to help some of you learn more about the problems and solutions involved. Some of my posts will be written by professional industry experts where as others will provide insight and reviews of situations surrounding addiction. I hope you enjoy reading!
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February 4, 2013
Your Friends May be the Reason You Hate Your body
Negative body image may be a product of your peer group rather than television or social media.
January 9, 2013
New report reveals real dangers of 'pro-ana' websites
New research shows that pro-anorexia sites are even more dangerous than previously expected.
January 2, 2013
Bullying Can Make Teens Susceptible to Eating Disorders
Bullying has been identified as a possible cause of eating disorders.
December 19, 2012
Vaccine to Curb Cocaine Addiction is 'Not a Magic Bullet'
A new vaccine for cocaine could help addicts but doctors warn there is no silver bullet when it comes to stopping an addiction.
December 13, 2012
Bright Spot for Drug Addiction
The numbers of drug addicts in the UK are on the decline but there is still a need to invest in new and effective treatments.
December 5, 2012
Male Eating Disorders 'On the Rise'
Many people think only women can have an eating disorder, but new research shows the number of men with EDs is on the rise.
November 28, 2012
Women are Dying to Drink like Men
Women are trying to keep up with men at the pub but it is putting them at a much higher risk for alcohol related health problems.
November 24, 2012
Partiers Who Pre-Drink are at Increased Risk for Alcohol Addiction
A new Swiss study shows more teens are pre drinking which poses serious health risks.
November 22, 2012
Steroid Abuse Among Teens Growing
A growing number of teens are turning to steroids to solve their body image issues.
November 14, 2012
Plus Sized Models Could Combat Eating Disorders
New research shows getting rid of underweight models in advertising could help stop eating disorders.