Information Request

Rehab in Spain enquiry button

We Can Help You...

Email us at

info@losolivosrecovery.com



or call us now in confidence on
+34663988410

News

Interpol Issues World Alert over Deadly ‘Diet Pills’

diet-pills

A world alert has been issued over the dangers of buying and using deadly diet pills following the death of the young British woman Eloise Parry.

The student is thought to have died after taking a highly toxic substance known as Dinitrophenol (DNP) sold in the form of a 'diet pill'.

The drug, often sold as a weight-loss or body building aid, has been used in explosives.

Read more...

School Children Taking Class A Drugs to School

MDMA

Class A drugs such as heroin and crack cocaine were amongst the illegal substances seized in schools in more than 2,000 incidents across England and Wales in the last four years, police force data reveals.

Hundreds of school children, some as young as eight have been caught with drugs in their possession on school premises. The data, from 34 police forces dating back to 2011, was obtained by the Press Association under the Freedom of Information Act.

Read more...

Alcohol Mixed With Energy Drinks Increases Abusive Drinking Habits in Teenagers

vodka-redbull

Teenagers who drink alcohol mixed with energy drinks are likely to develop abusive drinking habits, reveals study.

The study, conducted by researchers at Dartmouth's Norris Cotton Cancer Center, led by James Sargent, investigated the effects of mixing alcohol and energy drinks once consumed by teenagers. Researchers found that teens who drink a mixture of the two are more likely to develop alcohol drinking disorders.

Read more...

Should England Introduce a Minimum Alcohol Pricing Law?

alcohol-aisle

A planned law to ban promotions for cheap alcohol in Scotland could be put into action as soon as next year, but should England follow suit?

Last year Scotland’s bid to pass a minimum price law on alcohol failed because the SNP Government, who led the bid, could not get enough support. But now the Government has a majority in the Scottish Parliament the proposed bill could become a law by next year.

It has been estimated that Scotland’s alcohol problem costs £3.5bn a year, on average £900 per adult. A minimum pricing scheme could mean a huge drop in alcohol consumption.

Read more...

The True Cost of Alcohol Abuse in Britain

PSD-template

Alcohol abuse in Britain could be costing the NHS up to £3 billion a year, representing 12% of the NHS’s total spending on hospitals, according to a new report by the Royal College of Physicians.

Campaigners say that the knock on effect of alcoholism is more likely costing the NHS closer to £6 billion a year when you take into account premature deaths, alcohol related crimes and alcohol induced and related accidents.

Read more...

Page 8 of 15

You are here: Blog