Online clinic on addiction 2013

04-10Dec2013

From 4 - 10 December 2013 NHS Choices and talkhealth teamed up with Addaction and HOOP to present an Online Clinic on addiction.  The clinic is now only open for viewing.

Go to this Online Clinic
The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions about issues surrounding addiction to alcohol, drugs, gambling, social media, eating, sex and smoking and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

  • Dr Kostas Agath

    Medical Director, EMBA, FRCPsych

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  • Karen Coates

    Oral Health Advisor

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  • Mark Dempster

    Psychotherapist and Drugs Counsellor

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  • Jessie Pavelka

    Fitness and Wellbeing Expert

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  • Gary Turner

    Advisor to British Army School of Physical Training, World Champ...

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  • Sarah Turner

    Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and Addictions Counsellor

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CHARITY PARTNERS

Addaction

Addaction is a national drug and alcohol treatment charityAddaction is a national drug and alcohol treatment charity, set up over 40 years ago by Mollie Craven, who’s son was addicted to heroin. We help individuals and their families recover from their drug and alcohol problems by making sure they have access to the best services and support that will enable them to changes their lives and unlock their full potential. Addaction help around 43,000 service users a year in 117 different location across England and Scotland.

Our service users are at the heart of what we do and recovery for all our service users is our ultimate ambition. However, we know that this will require a different range of interventions for different people; this is why we offer such a wide range of services.

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British Dental Association

The British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity that is dedicated to improving the oral health of the publicThe British Dental Health Foundation is an independent charity that is dedicated to improving the oral health of the public by providing free and impartial dental advice, by running educational campaigns and by informing and influencing the public, profession and government on issues such as mouth cancer awareness and fluoridation.

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HOOP

HOOP is a unique group of passionate people, including professionals, with the common aim to make the changes needed so that all children and adults struggling with obesity are given access to services which are right for them.

  • HOOP is run by people who care and understand
  • Our aim is to help children and adults achieve a happy and healthy life style
  • We aim to create the correct environment for all to succeed and we aim to offer support every step of the way.

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