25 Mar 2024

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Dive into a thought-provoking discussion on addiction treatment with Dr. Ike Nnene, a dedicated General Practitioner who works with Rehabs UK providing alcohol home detoxes and home substance titration. Dr Ike Nnene has a profound passion for aiding those battling addiction and mental health, and in this latest episode of the Altered Attitudes Podcast, hosted by Lester Morse, we explore a holistic approach to tackling addiction, steering away from the reliance solely on medication.

We unravel the complexities of addiction treatment, delving into alternative methodologies that encompass more than just pharmaceutical interventions. Drawing from Dr. Nnene's wealth of experience at Rehabs UK, we can gain insight into strategies aimed at addressing the root causes of addiction.

Throughout the conversation, the focus shifts towards treatments for depression, and touching upon the links between antidepressants and addiction.

If you enjoyed this episode we recommend watching this one with David Wilson

Some of the topics we cover in this episode:

  • Why Dr Nene is passionate about general practice.
  • Mental Health, addiction and medication
  • Chemical imbalance? Is there a difference?
  • Nature or Nurture?
  • Environment & emotional management in addiction treatment
  • How intrusive thoughts can be dangerous for anxiety
  • Addiction & Recovery

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