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Mark on BBC Three Counties Radio

By | October 24th, 2019|Addiction|0 Comments

Mark on BBC Radio Kent

By | October 24th, 2019|Addiction|0 Comments

Mark on BBC Radio 5

https://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/play/m0000jc7

By | October 9th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments

SO DRUGS ARE COOL, LILY?

Singer jokes about passing out at a party after snorting horse tranquilliser – that she ‘assumed was cocaine’ Daily Mail16 May 2018By Faye White Showbusiness Reporter LILY Allen has been accused of glamorising drug use after joking on social media about passing out at a party after taking ketamine. The singer, 33, told her 5.9million [...]

By | May 18th, 2018|Addiction|0 Comments

The Importance of Accepting Change in Addiction Recovery

Addiction can be so powerful that we slowly begin to lose the things we most cherish – our relationships with family and friends, our employment and chances of success, even our will to live. Despite wresting us from the things we most love, our body and minds can somehow conspire against recovery and at the root [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Stewart Kennedy joins Mark Dempster Counselling as a Consultant

Stewart Kennedy has joined Mark Dempster Counselling (MDC) as a Consultant liaising between MDC and the City and Canary Wharf. Prior to joining Mark Dempster Counselling, Stewart enjoyed a successful career in the City as a senior corporate, investment and private banker with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and BNP Paribas in a [...]

By | February 29th, 2016|Addiction|0 Comments

Online support for addiction counselling

The popular face to face counselling is turning digital. As we grow up with our computers and smartphones, many people have begun and are receiving their counselling through these mediums. Is it as effective as face to face? Yes! But it depends on the person and their individual history. A good start to digital counselling [...]

By | May 7th, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments

Help with choosing a drug and alcohol addiction rehab treatment program: London addiction rehab

Finding an addiction rehab for drug and alcohol addiction is a difficult choice to make.  Most rehabs are good to choose but there is more to the process than choosing a rehab.  This is a life changing decision to go into rehab and it takes a lot of courage and wisdom to understand you need [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments

London cocaine addiction is top of European cities. by Mark Dempster, London Cocaine Addiction Counselling

The white scourge of London, cocaine use was found to be the highest in London amongst a European waste water survey that checked 42 cities and capitals.  The European Drug Report of 2014 (http://www.emcdda.europa.eu/publications/edr/trends-developments/2014) found London waste water to have almost twice as much cocaine residue than Amsterdam and three times that of Milan. You [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments

The rogue detox strategy: Part 2

Since I published my blog on what I am doing to improve the quality of rehab and detox treatment services across the UK, I have received many messages of support and lots of other examples where addicts have been ripped off by poor services from private rehab and detox across the country. I have also [...]

By | January 6th, 2015|Addiction|0 Comments