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Pioneering Therapies & Lifestyle Changes Benefit Recovery Models


This edition of ‘The Review Show’ offers a world exclusive, George Williams talks to Ian Lyons, Project Leader at Breathing Space Thailand, an international drug and alcohol rehabilitation center located in a world-class resort setting in the ancient city of…

Outside Edge Highlights


It’s a privilige to broadcast 3 more extracts from One Day At A Time from The Outside Edge Theatre Company. The play explores the paradox at the heart of Alcoholics Anonymous - mutual self-help born of self-interest. Firstly we have…

One Day at a Time


Another visit to the Outside Edge Theatre Company, and another powerful and thought provoking performance, this time from One Day at a Time, in which Bill Wilson is played by Jay Benedict. In our scene from the play the man…

Camino Recovery


Family involvement improves long term recovery George talks to Don Lavender of Camino Recovery about its 12 step programmes, and the particular success of its family therapy. Involving the family in confronting addiction and mental health problems has been shown to…

My Name is Bill - 12 Step Programme


Following the Outside Edge Theatre Companies ten year highlights, we bring you two captivating performances that show’s the fantastic work Phil Fox and his performers create on stage. My Name is Bill part one and two depict the beginning of…

George Williams interviews Judy Collins


George recently caught up with American singer songwriter Judy Collins. Judy had a long battle with alcoholism, using alcohol as a crutch to help her deal with the pressures of fame, but having been to a rehab centre, she has…

Karena - BAC O’Connor, Heroin Addiction, Crack Addiction, Alcoholism


Inexcess Personal Stories: Karena tells us how she was trapped by her addictions to heroin and crack, and how through the love for her baby daughter she was able to escape into a new life. With her time at BAC O’Conner,…

Diane - BAC O’Connor, Alcoholism


Inexcess Personal Stories: Diane tells us how her social drinking got out of control, and how on her return to this country from Zimbabwe, her life changed for the worse. With her time at BAC O’Connor she has managed to turn…

Overcoming Drug and Alcohol Addiction - Curry and Wandzilak


Kristina Wandzilak started drinking alcohol and taking drugs at the age of 13; an activity she considered to be quite innocent at the time. Within a relatively short period of time Kristina’s habit became more prevalent and she began to lose…

Holiday Relapse Prevention


Ed Mitchell, Inexcess Television’s very own Alan Whicker reports from Mauritius on the risks of relapse on holiday. Figures show that people say they drink up to three times as much as they normally do when they’re on holiday. For most…