Alastair Mordey regularly features in the media as a leading authority on addiction.
Chiang Mai has become a hub for recovering drug addicts and alcoholics with 500 beds in around 30 treatment centers, estimates Alastair Mordey, who runs a local rehab center called Alpha Sober Living.
The battle against drugs internationally can never be won comprehensively. It is only attainable through a shift in awareness amongst the populations and subcultures who participate in it.
The critical condition of World Middleweight Boxing Champion, Shannan Taylor, from a suspected drug overdose, highlights the prevalence of drug and alcohol abuse within the sport of boxing.
From the vomit temple to a luxurious cabin, addicts are coming to Thailand to solve their problems.
Experts call for action as statistics show an alarming rise in professionals turning to alcohol to deal with the everyday stress.
Experts are calling for urgent action to tackle the “significant challenge” of rising levels of alcoholism and substance abuse among professionals including doctors, dentists and lawyers.
There have been suggestions in the media recently – fuelled by comments made by former drugs tsar David Nutt – that bankers take an inordinate amount of cocaine.
These place may look like plush resorts but this is no holiday. High end rehab centres that aim to break the cycle of addiction.
Alastair explains the psychology behind the resounding success of our young men’s programme at The Edge to Sober World Magazine.
12 Step programs have been denounced as unscientific and irrational but this is based in a lack of understanding.
Alastair Mordey talks on Perth’s 6PR radio station about risky drinking culture and alcohol addiction in Australia .
Alastair Mordey as Programme Director for The Cabin Chiang Mai explains sexual addiction on the Australian radio station Triple M.