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SIMON LEIGH MSc, FDAP Accredited, UKRCP Reg. Addiction Counsellor
 
 

Media Work

There are many misconceptions about the true nature of addiction which often prevent addicts from receiving the help they desperately need in order to recover.

Consequently Simon tries to dispel some of the myths and take the stigma out of addiction with the help of the media.

Below are some of the published articles he has written together with some radio interviews and phone-ins on the subject:

 

Addiction: The Truth Behind the Stigma
Private Healthcare UK

 

Drug Education in Schools
The Observer

 

Letter to the Editor: Drug Offenders need help, not just time behind bars
Daily Express

If you want to read Leo McKinstry's Article click here

 

Quoted in article on Caffeine Addiction
Esquire Magazine

 

Quoted in Article on Energy Drinks and Teenagers
Readers Digest

 

Interviewed on Cocaine Addiction
BBC News

 

Interviewed on the nature of addiction
Channel 4 News

 

Interview on Gambling Addiction
Capital Radio

 

Drugs and Addiction
The Independent Schools Magazine

 

Amy Winehouse isn't the Only Jewish Addict
Jewish News

 

Letter to the Editor: Amy Winehouse's Proposed Treatment just a "quick fix?"
The Jewish Chronicle

 

Interview on Hiding Addictions
BBC Radio Essex

 

Interview on Prescription Drugs
BBC Radio Essex

 

Are Sex and Eating Disorders Real Addictions?
Nicky Campbell phone-In

 

Eating Disorders
Jeni Barnet phone-in

 

Legalizing Drugs
Petrie Hosken phone-in

 

Compulsive Over-Eating
James O'Brien phone-in

 

Addiction
Jeni Barnet phone-in