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Steps To Assist You In Seeking Addiction Help

When an individual is addicted to any substance, whether it be alcohol or drugs, there are a tremendous number of negative side effects that can impact their health, as well as impact their relationships. While many individuals simply accept this addiction and fall into a life of despair, other individuals begin to recognise these negative side effects and have a …

Sikh Channel Interview

The following comes from a TV interview I did for the Sikh Channel, and is copied directly from their page: Ian Young & Sukhi Wahiwala talk about services for Alcohol and Drug Addicts

NekNominate

Are today’s youth pushing the boundaries further than we ever did? Following reports that people are tragically losing their lives in the NekNomination craze that is sweeping the internet via Social Media such as Facebook and Twitter, former alcoholic and now ‘Sober Coach’ and Director of Sober Services, Ian Young, provides his views on what this latest fad says about …

10 tips for quitting drinking this Xmas

10 tips for quitting drinking   1) Make changes Change the people, places and pastimes that you’re used to spending time with or at. This is easiest when you socialise with people who don’t drink at all (there are many that exist), or in coffee shops rather than pubs, or take up a sport or hobby that doesn’t revolve around drinking …

The real message behind safe injecting rooms

Brighton plans safe rooms for addicts to inject drugs  In the Guardian last week and across the news recently was the story about how Brighton is to become the first British city to offer official “drug consumption rooms”.  http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/apr/14/brighton-drug-consumption-rooms I’m not going to get too involved in the story as to whether it’s a good thing or not, but rather …

So now that I’m a Published Author…

So now that I’m a Published Author… There’s something inherent within the psyche of a potential writer that yearns and bellows for recognition and significance. Writers,just like Athletes, who are shot down or lose a challenge, tend to come roaring back with a vengeance like no other vocation out there, and a writer is constantly on a quest to prove …

My top 12 professional speaking tips

After I finished speaking at an event in Camden on Easter Sunday, I was stood outside chatting to a couple of young women when one of them asked me how I did it. What she was referring to was my ability to speak before a crowd without showing any nerves or anxieties, and to speak with such confidence and charisma.

CA Utah Area Convention: Recovery In The Rockies 2005

The following Audio was recorded at “Recovery In The Rockies” in Park City, Utah, USA on September 24th 2005. This was my first large Convention Speaking engagement. I was the After-Dinner Speaker. I was humbled by the response I received.

The Hertfordshire Business Independent

I was recently interviewed by the HBI a local regional business magazine for my new book “It’s not about me!” – With sales now picking up and the reviews rolling in, please take a look at the interview below which gives a really good insight in to the books contents and how my campaign to reach those who need help …