finding rehab centres in Cape Townin Cape Town

Finding rehab centres in Cape Town

How to find the right rehab centre treatment Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za. Not every rehab center is the same. Additionally, there are many different ways to help someone with a history of substance abuse. In other words there are many ways to skin a cat and finding rehab centres in Cape Town is not as simple as it may seem at first. Just as no addiction is caused by the same things and affects people in the same way, treatment programs…

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depression and anxiety treatment centre

Anxiety and addiction

Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za Challenging Anxious Thoughts One of the biggest issues we see in our drug rehab centres that is coupled with anxiety in addiction. Anxiety in addiction is not only highly common, it is also something that can surprisingly elude therapists for years. ADD, and many other diagnosis given to young children can turn out to be wrong. We see many people who have been treated for the wrong disorder their whole lives. It is not uncommon at all.…

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addiction to prescription medication

Addiction to prescription medication

Living on prescription pills The following story about addiction to prescription medication comes from the Narcotics Anonymous Blue book. This is one woman’s story about addiction to prescription medication is not unique. It happens all the time, and in fact more and more regularly. Living on a farm as a child I felt inferior and was shy around other people. I was full of fear and became very angry when things didn’t go my way. This behavior continued during my…

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Meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery

Meditation and Mindfulness in addiction recovery

THE ART OF “SITTING” Meditation and mindfulness in addiction recovery, or “sitting,” needn’t be complex or esoteric. It is an essential part of recovery from depression, addiction and dis-ease. It is, as the name implies, merely sitting with a few simple guidelines. We would speak of “our 11 o’clock ‘sit’” or that our “meditation sit’ might consist of two twenty minute sits with a walking meditation in the middle. This will develop over time. At any rate, making plans to meditate is…

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a good liar

You’re probably a good liar?

Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za INTRODUCTION TO TRUTH If you are an addict you’re probably a good liar. I like myself I like myself I like myself…..” What I really want is to be happy with myself. I’ve been doing the Steps and it helps, but I guess maybe my problem is that I’m not really sure who I am yet – A twenty-four-year old recovering alcoholic with thirty days in the programme. It’s what all of us want – to like ourselves…

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Individualized Drug Addiction Rehab Centre

Healing in our Drug Rehab Centres

Pathways Drug and Wellness Recovery Centre Most of our work is done by referral. Pathways counsellors are registered addiction specialists. We offer an intensive programme that is time honoured. The Pathways Plett brand has been built through one successful relationship after another with clients have have come to our drug rehab centres to end a life of chaos, obsession and unmaneagabliity.  More often than not, their journeys have been too long, too entrenched in disease and all the problems it…

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shame and powerlessness

Shame and powerlessness

Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za Healing Addiction though Shame and powerlessness Two words that both put people off right there and then, and also attract a huge amount of negative criticism. It’s frequently cited by critics of 12-step groups as a tool used to disempower, or even brainwash, members. And then there is shame. Shame often results from broken relationships.  When people treat us in a shaming manner, they’re implying that relationships are conditional, we’ve failed as a person, and…

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changes through addiction

Changing through addiction

Making changes through addiction Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything. — George Bernard Shaw Change is inevitable. Making changes through addiction is also just as inevitable. Staying addicted is not an option. It always ends in death, or a stay in an institution or a hospital. Make no mistake. Addiction is progressive. It gets worse over time. Something the active addict is not ready to face. They dream of another ending, one…

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25 Addiction Recovery Rules of the Big Book

Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za Simple Addiction Recovery Rules First off, if you want free copies of The Big Book of AA to either download or read online, you will find them below. The Big Book is well worth a read for anyone wanting to grown, heal and learn. It is NOT just for alcoholics! If you go to enough meetings, you’ll hear a few addiction recovery rules and recommendations flung around. You’ll have heard it said that in AA,…

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willingness in recovery

Developing willingness in recovery

Treating Addiction as a quest for wholeness Call Now 082-442-4779 or email info@pathwaysplettrehab.co.za Willingness in recovery from Drug Addiction Openness and willingness in recovery, along with Honesty are said to be prerequisites or foundations of 12 Step recovery. And of course we need to develop a relationship to a Higher Power of our own understanding. Remember this, transformation has little to do with intelligence, willpower, or perfection. It has everything to do with honest humility, willingness, and surrender. It’s confronting…

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