The rewards of addiction recovery

THE REWARDS OF ADDICTION RECOVERY

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12 OF THE REWARDS OF ADDICTION RECOVERY When first entering recovery, many of us find ourselves with a few doubts and reservations. We fear that it might become harder to make friends once we can no longer go to a bar and buy a few rounds. Perhaps we fear that we may lose the friends […]

The price of enabling your child

WHAT IS ENABLING?

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WHEN HELPING BECOMES HARMFUL         “Enabling an addict can be a difficult habit to break. For the addict to realize the consequences of their behavior, their loved ones must stop enabling drug abuse. Thus, addiction is a family disease. This is sometimes the only way an addict will ever truly recover” What is enabling? You […]

practicing sobriety

Practicing Sobriety 

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Call Us Now 082-442-4779 Living Clean When we talk about practicing sobriety and the principles of recovery in all our affairs, the key word is “practice.” We just need to keep trying to apply spiritual principles to our lives, not be able to do it perfectly in every situation. The spiritual benefits we derive from […]

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The Mindfulness Vocabulary

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THOUGHTS FOR ADDICTION RECOVERY Have you ever mentioned the word meditation or mindfulness to a prospective drug or alcohol addiction rehab client, friend or soulmate, only to be greeted by a panicked expression or negative response? There are a great many people not yet in addiction treatment who would benefit from a mindfulness practice for […]

GAMBLING ADDICTION REHAB

GAMBLING ADDICTION REHAB

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WHAT IS GAMBLING ADDICTION REHAB ABOUT ? Gambling addiction is a very real problem that ruins lives and families every day. It is a problem that is increasing in nature in South Africa, and worldwide. For a long time people couldn’t understand that gambling was addictive and was on par with drug and substance abuses […]

How Recovery Works

How Recovery Works

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How Recovery Works If you want what we have to offer, and are willing to make the effort to get it, then you are ready to take certain steps. Doing the 12 steps is a strategy. It is a way though addiction. It teaches a simple philosophy of living that many, may people would benefit […]

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Addiction recovery versus abstinence

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ADDICTION RECOVERY A common misconception in the recovery community is not using drugs, drinking alcohol or acting out on behaviors equals recovery. This however is simple abstinence. It is not what we call addiction recovery. It is removing the substance and changing none of the behaviour.  For this statement to make more sense, let’s work […]

addiction and the brain

ADDICTION AND THE BRAIN

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Understanding addiction and the brain Many people do not understand why people become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to foster compulsive drug abuse. They mistakenly view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and many characterize those who take drugs as morally weak. One very common belief about addiction and […]

treating cocaine addiction

Treating cocaine addiction

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COCAINE ADDICTION The word most often used to describe cocaine’s initial rush, which courses through the body and brain of the users is euphoria. It’s this euphoria we find in treating cocaine addiction, is the element which compels people to use coke again and again, thus the worldwide problems with cocaine addiction are born. The […]

Drug Rehab Centre

Drug Rehab Centre

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Pathways Plett Drug Rehab Centre Pathways Paradise Drug Rehab Centre, Plettenberg Bay South Africa. Take a quick look around the property where people come to heal from all addictions, depression and food disorders from around the world, and enjoy whale watching through to the Big 5. Starting from $2k per month. More information is available […]