Addiction in the Elderly

Addiction in the Elderly

Elderly Addiction Treated Twin Rivers Rehabilitation Centre has much experience in dealing with addicts and alcoholics of all ages, and it is a place of refuge for those who find themselves trapped in alcohol and drug addiction. Not will you only find hope, but you will also find friends and others who struggle with the[…]

Understanding Psychological Trauma

Understanding Psychological Trauma

Understanding Psychological Trauma   At Twin Rivers Rehab the clinical team fully appreciates that working with trauma requires a strong skill set, underpinned by a level of completeness in our own healing. Clients require time and space to explore the past in a non-judgmental environment affording free flowing exploration that is respectful and supportive. ‘Psychological trauma is[…]

Enjoy the Gift of Sobriety This Christmas

Enjoy the Gift of Sobriety This Christmas

Enjoy the Gift of Sobriety This Christmas   What are you planning on giving yourself this Christmas? If you are caught up in addiction, the holiday period is probably going to involve plenty of remorse and broken promises.  What if things could be different this year? What instead of the guilt of believing you ruined[…]

Smoking Cigarettes vs Recovery

Smoking Cigarettes vs Recovery

Smoking Cigarettes vs Recovery Smoking addiction – and giving up in recovery In conjunction with using addictive substances, many alcoholics and addicts also smoked during active addiction. Giving up smoking is no easy feat and within a rehab facility it can add comfort, being able to hold onto smoking. In recovery smoking does pose less[…]

The Amazing 12-Steps-Part Two

The Amazing 12-Steps-Part Two

Welcome to part two: Twin Rivers fully appreciates that most clients will balk at being given an AA Big Book which is why we are flexible when it comes to introducing the 12 step programme of recovery. We have literature that is not AA affiliated but assists clients in understanding the basic fundamentals, that addiction[…]

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Bipolar Disorder is the new term for manic-depression whereby the client experiences both low and manic type mood swings varying in frequency, hence the two different Bipolar catagories 1&2. The staff at Twin Rivers are well aware that Bipolar is often misdiagnosed, especially among addicts! Why is this? Quite simply, most addicts[…]

Dating An Addict -Tread With Caution

Dating An Addict-Tread With Caution!

Dating An Addict -Tread With Caution Twin Rivers & Relationships In Early Recovery The biggest relapse dynamic is getting into a romantic relationship in early recovery. What is early recovery, well, in my opinion the first 2-5 years! It a tough call and that’s why so many fail at the first romantic hurdle, being in[…]

The Amazing 12 Steps

The Amazing 12 steps-Part One

The Amazing 12-steps Twin Rivers assists hundreds of clients each year with our programmes that are all underpinned by the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. We appreciate that not all clients are keen on the 12 steps. Some clients believe the 12 steps are too religious but its NOT a religious programme, its a spiritual[…]

The Advantage of Being Treated by a Recovering Addict

The Advantage of Being Treated by a Recovering Addict

Being Treated by a ‘Recovering’ Addict Twin Rivers Rehab Center was established in 2011 and manager/owned by David Briskham. With over 24 years of continuous recovery from alcohol, drugs, gambling and co-dependency, David is living proof of the triumphs of sustainable recovery that Twin Rivers Rehab strives to offer to all who enters their doors.[…]