Twin Rivers Rehab COVID-19 Compliant 2021-2

Twin Rivers & COVID-19-A Year Later

What A Difference a Year Makes! Twin Rivers has learnt so much over the past 11 months and have started to embrace the pandemic in a more accepting and understanding way. Like so many we thought that this potential threat would come and go quickly and allow us to get on with normal day to[…]

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Repetitive-Ritualistic Behaviour Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a serious, chronic, and long-lasting syndrome in which an individual has uncontrollable, repetitive thoughts (obsessions) and habits (compulsions) that he or she feels the strong need to do repeatedly. In fact, obsessive-compulsive disorder is more like an obsessive-compulsive order. Most actions are extremely organised and thought through. Some people[…]

Unpredictability & The Impact On Mental Health

Unpredictability & The Impact On Mental Health

Mental Health Pressures Due To Pandemic Life is unpredictable. One minute everything is going its usual course, and then, out of the blue, the whole world turns upside down. The events of last year hit every one of us. How did it impact our mental health, and what can we do to cope with the[…]

Codependency Issues During Pandemic

Codependency Issues During Pandemic

Codependency – Becoming Over Reliant on Others During the Pandemic The coronavirus pandemic and the actions taken by governments and international bodies are critically shaping human behaviour, including our relationships with other people. Millions of people who found themselves unemployed are now often dependent on their spouses and forced to rely on government support packages[…]

Conspiracy Theories 2020

Coronavirus Conspiracy Theories 2020

Conspiracy Theories and Coronavirus Pandemic A spike in COVID-19 cases in South Africa and the possibility of reintroducing another hard lockdown restriction have been the focus of concern for many people. A lot of them have already ended up homeless, jobless, no food, suicidal and limited medical care. It is scary to think about what[…]

The Rehab Crisis 2020

The Rehab Crisis 2020

The Global Rehab Crisis COVID-19’s pandemic has completely turned our lives upside down, causing unprecedented changes in people’s emotional behaviours. Lockdown and stay-at-home restrictions that were supposed to keep people safe and avoid further spreading of the virus has not worked and further lockdowns are imminent! Alcohol and drug consumption continue to increase globally causing[…]

Smart Phone Addiction

Smart Phone Addiction

Addiction to Electrical Devices Created as a medium to help us stay connected to others, now has taken control of many people’s lives, making society phone zombies. Smartphones and other electronic devices revolutionised our lives. But at what cost? Twin Rivers is receiving an increasing number of inquiries regarding smart-phone and internet addiction which is[…]