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[…]

Pandemic Panic Emerging

Pandemic Panic Emerging-PPE

The Worst Is Yet to Come! The ripple effect of the COVID-19 global pandemic on addiction and mental health will be enormous. If things are not already bad enough there are more psychological hurdles coming our way: Many governments are withdrawing their financial support programmes for businesses and individuals over the next few months which[…]

Online Counselling Ethical Issues

Online Counselling Ethical Issues

Online Counselling & Digital Overload In general people who have been utilizing online counselling are somewhat ‘zombified’ and are desperately indeed of human contact! It is questionable how effective the sudden influx of online services has been but we can safely say it has assisted some people adequately. Addicts on the other hand may well[…]

Spiritual Maturity

Spiritual Maturity

Spiritual Maturity  Twin Rivers Clinical Team appreciates that many addicts are highly frustrated at not being able to address their own lives in a positive and meaningful way. Their brains have become hot-wired to the world of fantasy and ‘quick fixes’ that regularly convinces them that what they are doing is alright and that they[…]