Life After Rehab

Life After Rehab

Life After Rehab One of the common fears for those about to leave addiction treatment facilities is social isolation. If most of your relationships have been based around alcohol or drugs, it is understandable that you will have concerns about how you can cope without it. The good news is that the vast majority of[…]

Rehab is for Winners

Rehab is for Winners

Rehab is for Winners The most common reason for why people fail to achieve long-term sobriety following treatment for addiction is they have the wrong attitude. It isn’t that these individuals are weaker, or somehow less capable, than those who succeed – it is more about their less effective approach to recovery. In order for[…]

Alcohol Addiction Recovery

Alcohol Addiction Recovery

Twin Rivers Alcohol Rehab 2019 The team here at Twin Rivers will be doing everything possible to help you to break free of addiction. We provide you with the right environment, the best resources, and plenty of support, but only you can make this transformation happen. The truth is that we can’t guarantee your success,[…]

Christmas-The Most Emotive Time of The Year!

Christmas-The Most Emotive Time of The Year!

Christmas-The Most Emotive Time of The Year! Christmas time is a realistic testing ground for anyone’s recovery regardless of length of time in recovery. Christmas ignites many feelings that can overwhelm a person who is recovering from an addiction disorder, and many of these feelings still automatically invite old ideals and behaviours. For a start,[…]

Manipulation The Powerful Addict Trait

Manipulation-Powerful Addict Trait

What is Manipulation? Manipulation involves clever, devious and unscrupulous techniques that create a distortion of the truth! Addicts are highly manipulative, black belt second dan! An addict in full addiction flight can quickly and easily convince themselves and others that the moon is square and that all oceans are red. Underpinning all addiction are varying[…]

Mental Health Disorders

Mental Health Disorders

Mental Health Disorders Mental health is a vast arena that far extends outside of the mental health bible, the DSMIV. Stereotypically, mental health is linked directly to psychiatric units and generally the lay person has visions of something out of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoos Nest” as a typical mental health scenario. Mental health disorders[…]

Trauma and Drug Addiction

Trauma & Drug Addiction

Understanding Trauma Psychologiacal trauma is a form of damage to the mind as a result of a brief or long-term distressing event. What is psychologically traumatic to one person may not necessarily be so traumatic to another. An example of this could be the loss of a pet. Whilst one family member disintegrates and dives[…]