Dealing with Psychological Trauma as Part of Addiction Recovery 

Dealing with Psychological Trauma as Part of Addiction Recovery

Psychological Trauma Twin Rivers Rehab understands that If you have experienced psychological trauma, you are likely to have developed emotional barriers that you use to try and protect yourself from painful feelings. The problem is that these barriers are holding you back in life, and they put you at high risk of turning to destructive[…]

Managing Recovery Related Stressors

Managing Recovery Related Stressors

Managing Recovery Related Stressors Twin Rivers Rehab understands that all recovering addicts can be negatively impacted by ‘stressors’ hence the importance of structure and an aftercare programme. A number of stressors are created by ourselves such as going to a pub or a nightclub and drinking coca cola! Early recovery can be stressful enough without[…]

Prescription Medication

Prescription Medication Addiction – The Silent Killer!

            Twin Rivers Rehab & Prescription Medication Prescription drug addiction is probably the biggest addiction globally, pharmaceutical companies can barely keep up with the demand! Twin Rivers Rehab disapproves of the amount of medication that is prescribed by doctors and psychiatrists who unwittingly start patients on the road to addiction.[…]

Twin Rivers Rehab Addiction as a family disease

Addiction as a family disease

Effect Of Addiction and Alcoholism On Family Members It is a common misconception that drug and alcohol addiction only affects the member of the family who is struggling with the disease. However, the effect of addiction and alcoholism have on family members cannot be overlooked or ignored. It is something that causes sickness within an[…]

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[…]