Dysfunctional Toxic Families

Dysfunctional Toxic Families

So how many of us can put our hands up when asked if we grew up in a toxic family? As a survivor of a toxic family situation, I can now joke about putting the fun back into dysfunctional but believe me, the journey from broken to whole took many long torturous years. Crawling naked[…]

Words of wisdom

Five Rehabilitation Myths

Myth 1 Generally, family members think that rehabs are going to ‘cure’ their loved one and often expect this because of the treatment costs. It all seems unfair that as a family you have had to put up with lots of emotional turbulence and yet have to continue putting out addiction related ‘fires’ while loved[…]

Illegal Rehabs Endangering Lives-Part 2

Addiction Rehabilitation Facts!

The 12 Addiction Rehabilitation Facts 1. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behaviour. Drugs abuse alters the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that can persist long after drug abuse has ceased. This may explain why drug addicts are at risk of relapse even after long periods of[…]