The Beers Are On Me!

The Beers Are On Me!

“Let’s go after work and grab a beer”, “Have a drink after work?”, “Beers on me” seems to all be normal. So, what is beer and why do people drink it? Beer is alcoholic drink typically made from Yeast hops and barley. The alcohol volume is anything from 2 to 12 percent. Yes, that doesn’t[…]

I Could Stop If I Wanted Too!

Can You Stop Taking Drugs? A basic definition of the word Drugs is a substance or a medicine that has a psychological effect on your body. There are so many out there so where do you start? I chose a few that I thought would be interesting to learn about and find out what it’s[…]

Healing your body after addiction

Healing your body after addiction

One of the biggest challenges faced by addicts is when they reach the point of acknowledgement, or what is more commonly known as “rock bottom”. This is the turning point where they realise they have an addiction problem and can either do something about it, or continue as they are. Those who choose to address[…]

Recovery programme tips that work - Bears Will Kill You!

5 tips in Helping Twin Rivers Recovery Programme work for you!

Recovery programme tips that work 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 essential transformation happen. The truth is that we cannot guarantee your[…]

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[…]

Davids Mother Katie

Dedicated to my Mother Katie who Died 11th May 2015.

On the 6th July 2015 I celebrated 20 years recovery from drugs, alcohol, gambling and codependency. I wrote a dedication to my mother Katie who I am proud to say witnessed and experienced over 19 years of my recovery! I phoned my mother on mother’s day (South Africa) to be told that Katie had been[…]