Heroin Addiction

Is Heroin Recovery Possible?

When you hear the word heroin you automatically know it’s a very bad drug and very addictive but what is it and where did it come from? Heroin was first manufactured in 1898 by the Bayer pharmaceutical company in Germany and it was marketed as a treatment for TB it was also known as a[…]

Finding and choosing the right rehabilitation centre

Why Choosing the Right Rehabilitation Centre is Imperative to an Addicts Successful Recovery

Finding and Choosing the Right Rehabilitation Centre For those who carry with them a history of substance abuse and related behavioural traits, finding and choosing the right rehabilitation centre can be quite a challenging process. Finding the right treatment options offered, that are best suited to each individual’s needs, and matched with the sufficiently qualified[…]

Computer Gaming Addiction

Computer Gaming Addiction

It may come as a surprise that Computer Gaming Addiction is not even considered an addiction. Whilst computer game addiction has not yet been granted official diagnostic status, many mental health professionals and parents alike are now recognising computer game addiction as a real disorder. Those who are seeing the alarming effects of the excessive[…]

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[…]

Serial Relapsers

Serial Relapsers

Serial Relapsers Serial Relapsers; falling back into active addiction known as serial relapsing is unfortunately all too common these days! Addiction is a fairly complex yet treatable illness that can be ‘arrested’ allowing the client to function in a more desirable way. All too often, clients relapse into ‘old’ patterns and behaviours and in time,[…]

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[…]