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[…]

Depression Rehabilitation

Depression Rehabilitation

  Twin Rivers helps depression sufferers Twin Rivers Rehab is regularly dealing with clients suffering with depression or addiction and depression. Twin Rivers appreciates how debilitating depression can be whether the diagnosis is ‘Persistent Depressive Disorder’ or a more sever depression such as Bi-polar. With thorough medical and psychological input, clients can improve the quality[…]

Twin Rivers Rehab Offers Hope for Depression Sufferers

Twin Rivers Rehab Offers Hope for Depression Sufferers

Hope for Depression Sufferers It is sadly common for addiction and depression to be found together – one study found that 47 per cent of those diagnosed with depression also engaged in substance abuse (Source: Journal of Psychoactive Drugs June 1996). If you or your loved are dealing a dual diagnosis which involves depression, it[…]

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme

Effective Dual Diagnosis Treatment Programme Many of us who end up struggling due to alcohol or drug addiction problems will also have other issues that need to be dealt with. This can include conditions such as anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, or personality disorders. It could be that it was these mental health issues that made[…]

Ecstasy and its side effects

Ecstasy-Not So Loving!

Ecstasy, which is also known as MDMA, is a modification of methamphetamine and has some similar effects to that drug. We have all heard the word molly come up in a song or in a conversation but do we know what it means? If you are a parent of a someone going clubbing and partying, you[…]

Tough Love – good or bad?

Tough Love – good or bad?

The basic definition of tough love is “the promotion of a person’s welfare, especially that of an addict, child, or criminal, by enforcing certain constraints on them, or requiring them to take responsibility for their actions.” The Term Tough Love The term tough love was first used in 1968 by Bill Milliken when he wrote[…]