Alcohol Abuse and Depression

  Alcohol Abuse and Depression Explored Twin Rivers Rehab has developed a very positive reputation for successfully working with clients suffering with an addiction and a mental health disorder (Dual Diagnosis) over the years. Unfortunately, Alcoholism and Depression is increasing globally, an epidemic enlarged by the COVID-19 pandemic! The Link Between Alcohol Abuse and Depression[…]

Ttreatment Is Essential For Addiction & Mental Health

Treatment Is Essential For Addiction & Mental Health

Twin Rivers Rehab-Dual Diagnosis Specialists Whether an addict or not, everyone is ‘recovering from ‘something’ in their lives! Twin Rivers has carefully developed a team of therapists and counsellors who are not just qualified or in training but have a genuine appreciation and understanding of what it takes to assist our clients. All clinical staff[…]

Making Addiction & Mental Health a Priority

Making Addiction & Mental Health a Priority

  Fundraising During the Pandemic There is a lot of understandable focus in South Africa at the moment regarding raising funds to assist those who have no money, food and medical supplies Many people who live outside of South Africa are unaware that 56% of South Africans live on or below the poverty line and[…]

Twin Rivers Dragonfly 2020

Choosing an Addiction Rehab – Guidelines Post Lockdown

Twin Rivers Rehab – Authentic Psychological Care David Briskham +27(0)828 633 159-Clinical Director Richard Saunders +27(0)722 789 193-Head of Treatment Finding and choosing the right rehabilitation centre can be quite a challenging process for those who carry with them a history of substance abuse. Twin Rivers successes are attributed to ‘keeping it simple’ and not[…]

Twin Rivers Mental Health Check In 2020

Coronavirus Covid-19 Mental Health Check-In 2020

Mental Health Check-In Twin Rivers Rehab Addiction in isolation I left Twin Rivers in mid-February after a 16 week stay. During my time in the safe bubble of discovery that a Rehab like Twin rivers provides I paid little attention to the outside world. Whilst news of coronavirus did filter through I expected it to[…]

Twin Rivers Rehab-Dual Diagnosis

Twin Rivers Rehab-Dual Diagnosis

Twin Rivers Rehab-Dual Diagnosis Often times when an addict or an alcoholic enters a treatment facility they also struggle with an underlying mental disorder. This is known as dual diagnosis disorder, also known as a co-occurring disorder. A person may be suffering from depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, borderline personality disorder or bipolar disorder. It is[…]

Twin Rivers & Mental Health

What is Mental Health?

Twin Rivers and Mental Health Mental Health can be somewhat of a minefield as there is so much not known about the mind and what is known is not always applied well, such as misdiagnosis! Yes, there are happier stories whereby mental health sufferers have improved their lives via therapy and/or medication but generally mental[…]


Treatment for Addiction and Anxiety

Treatment for Addiction and Anxiety What is Addiction and Anxiety Twin Rivers Rehab works closely with a high number of clients who suffer with an addiction and a mental health disorder such as anxiety. We fully appreciate that one way well exacerbate the other creating a vicious cycle as depicted above. Substance abuse promotes anxiety[…]

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[…]