Addiction and Suicidal Feelings

Addiction & Suicidal Feelings

Addiction-Mental Health and Suicidal Feelings Having suicidal thoughts and struggling with an addiction at the same time requires help from specialists who know how to address both issues at the same time (Dual Diagnosis). A treatment plan is always personalised to the client’s needs at Twin Rivers which is developed based on the feedback from[…]

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[…]

Virus Outbreak & Recovery by Vincent

Virus Outbreak & Addiction Recovery TWIN RIVERS LOCKDOWN & ADMISSIONS HELPLINES:  David +27(0)828 633 159 Richard +27(0)722 789 193  Vincent +44(0)758 656 1958 All are available on Whatsapp✅ https://www.twinriversrehab.co.za Hi, my names Vincent and I’m an addict. I’ve spent the majority of my life in the grip of addiction. I started drinking at an early[…]

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[…]

Corona Virus– Effects on Addiction

Coronavirus – Effects on Addiction

Effects on Addiction-COVID-19 TWIN RIVERS LOCKDOWN & ADMISSIONS HELPLINES:  David +27(0)828 633 159  Richard +27(0)722 789 193  Tom +44(0)747 103 6484  Liam +44(0)747 108 1994  Vincent +44(0)758 656 1958 All are available on Whatsapp✅ Coronavirus– effects on addiction Across the world, people from all nations are contending with the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Populations with substance[…]

Understanding Psychological Trauma

Understanding Psychological Trauma

Understanding Psychological Trauma   At Twin Rivers Rehab the clinical team fully appreciates that working with trauma requires a strong skill set, underpinned by a level of completeness in our own healing. Clients require time and space to explore the past in a non-judgmental environment affording free flowing exploration that is respectful and supportive. ‘Psychological trauma is[…]

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder Treatment Bipolar Disorder is the new term for manic-depression whereby the client experiences both low and manic type mood swings varying in frequency, hence the two different Bipolar catagories 1&2. The staff at Twin Rivers are well aware that Bipolar is often misdiagnosed, especially among addicts! Why is this? Quite simply, most addicts[…]

Twin Rivers-Making The Seemingly Impossible-Possible since 2011

Twin Rivers-Making The Seemingly Impossible-Possible since 2011

Twin Rivers-Making The Seemingly Impossible-Possible since 2011 Being trapped in the grips of active addiction can be likened to being a prisoner in solitary confinement, with a life sentence hanging over your head. Alone, with no hope of ever being released back into the freedom of living. It is without a doubt a dire situation[…]

Manipulation The Powerful Addict Trait

Manipulation-Powerful Addict Trait

What is Manipulation? Manipulation involves clever, devious and unscrupulous techniques that create a distortion of the truth! Addicts are highly manipulative, black belt second dan! An addict in full addiction flight can quickly and easily convince themselves and others that the moon is square and that all oceans are red. Underpinning all addiction are varying[…]