Coronavirus 2020-Twin Rivers Rehab

The Impact of The Coronavirus-Matthew (RA)

Coronavirus-Personal Impact-Matthew  Matthew +27(0)714 977 291 I am a Recovery Assistant at Twin Rivers Rehabilitation Centre. I have been involved in the recovery treatment sector since February 2019 after proudly initiating and completing my own recovery program in 2018. Every day I am surrounded by a recovery ethos and by people desperately seeking (occasionally desperately[…]

Is combing different drugs lethal

Is Combining Different Drugs Lethal?

What happens when you combine different drugs? You start with drinking, for example and as the night progresses you feel like you need something more! What happens to your body when you smoke weed and then drink alcohol? This combination reacts very different to individuals. You know that Alcohol is a depressant and marijuana (weed)[…]

Ritalin and cocaine use

The Big Ritalin controversy and its link to cocaine use

Doctors have been using Ritalin (also called methylphenidate) since the mid-1950’s to treat a variety of conditions which include depression, fatigue syndrome, and narcolepsy. Ritalin gained FDA approval for treatment of hyperactivity in children in 1961. Ritalin and cocaine use Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed medication for ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). This treatment has helped thousands of people[…]

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[…]