Rehab is for Winners

Rehab is for Winners

Rehab is for Winners The most common reason for why people fail to achieve long-term sobriety following treatment for addiction is they have the wrong attitude. It isn’t that these individuals are weaker, or somehow less capable, than those who succeed – it is more about their less effective approach to recovery. In order for[…]

Encouraging Loved Ones to Accept Treatment for Addiction

Encouraging Loved Ones to Accept Treatment for Addiction Addiction is sometimes referred to as a ‘family disease’ because it isn’t just the person engaging in the substance abuse who is affected. Loved ones suffer directly due to the behaviour of this individual (e.g. neglect and abuse), and also because they have to watch powerlessly as[…]

Words of wisdom

Five Rehabilitation Myths

Myth 1 Generally, family members think that rehabs are going to ‘cure’ their loved one and often expect this because of the treatment costs. It all seems unfair that as a family you have had to put up with lots of emotional turbulence and yet have to continue putting out addiction related ‘fires’ while loved[…]

Illegal Rehabs Endangering Lives-Part 2

Addiction Rehabilitation Facts!

The 12 Addiction Rehabilitation Facts 1. Addiction is a complex but treatable disease that affects brain function and behaviour. Drugs abuse alters the brain’s structure and function, resulting in changes that can persist long after drug abuse has ceased. This may explain why drug addicts are at risk of relapse even after long periods of[…]