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Psychologist vs Psychiatrist: What’s The Difference?

It’s important to understand the differences between a psychiatrist and psychologist, especially when you’re seeking help for yourself or a loved one. Many times, you’ll find that they work together on a prescribed treatment plan for a variety of mental and emotional disorders. It’s easy to confuse these two professionals, as it seems that they […]

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Rehab Centres in South Africa: A Culture of Healing

Rehab describes structured programs designed to help people stop using drugs or alcohol and learn to live a healthy life. Rehab provides the opportunity for mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical healing. Talk therapy and medical care are certainly essential to the treatment process. But sometimes a change in environment can be helpful, too. A new […]

Addiction Treatment and Recovery – What’s a Day like in a Drug or Alcohol Rehab Centre?

The stigma around rehabilitation for drug addiction often gets in the way of addicts even looking into the treatment options available to them, let alone admitting themselves to a Rehab in South Africa. It’s only normal to fear the unknown, but it’s by providing a window into rehabilitation that we can normalize it, encouraging more […]

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What Makes a Good Rehabilitation Centre – Finding the Recovery Program for You

The complex nature of addiction is a significant contributor to how difficult it can be to treat. Addiction and the circumstances that led to it are unique from one victim to the next, and that means that more often than not, the approach to rehabilitation should be equally unique and tailored to each patient. It’s […]

The link between Between Alcohol addiction and Violence

The link between Between Alcohol addiction and Violence

There’s an undeniable link between alcoholism and violence, whether it’s in relation to crime, domestic violence, or road accidents. With the sale of alcohol largely unregulated, individuals with a past record of violence can easily purchase and consume alcohol, a substance renowned for impending judgement and encouraging volatile behaviour. Even well-mannered and otherwise non-violent individuals […]

What Happens in Substance Rehabilitation

What Happens in Substance Rehabilitation – The 4 Stages of Treatment

The road to a life of healthy, sober living from substance addiction is a long and difficult one, but it’s an essential road to travel nonetheless. A life of sobriety and freedom from addiction is worth fighting for, and with the help of a rehabilitation centre, you can achieve and maintain your recovery lifestyle. Recovery […]

Benefits to Seeking Rehabilitation Abroad

There’s no arbitrary reason that rehabilitation is most often done with in-patient care. Studies and experience have long since proven that environmental factors significantly increase the risk of addiction, depression, and substance abuse. One of the first steps in rehabilitation is to remove addicts from the environment that facilitated or led to their addiction, often […]

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Drug Addiction in The Cape and the Booming Drug Trade – As Easy as Ordering-In

Drug addiction South Africa has always been of serious concern, and yet, alarmingly, recent studies have found illicit drug use, and the rampant crime to come with it, to be on a steady rise.  With these new alarming figures in mind, let’s take a look at some of the most frequently abused substances in South […]


Alcoholism and Relapse on the Rise in South Africa – The Effects of Isolation

The lockdown and social distancing have been incredibly difficult to many, and even more so for those living alone, both with and without preexisting conditions. Isolated from the rest of the world, often without employment or a stable support system, alcoholics and even recovering alcoholics will turn to alcohol to escape the pain of lockdown […]