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Addiction Treatments

Alcohol Addiction Treatment

It is important to understand that alcoholism is a chronic disease; it is in no way a lack of willpower or weakness. 
Treating alcoholism necessitates support and guidance from trained individuals.

Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Cocaine addiction can have devastating results for both the addict and their loved ones.
Step Away provides our patients with the services of fully qualified and experienced professionals.

Crack Cocaine Addiction Treatment

Crack Cocaine is the most addictive form of cocaine.
Step Away offers addiction detoxification treatment which is tailored especially to an individuals needs.

Methamphetamine Addiction Treatment

Commonly known in South Africa as Tik, is one of the most widely abused and addictive substances.
Methamphetamine addiction treatment and rehabilitation is possible.

Prescription Medication Addiction Treatment

Prescription medication addiction is the most poorly recognized form of substance addiction and affects more people than you may be aware of.
People abuse prescription medication without realizing that they are developing a drug abuse habit.

Heroin Addiction Treatment

Addiction should be approached holistically helping addicts learn to address their issues rather than avoid them.
Your addiction does not define your future.

CAT Addiction Treatment

It has been linked to the party and rave scene however it is used by professionals needing extra energy and work enthusiasm and by students needing to study and concentrate for long hours.
Kat is psychologically highly addictive, individuals lose their ability to feel empathy or sympathy, they lose self-worth and direction and often become distant and removed.

Marijuana Addiction Treatment

Marijuana dependence develops in about 9 to 10% of users.
The ill effects of Marijuana may be controversial, however irrespective of whether Marijuana is bad for you or not, the fact remains that there are many people out there that struggle with weed dependency to a greater or lesser extent.

 

How Occupational Therapy Helps with Addiction Recovery

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We have addressed the concept of dual-diagnosis, which points at the co-occurrence of mental health disorders and substance abuse.

People who experience this co-occurrence will face a very unique set challenges throughout the recovery process.

While recovery related therapy involves different therapies which facilitate recovery, occupational therapy in particular is an extremely important element.

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Managing stress during addiction recovery

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Recovering from addiction comes with many ups and downs, but the rewards of a sober life are truly immeasurable.

Choosing a sober life will bring as many blessings as it will challenges. The key is to keep your eye on the ball every step of the way and avoid anything and anyone who may trigger the desire to turn to drugs or alcohol.

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Sugar addiction – Just how addictive is sugar and what are the effects?

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Although there are several forms of food addiction, sugar addiction is by far the most common. To make matters worse, sugar is found in almost everything we eat.

The sad reality is that we are often unwittingly consuming high amounts of sugar every single day. This is because food manufacturers are using it as part of their ingredients, even in foods we don’t consider sweet.

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