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Rehab South Africa - Guidelines for Serial Relapsers

Why can’t you just stop? Why can’t I just stop?

Both are questions exhausted by family members and yourself every day.

There is no one way to avoid relapsing, however there are guidelines that should be followed in order to maintain a successful recovery.

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Relapsing is not a failure - Drug Rehab South Africa

For many years addiction was seen as an addict’s weakness or personal choice.

Sadly, there are still rehabilitation centres, some local, that refuse to acknowledge the years of careful research verifying that addiction is a chronic disease.

As with any chronic illness/disease (diabetes, asthma, high blood pressure) the threat of relapsing back into addiction will always exist.

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Have Faith in your Drug Rehab South Africa

Step Away Drug Addiction and Alcohol Abuse Treatment Centre is open to any persons wanting to live free from substance dependency.

Our approach to treating drug addiction and alcohol abuse is tolerant of any religion, race, gender and sexuality.

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Kiddie Cocaine - Ritalin rattles drug abuse

Methylphenidate is commonly known as Ritalin, Concerta or Tranquilyn.

It is a central nervous system stimulant that is used by adults and children who have been diagnosed with attention deficit disorder (ADD) or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

It has also been used to treat narcolepsy, mild depression, and when combined with other pharmaceutical drugs has been used in the treatment of chronic pain.

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My enemy, my one true love.

You and your life matter.

We all have a story about the first time we used, drank or used and drank.
Back then we chose to use.
Back then we chose to drink.
But we also have a time in our lives when that all changed and we could no longer choose.

We are called addicts.
But we are more than addicts, we are people.
We love. We care. We feel. We fail.

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Do you need a luxury rehab in South Africa?

Making the decision to seek help for your addiction requires a great deal of strength and courage.

Unfortunately it is not the only decision you'll have to make.

There are a number of questions you need to ask and rehabilitation procedures you need to check in order to guarantee that the rehab you choose is not just a "luxury guesthouse" pretending to be a "luxury rehab centre".

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Choosing the best rehab to avoid addiction recovery and treatment relapse

The success rate for first time recovery is currently only 20-30 percent in conventional talk therapy addiction treatment programmes.

Many patients recover after subsequent treatments, but with such alarming statistics it’s not surprising that many people think alcohol and drug addiction treatments are ineffective.

What makes Step Away Rehabilitation and Treatment Centre different?

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Finding purpose and taking control of your life in the New Year

“Not feeling is no replacement for reality. Your problems today are still your problems tomorrow”
― Larry Michael Dredla

The early months of a New Year is the perfect time to talk about the importance of finding purpose in your life.

Purpose as a principal concept offers order and structure and helps us take control and understand our behaviour.

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Prejudice or appropriate behaviour?

Estrangement from society is one of the biggest factors that individuals that struggle with substance abuse face when trying to integrate back into an ordinary or somewhat normal lifestyle post their addiction and rehabilitation treatment.

After an individual accepts and candidly admits their addiction to a substance they are often faced with reactions of distrust and scepticism from their loved ones and their community, these responses are expected as there is a primarily negative stigma attached to the disease of addiction.

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What goes up, must come down - Cocaine addiction treatment

 

 Information on substance abuse, the different types of substance abuse drugs and the effects they have on their user is not always easily available.

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