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Regaining Trust in a Relationship after Drug Addiction

Regaining trust in a relationship after drug or alcohol rehabilitation treatment demands work and effort from both sides.

With hard work from both you and your partner it is possible to repair your relationship. However, it means patience on your part, and an open mind and zero resentment from your loved one.

15 Signs of an Addiction this Holiday Season

It’s the 1st of December, and a lot of us are relieved that in just a few days, we’ll be on holiday. Soon we’ll be relaxing in the sun, celebrating the fact that we made it through 2016 in one piece.

Unfortunately, the holiday season is a time that often sees drug addiction and alcoholism flaring up.

People with substance abuse problems, may end up drinking or using drugs more often to cope with the pressures and stress of this time of the year.

Choosing a South African rehab that cares

While making the decision to stop your substance abuse is the biggest milestone to recovery, it’s not the only choice you will have to make on your path to good health and better life.

Choosing a good rehab centre in South Africa may appear easier than it is.

It’s not as simple as you’re an addict, here is a rehab, there is your recovery.

There are a few more aspects that need to be considered if you want to achieve your end goal, a life of sobriety.

Make sure your Rehab Centre in SA understands Addiction

Addiction is a primary disease with the associated factorial relationships: genetic, bio-physiological and environmental.

Our holistic approach to addiction enables us to address each influencing factor, helping you seek relief and recovery by improving the health of your mind, body and spirit.

I Whoonga where it came from?

Whoonga, also known as Nyaope, is the ‘new’ relentless drug tearing apart the lives of South Africans.

Initially found in the impoverished townships of Durban, Whoonga has filtered through South Africa leaving a trail of destruction behind it.

MUST WATCH VIDEO: Whoonga Addiction in South Africa

Our Vision & Mission for 2016 - Rehab South Africa

This year our vision is routed in love, justice and trust, a respect for the dignity of life and a spirit of building hope together.

At Step Away Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Centre, we are partners with people, especially the vulnerable who are stranded in the grips of alcoholism and drug addiction.

 

Reach Out and Stay Sober this Season

The festive season is generally filled with laughter and cheer and all things festive.

That usually means late nights, long days and an influx of parties and events that you have to attend.

For the average Joe this time of the year is much anticipated but for many of us this time of year is not such a joyful experience.

Make the right decision, help your loved one - Damaging effects of alcohol abuse on your brain

We aim to help inform people about the dangers of alcohol abuse, knowing just some of the risks associated with long-term alcohol abuse may help you help yourself or could save the life of a loved one.

Addressing alcoholism can be a sensitive subject, most people drink and many of them enjoy a few too many drinks every now and again.

It's difficult to define an alcoholic, as many of them are functioning and appear to be coping with everyday life duties and struggles.

Tripping may trigger a complete nervous breakdown

The human brain is extremely complex; because it is so delicate and fragile the slightest variation in chemical levels, process or structure has the potential to completely rearrange an individual’s persona, mental reasoning and understanding and in essence cause psychotic behaviour or episodes.

Lysergic Acid Diethylamide commonly known as LSD or acid is a psychedelic drug. This illegal substance, although non-addictive and found to cause no harm to the brain, can lead to acute psychotic reactions such as anxiety, paranoia and delusions.

Through the eyes of an addict - making life most difficult

“Addiction is a primary, chronic disease of brain reward, motivation, memory and related circuitry. Dysfunction in these circuits leads to characteristic biological, psychological, social and spiritual manifestations. This is reflected in an individual pathologically pursuing reward and/or relief by substance use and other behaviours.” – American Society of Addiction Medicine Board, April 19, 2011.

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