Our Inspiration

Inspiration Finding new ways to express our worth Addiction is a spiritual disease that attacks the addict on every level. Clients are therefore encouraged to become involved in various other activities and explore other interests in order to…

Reintegration

Finding your way The aim of SHARP is to give clients the necessary skills to live happy and productive lives in the community. In order to facilitate the transition from institution to normal living, clients are allowed to leave the Centre…

Wellbeing

The importance of relaxation and exercise Long-term addiction affects physical health, fitness and general wellbeing, so physical activity and wellbeing exercises are another key focus of the SHARP programme. A thirty minute exercise period…

Staying in Touch

Sustaining the change and maintaining our recovery To maintain a lasting and meaningful recovery it is essential that clients attend an aftercare programme. Once clients return to their home environment it can be very challenging to sustain…

Family Matters

Taking recovery to the rest of the family SHARP Treatment Centre recognises addiction as a family or systems disease and every effort is made to include the family in treatment. Counsellors will provide families with weekly updates and families…

Workshops

Learning more about ourselves and our recovery It is essential to have an in-depth understanding of the process of addiction as well as the process of recovery in order to maintain recovery. Clients attend a morning lecture every day and three…

Group Therapy

Compassion and empathy in an environment of respect and acceptance Group therapy is widely recognised as a successful method of therapy wherein clients can share their addictions, allowing them to better deal with them. Group therapy takes place…

Philosophy

The SHARP Treatment Centre is based on the Minnesota Model of treatment and uses the 12 Step programme of Alcoholics and Narcotics Anonymous as its foundation. The emphasis is on the development of responsibility and self-awareness and clients…