Development of Responsibility and Self Awareness

The development of responsibility and self-awareness is the cornerstone of recovery. "Responsibility" at first seems like a bit of a loaded word, to understand it better we can break up the word to say "response ability". So in this way we understand…

Classes and Activities

Dog Training & Puppy Socialisation For the first time in my life I have a puppy! She is a very excitable Doberman that goes by the name of Lucy. I often saw people dog training at the Atholl club grounds and eventually decided to try it…

Poems That could Save Your Life

Reflections Let me do my work each day; and if the darkened hours of despair overcome me, may I not forget the strength that comforted me in the desolation of other times. May I still remember the bright hours that found me walking over the…

Our Books

Books THE SELF-ESTEEM COMPANION, Matthew McKay (Review by Anastasia) This book gives you little exercises you can do to help build your self-esteem. For example there’s something called the ‘Five Finger Exercise’ which you can use on a…

Inspirational Movies

Movies TOUCHING THE VOID (Review by Nicolette) Would it be dramatic to say that a movie changed my life? I saw Touching the Void, a doci-movie, recently on M-net and it’s shifted my perspective in the most extraordinary way - it helped me…

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…