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What is recovery? Dr Michael Niss talks about recovery.

“The measure of recovery cannot be counting days of sobriety alone. It has to be more! “ Its recovery, recovery and more recovery – that is the central issue of most treatment facilities. Yet, the more I think about it, the more complex…
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Challenge and Change...The Chaos of Recovery!?!

One of the recurring themes in the recovery coaching work that I do is that people think that once they have undergone possible treatment and are now working their recovery, that life is going to be easy.  That everything is miraculously going…

Prof Peter Collins - Addiction Treatment - Still Hopeful

Prof Peter Collins -Addiction Treatment - Still Hopeful Appendix to Vol One: Sex and Violence Amongst British Toffs (1945-75) ADDICTION. My departure from England for South Africa (where I knew the drink would be cheap) seems as an appropriate…

Pay for Addiction Rehab with Bitcoins

Pay for Addiction Rehab with Bitcoins The world is changing so should Addiction treatment - SHARP Recovery Solutions offers substance abuse treatment and addiction recovery wellness programme that can now be paid for with BitCoins. Happy New…

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There's something that I really want to talk about today, and I fear that isn't going to win me a popularity contest in the world of recovery.  But sometimes it's important to speak up on issues that have such an impact on our lives and those…
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I love you, but I'm not like you...

Earlier this year a close family member told me that their spouse had voluntarily entered a six-week treatment program.  I'm always delighted for those who chose to pursue treatment and recovery, but it often raises some interesting questions…

Which Way to Recovery?

Recovery is scary; there is no doubt about that!  It takes time, perseverance and lots of work to stay clean and sober, especially in the first couple of months (and maybe even years) and there are moments when relapse seems like the easy option.…

Good to be an Addict...|sharp substance abuse treatment

If you want to get something done do it yourself. Recovery for me is about when I can channel my obsesive nature into something that is good and productive . for example I have spent on average 6k pm on seo markerters and promoters to get my…

Substance Abuse - Replacing One Addiction with Another

Substance abuse patterns will often temporarily, or permanently substitute other substances for their primary addictive drug. Such addicts and recovering addicts will always have a number of excuses for their actions and may in some instances…

A Therapeutic Process - The Rehab Treatment Centre

During my stay at SHARP rehab Treatment Centre, the therapeutic process, combined with the assistance of counsellors and the medical staff at the rehab johannesburg, made my transition into recovery bearable. To sustain it is the hardest part,…