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10 ways to stay sober during the holidays

Who said The Holidays were all fun and games? We’re guessing it wasn’t someone in recovery struggling to remain free from their drugs of addiction. Family, food, presents, work, community events, and in some cases, travel can all add up to a huge amount of stress for anyone. Factor in an ongoing issue with drugs and alcohol and a history of turning to substances in order to manage stressful situations, […]

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Enabling is not helping !

How many of us have asked ourselves: “If I stopped helping my addicted loved one, what would happen to them? Would they fall apart, would they starve or, even worse, overdose?” If you question whether your help is really hurting an addict, this article may help you understand more regarding enabling and addiction. We review enabling behaviors and how to end them here. Then, we invite your questions or […]

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How to Choose a Rehab in South Africa?

What makes Bethesda more than just a rehab? Bethesda as an addiction rehabilitation centre is right up there with the best treatment centres in the country. The setting being Plettenberg Bay South Africa doesn’t take away from its appeal. Tucked away on the border of the Eastern Cape lies this quaint but spectacular town. Bethesda Addiction Rehabilitation Center has been running for over 10 years and has been leading the […]

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Identify Signs of Codependency

Questionnaire to Identify Signs of Codependency This condition appears to run in different degrees, whereby the intensity of symptoms are on a spectrum of severity, as opposed to an all or nothing scale. Please note that only a qualified professional can make a diagnosis of codependency; not everyone experiencing these symptoms suffers from codependency. 1. Do you keep quiet to avoid arguments? 2. Are you always worried about others’ opinions […]

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Relationship Conflict Management for Early Recovery

  By Colin Garnett It appears to be internationally accepted counsel for new-comers into recovery out of an addiction, not to get involved in emotional and romantic relationships for a period of up to two years. The reasoning behind this suggested discipline lies in the hope that as you come into recovery you will start to change as a person, so in two years’ time, if you have joined a […]

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Cocaine Addiction

Is Cocaine Addictive? Dependency.net produced the following information as a guide to identification of a Cocaine Addiction: Cocaine is one of the most abused drugs in America, according to an eMedicine Health website article.Is cocaine addictive? Despite popular opinion to the contrary, yes, cocaine is highly addictive. While it may not cause the same kind of physical withdrawal symptoms as other drugs, it has powerful psychological addictive qualities. Cocaine has a […]

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About Us

Bethesda Retreat – Residential Sobriety The Bethesda Addiction Treatment Centre has closed after 16 years of amazing service to addicts and their loved ones both locally and internationally. We have reopened as “Bethesda Retreat – Residential Sobriety“. A safe, warm, and empathetic place for people in early recovery to practice and exercise their new way of life. We understand that Covid-19 has had a huge impact on the recovery community […]

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Maintaining Recovery in early recovery May 13 2016| Colin Garnett| 0 comments | Category : Family Help & Advice If you want to maintain recovery and keep running strong, you need to take the same approach a mechanic would take when tuning up a car. But what should you do in order to maintain your recovery successfully? How can you react to the little signs of risk when they appear, […]

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