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  • Exploring the Psychedelic Therapy, Triumphs, and TrapsExploring the Psychedelic Therapy, Triumphs, and Traps
    The exploration of psychedelic drugs as therapeutic tools marks a significant shift in the landscape of mental health treatment. These substances, long associated with cultural and recreational contexts, are now emerging as potential agents of profound psychological change. This evolution in perception and application of psychedelics, including psilocybin, LSD, and… Read more »
  • E-cigarettes: Gateway to Smoking or Road to Recovery?E-cigarettes: Gateway to Smoking or Road to Recovery?
    As a group therapy facilitator in a recovery center, you’ve seen firsthand the struggle individuals face when dealing with addiction. E-cigarettes have emerged as a controversial topic in the recovery community, and you may be wondering: are they a gateway to smoking or a path to recovery? In the global… Read more »
  • ‘Dopamine Fasting’: Silicon Valley’s Misguided Answer to Addiction‘Dopamine Fasting’: Silicon Valley’s Misguided Answer to Addiction
    ‘Dopamine Fasting’ is the newest fad to come out of Silicon Valley. Experts in technology there say it can help people overcome their dependence on digital devices, which is a problem all throughout the world and right here in South Africa. By avoiding activities that stimulate dopamine, the neurotransmitter responsible… Read more »
  • Cultivating Self-Compassion Through Positive Self-TalkCultivating Self-Compassion Through Positive Self-Talk
    Cultivating a self-compassionate attitude through positive self-talk is a game-changer in the lifelong voyage of addiction recovery. The way you talk to yourself has a significant impact on your health, resiliency, and overall recovery. Let’s examine the compelling case for adopting self-compassion and positive self-talk, as well as how these… Read more »
  • The Power of Self-Compassion in Opiate Addiction RecoveryThe Power of Self-Compassion in Opiate Addiction Recovery
    Acknowledging the stranglehold of opiate addiction can be one of the most daunting steps you’ll ever take. But understanding that addiction isn’t a disease, but a symptom – a reaction to distressing circumstances or environments – is a crucial step toward healing. Pioneering work by John F. Kelly, Ph.D., underscores… Read more »
  • Addressing Co-occurring Disorders in Cannabis Addiction TherapyAddressing Co-occurring Disorders in Cannabis Addiction Therapy
    As cannabis use becomes more prevalent, it is essential to address the complex interplay between addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. In Johannesburg, where the use of cannabis is both culturally and socially ingrained, it is crucial to approach addiction therapy with a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges faced… Read more »
  • “Rehabs Are For White People”“Rehabs Are For White People”
    With its diverse racial and ethnic groups, South Africa provides a unique context for the study of mental health and addiction. Apartheid’s legacy, as well as socioeconomic disparities, have greatly influenced the mental health landscape, resulting in distinct experiences for different racial communities. This article will investigate these racial disparities… Read more »
  • Navigating Teletherapy and Remote Addiction Treatment: In-Depth Answers to Your QuestionsNavigating Teletherapy and Remote Addiction Treatment: In-Depth Answers to Your Questions
    Are you feeling overwhelmed by the challenges of finding addiction treatment options for your loved one? In today’s digital age, teletherapy and remote addiction treatment options have emerged as viable alternatives to traditional in-person therapy. These innovative approaches offer convenience, accessibility, and flexibility, while still providing effective support and care.… Read more »
  • Journaling As A Method For Fostering Positive Self-talk During Addiction RecoveryJournaling As A Method For Fostering Positive Self-talk During Addiction Recovery
    In the journey of addiction recovery, finding effective strategies to foster positive self-talk and cultivate a healthy mindset is crucial. One such method that can aid in this process is journaling. You can share your ideas, feelings, and experiences pertaining to your recovery path in a safe and confidential setting… Read more »
  • Restoring Self-esteem In Prescription Drug Addiction Therapy: Rebuilding A Positive Self-imageRestoring Self-esteem In Prescription Drug Addiction Therapy: Rebuilding A Positive Self-image
    As you walk towards recovery from prescription drug addiction, it’s crucial to address not only the physical aspects of your addiction but also the emotional and psychological toll it has taken on your self-esteem. Prescription drug addiction can strip away your confidence, leaving you feeling helpless and disconnected from your… Read more »

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