June 28, 2019

As an addict in recovery, you may not expect to actually grieve for your addiction – but you likely will. And you will be grieving for more than just the drug and the lifestyle it came with. Know what to expect, so you can be better prepared.

Grief is not usually associ...

June 27, 2019

Although every addict is different in some way or another, all addicts have two things in common. The first is that they have an addiction, and the second is that in almost all cases they developed the addiction because they were struggling with some sort of problem in...

June 26, 2019

Recent research into the treatment of addiction points to the fact that as addiction is a disease that affects the whole family, the whole family should be included in treatment. The success of family programmes in addiction treatment is evidence of this.

Alcohol and dr...

June 25, 2019

Millions of underage teens around the world abuse alcohol and drugs each year. Make sure your teen isn’t one of them.

Back-to-school season is a flurry of activity for parents of adolescents and teenagers. Clothes, electronics, accessories, and signing up for extra clas...

June 24, 2019

Prescription drug abuse is so common, many people become addicted before they even realize they have a problem.  With its high potential for secrecy, habit-forming and overdose, it is essential to nip pill addiction in the bud – here are its warning signs.

  • How to kn...

June 22, 2019

You’re moving through your steps, talking to your counsellor and attending meetings—but how much are you really taking care of you?

  • Relaxation is an essential component of a successful, sustainable recovery process. SHAFA HOME, Recovery from addiction isn’t easy, bu...

June 20, 2019

Recent research into the treatment of addiction points to the fact that as addiction is a disease that affects the whole family, the whole family should be included in treatment. The success of family programmes in addiction treatment is evidence of this.

Alcohol and dr...