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For Myself

Drinking or drug use affecting your life? Can’t seem to stop? No matter how bad things are there is always hope. In our experience recovery from drinking and drug abuse is always possible.
A friend in addiction and recovery

A Loved One

Houghton House knows how difficult it is to watch a loved one engage in the self-destructive, harmful behaviors resulting from substance abuse. However, there is significant hope, even for reluctant loved ones.
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A Staff Member

Substance abuse is increasingly presenting as an issue to be dealt with in the workplace. If you know of someone at work who is struggling with alcoholism or addiction we can provide you with information or assist you with an intervention.

Houghton House Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation Center

Podcast from Drug Addiction Recovery & Rehabilitation interview with Dan Wolf  10 July 2017 Classic Lifestyle with Dan Wolf on Teenage Addiction – The Signs of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation

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Since 1995 Houghton House Group has offered high-quality Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation in South Africa. With specialist treatment for those suffering with alcoholism and or drug dependency. We are the leading treatment center authority in drugs and alcohol as well as substance abuse treatment. Beating and providing Drug Addiction Recovery in South Africa.

With over 22 years of experience, the Houghton House Group has embraced the multi-disciplinary Minnesota Model of treatment. This provides a high success rate of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation.

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At its core, the Minnesota Model has evolved to become a holistic treatment model. It deals with substance abuse treatment. This combines the expertise of medical and therapeutic professionals. The Counsellors have hands on experience with the twelve steps, addiction treatment, dependency and recovery processes and techniques. In our experience, the odds of recovery are greatest when all approaches are considered and corectly combined. Medical and psychiatric care covers the dual diagnosis of any other psychiatric conditions that often accompany alcoholism and drug addiction. For example, depression or other anxiety disorders. Trained counsellors that have gone through the experience of moving from active substance abuse to recovery are able to personally relate to the patient’s challenges. They also provide living proof of the new life that can be achieved in recovery.

Our programme has been refined and shaped to manage a wide variety of patients in terms of demographics and diagnoses.

We offer a full spectrum of care for individuals from all walks of life. Including substance abuse evaluations, educational services, outpatient treatment, residential care, halfway house accommodation, relapse prevention and recovery support, encompassing long-term treatment. Based on the understanding that addiction is not a moral failing. It is a recognised and diagnosable disease. Houghton House offers substance abuse and addiction and alcohol treatment programme phases that address the different stages of addiction that the individual may be in.

The experienced multi-disciplinary team of experts at Houghton House Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery & Rehabilitation. Include doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, certified addiction counselors, nurses and other medical professionals. Treatment options we offer include access to recovery and behavioral therapy for dual-diagnosis patients. More often than not, addiction occurs with other pre-existing psychological issues, such as anxiety and/or depression. Houghton House provides a clinically integrated approach that addresses these underlying issues. A sustainable recovery depends on the treatment of the co-occurring disorder along with the addiction.

Best drug rehab center in Johannesburg, Gauteng South Africa

Based in Gauteng, South Africa, Houghton House has become a treatment centre destination for individuals seeking a Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation center, treatment programmes, disorders treatment, drugs and alcohol abuse treatment in South Africa to be comparatively inexpensive when weighed against their counterpart Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery and Rehabilitation centres in those regions.

Please call to find out how we can help you or a loved one

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079 7707532 (local) +27 79 7707532 (international)
Office hours: 011 787 9142 (local) +27 11 787 9142 (international)

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