Houghton Houses Newly Renovated Dual Diagnosis Unit.

Houghton Houses Newly Renovated Dual Diagnosis Unit.

Imagine a place where hope and healing intertwine, where the battle against addiction finds its strongest ally. Welcome to our extraordinary dual-diagnosis unit and rehabilitation center. Here, addiction treatment transcends ordinary boundaries, offering a sophisticated and integrated approach that touches every aspect of recovery. Our commitment to your well-being is unwavering, as we’re licensed to

Money can't buy you Happiness Exploring the Intricate Dance between Wealth and Addiction

Money can’t buy you Happiness

Exploring the Intricate Dance between Wealth and Addiction The familiar phrase “money can’t buy you happiness” holds weight, but can it inadvertently purchase a ticket to addiction? It’s tempting to assume that wealth creates happiness and acts as a shield against the trials that afflict those with fewer means, like substance misuse and psychological turmoil.

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High Functioning Depression

The signs and symptoms of high functioning depression

Also known as persistent depressive disorder, are comparable to those of major depression, however, they are less severe. Changes in sleeping and eating patterns, as well as weariness, despondency, difficulty concentrating, and low self-esteem, are all symptoms. A person with high functioning depression faces challenges practically every day and is constantly depressed. People with this persistent depressive condition, for the most part, function normally.

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Hindu and Muslim Innovative Perspective on Addiction

Addiction affects individuals from all religions, races, cultures and ethnicities

by Sanam Naran – Counselling Psychologist
The concept of addiction has been largely studied and conceptualized from a physiological and psychological standpoint. However, there is little knowledge around religious understandings of addiction. As we know, addiction does not discriminate and affects individuals from all religions, races, cultures and ethnicities. Today we delve into the understandings of addiction from  Hindu and Muslim Perspectives on Addiction.

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Behavioral Addiction – How do people change?

Can an individual’s resistance to change hamper their recovery?

Is resistance normal?

by Sanam Naran – Counselling Psychologist

You may be asking yourself some of these questions about Behavioral Addiction, either for yourself or a loved one struggling with addiction. Addiction can ruin lives and have a detrimental effect on all those involved.

Through addiction, one may lose their job, their marriage, their family, their health, their assets and their dignity and self-respect, amongst other things.

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12 STEPS A PRACTICAL INTERPRETATION

12 Steps Recovery from addiction has been described as a ‘voluntarily maintained lifestyle characterised by sobriety, personal health and citizenship’


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While in the right setting, such as a 12 steps rehabilitation clinic, many addicts have little trouble stopping drinking or using drugs, most, if not all, find maintaining sobriety, especially after reintegration back into society and return to normal life, much more difficult.
For the majority, without the long-term support and constant vigilance to curtail impulsive behaviour, it is impossible. In some addicts, incentive salience driven by changes in the limbic brain presents a lifelong vulnerability to relapse.

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