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Is legalising sale of alcohol in South Africa’s schools a good idea?

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Cape Town’s ANC has recently slammed the DA’s plans to sell alcohol within schools. South Africa’s DA (Democratic Alliance) the principle governing body, have pushed for a bill to be passed allowing alcohol to be sold in schools in Cape Town. They say that selling alcohol in schools will enable schools to benefit from hiring out halls and rooms for …

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Treatment Advisory Service

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Sober Services provide specialist recovery support and addiction treatment services, including Sober Companions and Sober Body-Guides. Both services are focused on maintaining complete abstinence from alcohol and drugs. Our Sober Companions treatment options are very flexible in order to fit around your specific recovery needs. Whether you have recently found recovery from an alcohol or drug addiction, completed a alcohol …

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7 essential things to look for in a Sober Companion

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When we meet with families, one of the questions we ask is “What is the very best possible outcome for your loved one?” The typical answer is something along the lines of “I want them to completely stop drinking / using drugs and to return to the loving member of our family that we remember from past”. So, with this …

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6 ways to convince an Alcoholic / Addict to accept help

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Over my professional career as an Addiction Consultant, I’ve talked with thousands of family members about their loved one, who more often than not doesn’t have the same desire to change their drinking or drugging habits as the rest of their family would prefer. This has meant that over the years and indeed generations, far too many people who genuinely …

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12 Step Meetings – uncovered

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There are few places in the world where you’ll find more honesty, vulnerability, courage, and mutual support than in a 12-Step Fellowship Group meeting. The 12 Step meetings are an extremely important resource of someone’s recovery for two reasons. First, they’re effective. Millions of people have recovered through them. Second, they’re free and available around most of the world in …

10 Suggestions for a Healthy Recovery

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I’ve been working One-On-One with a Gentleman with full blown addictions to drugs and alcohol recently and after my recent post titled “10 Suggestions For A Healthy Future” referencing how to beat an addictive compulsion when you’ve not crossed the line into addictive disease, he requested that I write a list for him. So, this is written for people in …

Robin Williams R.I.P.

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I awoke this morning to learn of the very sad passing of Robin Williams, apparently from suicide due to his depression. It was widely known that Robin Williams found recovery from his own addictions (cocaine and booze) after John Belushi’s tragic overdose, but perhaps less known that he had been struggling with relapse for the past 5 years, having checked …

Effective Ways to Carry out Alcohol Intervention

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Nobody in his right mind would love to see his or her loved one become an alcoholic without feeling very worried and very concerned. It may be true that alcoholism is not an easy condition to treat, but then, alcohol intervention also works wonders if the process is handled the right way. For a start, the word intervention means taking …