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How to intervene on a family member’s alcohol addiction

Helping you begin an intervention into alcoholism Drinking is at the core of Australian society. From knock-off work drinks, to celebrating the footy finals, it holds cultural significance in every facet of life. People use alcohol to medicate, as well. Stressful days melt away after the first sip of wine. But when these casual [...]

November 15th, 2019|Alcohol Abuse|0 Comments

Side effects of alcohol withdrawal and detox

What happens when you have a dependency on alcohol and you stop drinking? Alcohol addiction can take its toll on your mind and body, as well as your relationships with family and friends. It's important to understand that, after a certain point, the addiction renders you helpless and out of control. That's why it's [...]

October 28th, 2019|Addiction, Withdrawal|0 Comments

Debunking Common Myths About Drug Rehab Centres

Not interested in attending rehab, even though friends and family have suggested it? While you might have legitimate reasons for why drug rehabilitation isn’t suitable for you, you could be under a false impression of what it involves. Only you can decide whether to seek help, but if you’re doing it without all the [...]

November 12th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Drugs Are Not The Problem

THERE IS NOTHING WRONG WITH DRUGS. Drugs are not the root of all our problems and people often think that drug rehabs and treatment centres are anti-drugs. This is not strictly true and any rehab centre telling you that drugs are the problem should be avoided at all costs because they have no idea [...]

October 25th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments


GOLD STANDARD ADDICTION TREATMENT = 90 DAY RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT PROGRAM WHY 90 DAYS? The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) considers, based on research into the science of addiction that a minimum of 90 days’ residential treatment will have a significantly stronger outcome with reduced relapse rates compared with those who stay for shorter [...]

October 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

How Does Your Loved One Addiction Affects You

How does your loved one addiction affects you Addiction is like a black hole that sucks all those around into its orbit, this includes family, friends and colleagues. Helping someone battling an addiction as well as maintaining your own health and wellbeing can be very challenging. People using drugs are frustrating, irrational and often [...]

October 5th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

Can Meditation Help with Addiction Recovery

Why is meditation an effective part of an addiction treatment plan? The unassuming and ancient practice of meditation can be a powerful component to any addiction treatment plan. Getting clean is a messy business fraught with emotional and physical pain which needs to be dealt with a new and less destructive way. Meditation is [...]

September 13th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments

12 Survival Steps for the Families of Addicts

12 Survival Steps for the Families of Addicts  Helping a family member who is suffering from addiction to drugs or alcohol is nothing short of a minefield. There are cluster bombs of unmanageable emotions, both theirs and yours and an endless push and pull between right and wrong and fact and fiction. It’s pretty [...]

June 29th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments


ICE AND SEX: IT’S COMPLICATED Families and partners will often confide that their loved one is not only using ICE but that their sexual conduct has changed dramatically since they started using. The most common concerns are that of infidelity among partners and the addicted adult children of concerned family members turning to sex [...]

June 6th, 2018|Uncategorised|0 Comments