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Another Christmas with Our Addict

This Christmas many families will have untreated addicts attending the family gathering and everyone will do their best to pretend everything is ok. The normal questions like “what have you been up to?” and “how’s work going?” will be avoided. Everybody will try and get through the day without upsetting each other and have a [...]

December 19th, 2016|Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction, Life|1 Comment

Staying Sober for Christmas (You Must be Having a Laugh)

The halls are being decked with boughs of holly, the goose is getting fat and presents are being bought and bundled away in preparation for the Christmas tree. It is a time of joy, connecting with your loved ones and remembering all the fantastic things that have happened in the last 12 months: a time [...]

December 14th, 2016|Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Life|0 Comments

Addiction and Alcoholism

Addiction and alcoholism are chronic, progressive diseases of the brain characterised by warped thinking and outrageous obsession and compulsion that result in insanity, incarceration and ultimately death.  Now obviously, as with any life threatening illness, this has consequences for the wives, husbands, children, brothers, sisters, mothers and fathers of the addict because nothing happens in [...]

December 14th, 2016|Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction|0 Comments

Addiction Awareness Dual Diagnosis

As part of our Addiction Awareness Campaign we are attempting to increase understanding around a very common yet often misunderstood issue in our community. The term dual diagnosis refers to an individual suffering from both a mental illness and a substance dependence problem simultaneously. Dual diagnosis is usually deep rooted and complex making it difficult [...]

August 9th, 2016|Addiction, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Addiction, Health|0 Comments

Hader Family Week

FAST TRACK WITH YOUR FAMILY'S RECOVERY TODAY!Everyone in a family is affected by addiction.Family week provides a proven and effective process where the past can be released and the future re-imagined.Learn healthy boundaries, learn about the psychology of addiction, gain new communication skills and create a new and forgiving future. Family week is a program [...]

The Hader Clinic: Recovery Documentary

** UPDATE 14/7/2016 ** We are please to say that we have filled our short list of participants for a documentary about addiction and recovery and we look forward to seeing the finished product later this year.

Ice Information Night

Earlier this year, The Hader Clinic hosted a free to attend Information Night for Friends and Family of people suffering from Ice Addiction. The night was hugely successful in equipping people with the knowledge necessary for dealing with circumstances surrounding their loved ones and Ice use. Due to significant demand we will be holding another [...]