Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a type of therapy that has been proven to be effective in the treatment of substance use disorder. It is a type of cognitive-behavioral therapy that emphasizes mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. When used in a rehab clinic, DBT can provide a range of benefits to those […]
There is an overwhelming link between addiction and loneliness. From some, loneliness is a trigger for substance abuse and for most addicts it is often the result. You can define loneliness as anxiety, depression or sadness in relation to the feeling of being alone. Feeling lonely does not automatically relate to social isolation as one
You reached out for help and have made the decision to enter an inpatient programme. Which one though? Finding an addiction rehab that feels like a good fit can be challenging. One of the factors that may be important to you is location. For some, going away for treatment may seem like an extreme step.
Over a year into the Covid 19 pandemic, the emotional toll is starting to weigh heavy. The dramatic and supposedly short-lived changes to our daily habits and rhythms have now become omnipresent. There continues to be so much uncertainty and worry, and the long-term implications feel daunting. The result is unusually high and pervasive levels
Join Dr Samantha van Reenen (Clinical Psychologist) and Marcelle Wijnberg (Senior Social Worker) from Genesis Treatment Solutions in conversation with Mandy Mitchell. On 26 June 2021, on Facebook, they will shed some light on what addiction is and the impact it can have on families.
Anecdotally the relationship between anxiety and alcohol seems to have developed exponentially. The Lockdown has not just swept through our communities with all the destructive force of hurricane it is devastating communities. Recently, the COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated psychological distress in individuals as a result of social isolation, financial distress, and the unpredictability of the pandemic. It has