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A Day in the Life at CMHC: An Inside Look at Rehabilitation

A view from a balcony at CMHC

When people think of rehabilitation centres, they often imagine a sterile environment filled with rigid routines and endless therapy sessions. However, the experience could be no more different from that at Connection Mental Health Care.

Gambling Addiction: Understanding the Impact

A casino table

Gambling addictions often fly under the radar compared to other forms of addiction. That’s because many people assume that rehab is only for people addicted to drugs and alcohol, but all types of addiction impact our brains.

Addiction Treatment: How CMHC Meets Individual Needs

treatment for addiction counselling

At Connection Mental Healthcare (CMHC), we understand that the path to recovery is deeply personal, and each individual’s journey is unique. From the moment you enter our doors, we welcome you into a caring environment specifically designed to address your unique needs and provide a tailored pathway to a healthier life.

From Prescription to Addiction: What You Need to Know

Prescription medication

Prescription medications have helped many of us – they provide relief from pain, anxiety, and various mental health disorders to name a few. And let’s be honest: prescription medications are part of modern healthcare. But it is key to remember that just because a doctor has prescribed a medication doesn’t mean it can’t be misused.

The Role of Boundaries in Addiction Recovery

A fence symbolising boundaries in addiction

We often underestimate the importance of boundaries in addiction recovery. Our recovery journey is filled with challenges, but we can make the path a lot easier by setting boundaries. Boundaries are simply principles that will guide our interactions, protect our personal space, and help us regain our self-respect. 

Decoding Cannabis Addiction: Understanding the Basics

Cannabis addiction

In recent years we have seen a shift when it comes to thoughts and perceptions around cannabis. What was once considered an illegal substance is now considered a “soft’ drug and has gained popularity in both medicinal and recreational use. Now, it is widely accepted, often thought of as “cool”, and there are misconceptions that it is completely harmless. 

Cocaine Addiction: Uncovering the Truth

We are fortunate that the discussion around substance abuse and addiction is more open than ever before. However, the shadows of misunderstanding and stigma still linger. For those caught in the cycle of cocaine addiction, the battle is often a hidden struggle.

Alcohol Addiction: Understanding Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Alcohol Addiction: Signs and symptoms

In a world that often feels overwhelming, many people turn to alcohol as a coping mechanism. It is an easy way to relax and escape the stress of daily life. However, what begins as occasional drinking can sometimes spiral into alcohol addiction.

South Africa’s Top Rehab: Connection Mental Health Care

South Africa's Top Rehab - Connection Mental Health Care

In the journey to overcome addiction, at Connection Mental Health Care we understand the challenges that lie ahead. It’s a path filled with hurdles, but it’s also a path filled with hope. Taking that first step and seeking help can make all the difference. We’re here to help you take back control of your life.

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