E-Hab Blog

  • Compliance VS Surrender

    THERE ARE A FEW WAYS WE CAN TALK ABOUT THE BATTLE OF COMPLIANCE VERSUS SURRENDER. THE FIRST PART RELATES TO CLIENTS IN TREATMENT. Some people be...
  • Managing Heroin Withdrawal - What You Can Expect

    The first steps on the long road to recovery are the hardest to take; you’ve committed to rehabilitation, and it’s time to stop using heroin. But ...
  • The Battle Against Tik & Addiction - How Addictive is Tik Really?

    All drugs are addictive by nature, but some are certainly more addictive than others. And while all forms of substance addiction should be avoided...
  • How To Help Someone Going Through Depression

    Depression is a debilitating mental illness, one that doesn’t receive nearly as much attention as it should, especially here in South Africa. When...
  • How To Deal With Anxiety Without Turning To Drugs

    Drug addiction triggers uncontrollable behaviours that person becomes unable to control their abuse of medications, cigarettes, alcohol or grubs w...
  • Relationships and Managing Expectations in Early Recovery

    So often we hear people saying “But why don’t they trust me? I’ve been clean for a few months now, I’ve done 3 months of rehab, surely, they shoul...
  • Recovery Isn't Just About Stopping The Using

    Many people come into treatment and think this is recovery, if I could just stop using/drinking/acting out my life would be fine, it would go back...
  • The Effects Cocaine Has On The Body

    How does Cocaine Affect the Body To really understand the gravity of cocaine addiction, we have to get real about its effects on the body. All dru...
  • This Is Your Brain On Neuroscience

    By Zachary Siegel 07/05/15 Addiction science and neuroscience will make your head spin. It’s not brain surgery Shutterstock It’s the age ...
  • The Opposite of Addiction is Not Sobriety

    Johann Hari, author of the New York Times best-selling book “Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs,” has been exploring ...
  • Letting Go

    The word surrender to most people means to lose, to throw up a white flag, to admit defeat. In recovery the amount of freedom through the surrende...
  • Detoxification From Substance Addiction

    Often and quite rightly so the detox part of treatment for someone addicted to a substance is the most worrying and difficult to successfully over...