Causal Factors

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Causal factors are conditions or aspects that can contribute to the result of addiction in an individual. Causal factors can vary greatly from person to person, as addiction is a complex issue with multiple potential underlying causes. Factors can include genetic predisposition, environmental influences, psychological and emotional factors, and social contexts. By identifying and addressing these factors, the addiction recovery community aims to provide comprehensive support to individuals seeking treatment.

Historically, addiction has often been viewed as a purely moral failing or lack of willpower. However, research and advancements in understanding addiction have shifted this perspective, recognising the biological, psychological, and social dimensions of the disease. This understanding has led to a greater emphasis on addressing the causal factors that contribute to addiction within the addiction recovery community.

Within addiction treatment, professionals seek to identify the root causes of an individual’s substance abuse, rather than solely focusing on the addiction itself. By examining these causal factors, treatment can address the underlying issues that contribute to addictive behaviors, increasing the chances of successful recovery.

It is key to note that causal factors can be unique to each individual. Some individuals may have a genetic predisposition to addiction, while others may have experienced trauma or difficult life circumstances that influenced their substance abuse. By considering the individual context of each person seeking treatment, addiction recovery professionals can provide personalised care and support.

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    Founded in 2008, WeDoRecover has evolved from an advisory service for addiction treatment into a comprehensive provider of care, following its 2019 merger with Changes Addiction Rehab in Johannesburg. Specializing in connecting patients to top-tier addiction treatment centers in the UK, South Africa, and Thailand, WeDoRecover supports individuals globally, including those from the United Arab Emirates and Europe. Accepting both South African medical aid and international health insurance, the organization facilitates access to high-quality treatment for substance and alcohol use disorders, offering individualized care that addresses the physical, mental, and social needs of patients.

    Our team, led by Gareth Carter, offers empathetic and professional support, guiding you through every step of the treatment process. Whether you're in South Africa or abroad, our acceptance of various insurance plans makes quality care accessible, providing a platform for lasting recovery and a healthier future.

    Inpatient Rehab

    Our rehab care is a good option if you are at risk of experiencing strong withdrawal symptoms when you try stop a substance. This rehab option would also be recommended if you have experienced recurrent relapses or if you have tried a less-intensive treatment without success.


    If you're committed to your sobriety but cannot take a break from your daily duties for an inpatient program. Outpatient rehab treatment might suit you well if you are looking for a less restricted format for addiction treatment or simply need help with mental health.


    Therapy can be good step towards healing and self-discovery. If you need support without disrupting your routine, therapy offers a flexible solution for anyone wishing to enhance their mental well-being or work through personal issues in a supportive, confidential environment.

    Mental Health

    Are you having persistent feelings of being swamped, sad or have sudden surges of anger or intense emotional outbursts? These are warning signs of unresolved trauma mental health. A simple assesment by a mental health expert could provide valuable insights into your recovery.

    Finding the right rehab close to you is simple with WeDoRecover. Our network includes the finest rehab centers, ensuring personalised, quality care for your recovery needs. Let Gareth Carter and our empathetic team help guide you to a center that feels right for you, offering expert care and support. Start your healing today by choosing a rehab that's not just close to you, but also that truly cares about your loved ones recovery.

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