Interpersonal Relationships

Interpersonal relationships refer to the creating and maintenance of social interactions between one individual and other individuals. This term refers to the way you interact and connect with others, such as family members, friends, and fellow individuals in recovery.

The importance of interpersonal relationships in addiction treatment can be traced back to the very beginnings of the recovery community. In the mid-20th century, the concept of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) emerged, emphasising the power of mutual support among individuals struggling with addiction. Since then, various types of addiction recovery programs have recognized the instrumental role that healthy relationships play in maintaining sobriety.

In the context of addiction treatment, developing and nurturing healthy interpersonal relationships are important for various reasons. Firstly, having a support network of understanding and caring individuals can provide you with the encouragement and strength needed to overcome challenges. Family involvement in therapy, for instance, has been proven effective in preventing relapse.

Moreover, interpersonal relationships can help you build trust and honesty, which are essential in recovery. By connecting with others who have experienced similar struggles, you can share your thoughts and emotions without fear of judgment. This openness can create personal growth and help you develop a strong sense of self.

Improving your interpersonal relationships often involves learning effective communication skills. In addiction treatment, you will have the opportunity to work on expressing your needs and emotions clearly and respectfully. Understanding healthy boundaries and learning to assert yourself can strengthen your relationships and prevent potential relapse triggers.

It’s important to remember that interpersonal relationships extend beyond your time in rehab or treatment. These connections are lifelong and can provide ongoing support throughout your recovery process. By investing in these relationships and creating empathy and understanding, you can continue to thrive in your sobriety.

    Addiction and Mental Health

    Treatment Services

    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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