Long-Term Effects

We Do Recover

Long-term-effects can be defined as the continual effects and symptoms that an individual faces due to long use of a drug. The lasting consequences that addiction can have on your health and overall well-being causing damage your physical health, including vital organs like the liver, heart, and brain. It can also weaken your immune system, making you more susceptible to illnesses or infections. The long-term effects of addiction also extend to mental health issues such as anxiety, depression, and even cognitive impairment.

It is key to note that the impact of addiction is not limited to just the individual struggling with substance abuse. Addiction can strain relationships, destroy trust, and create financial hardships for both the addicted person and their loved ones and ultimately fall into the long term effects.

Addiction treatment centers aim to address these long-term effects by providing a comprehensive approach to recovery. Through detoxification, therapy, support groups, and various treatment modalities, these programs help individuals and families heal mentally, physically, and emotionally.

Over the years, the addiction recovery community has recognized the importance of a holistic and individualized approach to treatment. Instead of viewing addiction as a moral failing, it is now understood as a medical condition that requires ongoing management and support. By adopting this perspective, the community has been able to develop more effective strategies for long-term recovery.

    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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