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Methadone is an artificial pain killing drug that is used in the treatment of heroin abuse. As a synthetic opioid that was first synthesized in the late 1930s. It was initially used as a pain medication but later gained popularity as a treatment for opioid addiction. The medication works by binding to the same receptors in the brain that are affected by opioids. This helps alleviate withdrawal symptoms and reduces drug cravings, making it easier for individuals to stop using opioids.

Methadone is typically administered once a day in liquid form. It can be taken in a controlled setting, such as a clinic, or dispensed through a special program that allows individuals to take it at home. The dosage is carefully tailored to each person’s needs, gradually decreasing over time as their recovery progresses.

One of the benefits of Methadone is its long-lasting effects. A single dose can help manage opioid withdrawal symptoms for up to 24 to 36 hours. This reduces the need for frequent dosing, allowing individuals to focus on their recovery without being consumed by withdrawal discomfort.

It’s important to note that Methadone is not a cure for addiction. Instead, it is used as part of a comprehensive treatment plan that may include counselling, therapy, and support groups. This combination of treatment modalities helps address the physical, psychological, and social aspects of addiction, increasing the chances of long-term recovery success.

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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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