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Nonopioids are drugs that do not contain opioid compounds and do not activate the opioid receptors in your brain. These receptors are typically targeted by opioids to produce pain relief and, in some cases, euphoria, which can lead to addiction. The history of nonopioids is rooted in the quest for pain relief without the addictive potential associated with opioids. Substances like aspirin and various anti-inflammatory medications fall under this category. These drugs work by reducing inflammation and blocking pain signals in your body, offering a safer alternative to opioids for managing pain.

A key characteristic of nonopioids is their accessibility. Unlike opioid medications, which require a prescription due to their potential for abuse and dependence, nonopioids can usually be purchased over the counter. This easy availability reflects their lower risk of addiction and abuse, making them a first line of defense against everyday pains and aches.

While nonopioids are safer in terms of addiction risk, they are not without their own side effects and potential risks, especially when used inappropriately or in excessive amounts. For instance, overuse of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can lead to gastrointestinal issues or kidney problems.

Nonopioid treatments may include alternative therapies such as counselling, support groups, and holistic approaches like acupuncture or meditation. These therapies aim to address the underlying causes of addiction and provide individuals with coping mechanisms to manage cravings and avoid relapse.

    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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