Open-Label Study

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In simple terms, an open-label study is a type of research method used to evaluate the effects and safety of a particular treatment approach. The distinguishing feature of an open-label study is that both the participants and the researchers know which treatment is being administered. This is in contrast to a double-blind study, where neither the participants nor the researchers know who is receiving the treatment or the placebo.

By using open-label studies, researchers can gather valuable data about the effectiveness of a treatment, as well as any potential side effects or risks. This information is fundamental for making informed decisions about addiction recovery approaches.

Open-label studies play a significant role in the history of addiction treatment. In the early days, there was limited scientific evidence to support the effectiveness of various interventions. However, as more studies were conducted, including open-label studies, researchers gained a better understanding of what works and what doesn’t when it comes to treating addiction.

While open-label studies provide valuable insights, it’s important to approach their findings with caution. The knowledge gained from these studies can help guide treatment decisions, but they may not conclusively prove the effectiveness of a particular intervention due to potential bias and limitations.

    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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