Organic Solvents

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Organic solvents, including substances like petrol, thinners, and glue, are common in household and industrial products such as paint thinners, glues, cleaning agents, and varnishes. Inhaling or ingesting these solvents allows them to rapidly enter the bloodstream, affecting the central nervous system and resulting in euphoria, excitement, sedation, delusions, and visual and auditory hallucinations. Frequent use can lead to slurred speech, ataxia, intoxication, impaired judgment, and various acute and chronic toxic effects. Prolonged exposure can also result in addiction.

Known as solvent abuse, the intentional inhalation or consumption of these substances for their psychoactive effects can cause severe health issues. This includes long-term damage to organs like the liver, lungs, and kidneys, as well as irreversible brain damage that can impair cognitive functions and lead to memory loss and psychiatric disorders.

The addictive properties of organic solvents make it difficult to cease usage without professional intervention. Addiction treatment programs provide necessary support for individuals struggling with solvent abuse. In rehab centers, a combination of detoxification, counselling, therapy, and support groups is offered in a safe and supportive environment, addressing both the physical and psychological aspects of addiction to aid recovery.

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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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