We Do Recover

A solution in addiction recovery refers to finding effective strategies and techniques to overcome substance abuse issues and achieve long-term sobriety. It involves positive lifestyle changes and engagement in treatments that address both the physical and psychological aspects of addiction. The goal is to provide individuals with the necessary tools for a sober lifestyle. Personalized treatment plans are crucial, as solutions may vary for each individual.

In recovery, identifying and admitting the problem is the first step, followed by reflection on the addiction’s impact and seeking professional support. Treatment options often include therapy, support groups, and medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Identifying personal triggers and changing one’s environment are key strategies to support recovery. Exercise and accepting the past are also important for overall well-being and dealing with emotions. Recovery is a continuous journey, requiring time, motivation, and support, but its benefits far outweigh the risks of continued substance use.

Tackling addiction includes prevention through legislation and law enforcement and treating addiction. Despite historical views of addiction as a moral failing, it’s now recognized as a medical condition requiring comprehensive treatment. Solutions involve counselling, therapy, support groups, and medication-assisted treatment, tailored to individual needs.

Addiction develops in stages, from experimentation to full dependency, with each stage making escape without treatment more difficult, particularly for opioids and benzodiazepines. Barriers to seeking help include stigma, fear of withdrawal, and cost. Treatment success rates are generally low, especially for opioids.

The social model of addiction treatment emphasizes peer support and community, important for long-term sobriety. It promotes attitude changes, establishing strong support systems, and learning new behaviors. However, finding effective solutions for addiction, especially for opioids, remains challenging. A comprehensive approach, including professional treatment, peer support, and changes in personal environment, is often necessary for successful 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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