We Do Recover

The concept of ‘Stop’ has been pivotal in addiction treatment throughout history, evolving from a simplistic notion of willpower to a more nuanced understanding of addiction’s complexities. Recognising that addiction isn’t just about choice, but involves genetic, environmental, and mental health factors, modern approaches emphasize a comprehensive plan to tackle the addiction.

To effectively combat addiction, it’s advised to follow these steps:

  1. Set a Quit Date: Choose a date with personal significance to commence your journey to sobriety.
  2. Change Your Environment: Eliminate triggers associated with your addiction from your surroundings. This includes distancing yourself from influences that encourage addictive behavior.
  3. Find Distracting Activities: Develop alternative actions to counter cravings, such as walking or talking to someone, and be prepared for situations that might trigger your addiction.
  4. Reflect on Previous Attempts: Analyze what has worked in the past and what hasn’t, adapting your approach to avoid past pitfalls.
  5. Develop a Support Network: Lean on friends, family, and possibly a healthcare provider for support. Clearly communicate your commitment to quitting and set boundaries around the use of substances or behaviors you’re addicted to.

Modern addiction treatment acknowledges that quitting involves overcoming both physical and psychological challenges. Therapy plays a important role, offering coping strategies for stress and daily challenges that may arise post-quitting. It’s vital to replace the addictive behavior with healthy coping mechanisms.

The process of quitting often triggers ambivalence and conflict, where feelings of guilt and justification can hinder progress. Therapy can assist in navigating these emotional complexities and in debunking justifications that perpetuate addiction. It’s important to remember that quitting is seldom a linear process, and a balanced approach, rather than an all-or-nothing mindset, is often more effective.

    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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