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Ups is a term used to describe stimulating drugs, such as amphetamines. “Ups” is a colloquial term for stimulants, a category of drugs that enhance energy, alertness, and mood, and may increase self-confidence and sexual prowess. These substances accelerate communication between the brain and the central nervous system. The stimulating effects, while energizing, can severely strain the body, elevating cardiovascular and respiratory functions to potentially dangerous levels. After the effects wear off, users often experience exhaustion and depression, leading them to consume more to avoid a “crash.”

Legal stimulants like coffee or ADHD medications (Adderall, Ritalin, Concerta) are beneficial for focus and concentration but can cause cardiac issues if overused. Illicit stimulants, including cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, and nicotine, are extremely potent and lack safe usage levels. Familiarity with nicknames for these drugs, such as “speed,” “jelly beans,” “addys” for amphetamines, “crank,” “ice,” “bump” for meth, and “coke,” “dust,” “snow,” “blow,” or “white” for cocaine, is fundamental for identifying their presence.

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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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