How much does it cost to go to rehab?...

We get asked this question all the time, and is one of the most commonly searched for things on Google in relation to drug and alcohol addictions and their treatment. This goes to show that there are plenty of people out there considering going to rehab, but the cost of doing so is a major […]

Alcohol Kills 15 Australians a Day...

Alcohol is still number 1 for treatment in Australia Alcohol is the most widely used drug in Australia. This is despite the current media speculation that Amphetamine type stimulants are at epidemic proportions.  If the following statistics from the Alcohol & Drug Foundation (ADF) Australia are anything to go by, the consumption and problematic use […]

Addiction Treatment – What Works...

What is an addiction? An accepted medical term is “a maladaptive pattern of substance use leading to clinically significant impairment or distress.”  In simple wording addiction is if a person uses drugs or alcohol that has negative consequences on themselves or others and they cannot control the behaviour. What causes addiction? This is not clear […]

Addiction-Everyone is Susceptible...

Over the years of working with people suffering addiction and talking with “normal” people I often find that many believe addiction is a class problem.  I have found that many of the rich seem to think only the poor use drugs.  Statistics tell us the middle and upper class are the biggest abusers of Prescription […]

Quick Entry Rehabilitation Program...

Alcohol treatment in Australia.                                         With the constant media coverage and public concerns re ICE (methamphetamine) use, It would seem that in Australia a new drug is taking over the beds in treatment centres and those […]

Addiction is a Family Disease – Song...

  Families Suffer It is often said in 12 Step Meetings that addiction is a family disease.  Anyone who has been touch by this dreadful insidious illness knows how true that is.  Mum, dad, children and friends all suffer. I came across this video on a Facebook page and had a talk with the song […]

Breaking the Cycle of Triggers, Relapse and Addiction...

The process of recovery from addiction presents many challenges, but one of the most significant is overcoming the psychological grasp of “triggers” or “cues” to use drugs. Relapse is a daily reality in treatment centers, and one of the main reasons it’s so common is that triggers and cues to use exert a very real […]

Addiction to Rehab to ‘a recovering way of life’...

Do you know someone who is struggling with addiction? This short video tracks the life of a young woman from addiction to recovery. We at Habitat Therapeutics know there is a solution and we can help those struggling get there.  Never give up. A New Life-Detox to Rehab Susana had a very troubled life growing […]

The alcohol and drugs are only a small part of addiction...

This article ventures into the thoughts of a sober alcoholic.  If treated as a disease recovery is on a daily basis.  We at Habitat Therapeutics can guide you on this journey. Tanya Gold used drink to drown out the destructive voice inside her head. Will she ever fully recover? It is easy to get morphine […]

Why go to Rehab? Ben Affleck talks about Alcoholism....

Ben Affleck just informed the public he has completed another stay at rehab to assist with his addiction to alcohol.  We at Habitat Therapeutics understand the importance of getting strong foundations for recovery.  With the assistance of professionals you can regain control of your life and live a happy and productive life.  Be the good […]