Recovery Centre White River offers 12-Step facilitation and unique therapeutic activities for addiction treatment on a serene campus in the famous Lowveld, South Africa.
About Recovery Centre White River
Recovery Centre White River specializes in treating addiction and co-occurring disorders in a peaceful, serene environment. The Recovery Centre is located in White River, South Africa. The campus is nestled in the famous Lowveld valley with a beautiful backdrop of the nearby mountains and waterfalls. The campus provides gender-specific homes with private and semi-private rooms. The homes are well-designed with a gorgeous thatched ceiling, comfortable furnishings, and a private patio. An emerald green rock pool is on the campus, providing refreshing swims and perfect for sunbathing.
Recovery Centre White River takes into account the individual needs of each of their clients and helps them find the tools needed for change. They do this by focusing their efforts on the effects that addiction has on the whole person—mind, body, and spirit. Recovery Centre White River is rooted in 12-Step facilitation and also provides unique therapeutic activities. They offer monthly safari excursions filled with various activity options, or relaxing alternatives, to appreciate the beauty of the nearby Kruger Park and surrounding natural landscapes. In addition, Recovery Centre White River offers genuine life skill development opportunities to enhance their holistic program. These include art therapy, screen-printing, baking, food preparation, sewing, embroidery, welding, carpentry, and various other creative expressions. A healthy body is equally as vital, and they encourage active participation in sporting activities including bootcamp, walking/jogging, volleyball, mountain-biking, swimming, and use of the personal gym. Recovery Centre White River is a well-rounded program that has a beautiful, tranquil location and unique therapeutic opportunities.
Who We Treat
Women attend treatment in a gender-specific facility, with treatment delivered in a safe, nourishing, and supportive environment for greater comfort.
Jatinga Road Plaston, White River 1240, South Africa
A combination of scientifically rooted therapies and treatments make up evidence-based care, defined by their measured and proven results.
Incorporating spirituality, community, and responsibility, 12-Step philosophies prioritize the guidance of a Higher Power and a continuation of 12-Step practices.
A non-medicinal, wellness-focused approach that aims to align the mind, body, and spirit for deep and lasting healing.
Patient and therapist meet 1-on-1 to work through difficult emotions and behavioral challenges in a personal, private setting.
Teaching life skills like cooking, cleaning, clear communication, and even basic math provides a strong foundation for continued recovery.
This experiential approach uses the physical and emotional challenges of outdoor activities as tools for personal growth.
In recreation therapy, recovery can be joyful. Patients practice social skills and work through emotional triggers by engaging in fun activities.
Twelve Step Facilitation
12-Step groups offer a framework for addiction recovery. Members commit to a higher power, recognize their issues, and support each other in the healing process.
This method combines treatment with education, teaching patients about different paths toward recovery. This empowers them to make more effective decisions.
Family therapy addresses group dynamics within a family system, with a focus on improving communication and interrupting unhealthy relationship patterns.
Meditation & Mindfulness
A practiced state of mind that brings patients to the present. It allows them to become fully aware of themselves, their feelings, and the present moment.
Visual art invites patients to examine the emotions within their work, focusing on the process of creativity and its gentle therapeutic power.
It's possible to abuse any drug, even prescribed ones. If you crave a medication, or regularly take it more than directed, you may have an addiction.
A person with multiple mental health diagnoses, such as addiction and depression, has co-occurring disorders also called dual diagnosis.
Cocaine is a stimulant with euphoric effects. Agitation, muscle ticks, psychosis, and heart issues are common symptoms of cocaine abuse.
Benzodiazepines are prescribed to treat anxiety and sleep issues. They are highly habit forming, and their abuse can cause mood changes and poor judgement.
Opioids produce pain-relief and euphoria, which can lead to addiction. This class of drugs includes prescribed medication and the illegal drug heroin.
Methamphetamine, or meth, increases energy, agitation, and paranoia. Long-term use can result in severe physical and mental health issues.
Heroin is a highly addictive and illegal opioid. It can cause insomnia, collapsed veins, heart issues, and additional mental health issues.
Synthetic drugs are made in a lab, unlike plant-based drugs like mushrooms. Most synthetic drugs are either stimulants or synthetic cannabinoids.
Symptoms of depression may include fatigue, a sense of numbness, and loss of interest in activities. This condition can range from mild to severe.
Drug addiction is the excessive and repetitive use of substances, despite harmful consequences to a person's life, health, and relationships.
Using alcohol as a coping mechanism, or drinking excessively throughout the week, signals an alcohol use disorder.
Anxiety is a common mental health condition that can include excessive worry, panic attacks, physical tension, and increased blood pressure.
Stress is a natural reaction to challenges, and it can even help you adapt. However, chronic stress can cause physical and mental health issues.
Patients in gender-specific groups gain the opportunity to discuss challenges unique to their gender in a comfortable, safe setting conducive to healing.