addictionAddiction can happen to anyone. An addict can be your next-door neighbor, your sister or your best friend. It doesn’t discriminate against who becomes addicted and yet many people seem to look at those with addiction as being damaged WITHOUT understanding that circumstances, experiences and often limited resources that can have a huge impact on an individual’s background with substance abuse. (more…)

SMART recovery program

The SMART Recovery Program stands for Self Management Addiction Recovery Therapy and it differs in its beliefs compared to another program called Alcoholics Anonymous (AA). The SMART Recovery program bases its beliefs on scientific research and includes self-empowering help groups and techniques instead of the religious, faith based system of AA.  Many clients we see have reservations about joining a therapy group but once they are done with their Ibogaine Treatment, they find it helpful to be surrounded by others that understand what they are going through and we’ve found the SMART Recovery Program to be very helpful.
(more…)