WHAT ARE OPIOIDS

What are Opioids? They are synthetic drugs designed to reproduce the effects of natural opioids such as Opium, which is a dried latex obtained from Poppies. Opium is 12% analgesic alkaloid morphine, which is processed chemically to produce…

#23 Fear Of The Dark

#23 Fear Of The Dark Fear of the dark. We have a long relationship with the dark and many people have used this fear to their advantage. It’s important because it can give us some perspective over how much control we have over our mind,…

#22 Undifferentiated Being

#22 Undifferentiated Being   What does Undifferentiated Being even mean? Well we evaluate everything we look at and experience. This is influenced by a kind of Naïve Realism and a whole bunch of cognitive dissonance.  It’s…

#21 Earn your Serenity

You have to earn your serenity. It would seem that we can be as surrendered as we like and willing to accept our consequences, this doesn’t exempt us from the stress and anxiety though. The real deal is learning to live with our consequences…

Addiction In The Workplace

Addiction In The Workplace Recent statistics on drug abuse estimates that approximately 13.3% of the adult South African population struggle with addiction. Drug and alcohol addiction affects every aspect of a person’s life, including their…

#20 Recovery And Surrender

The connection between recovery and surrender is a very difficult concept to explain. What do we surrender to and how does this whole business work? Surrender is such an important concept when faced with getting clean, giving up alcohol…

Marijuana legalized, what's the problem?

Marijuana legalized, what's the problem? How does this impact us and do we care? Is it all hype or are we facing real problems in the future? Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation Centres www.crossroadsrecovery.co.za Pretoria 012 345 1186 Johannesburg…

#19 Freedom Depends On Truth

Our freedom depends on truth and truth is hard earned. Its rare that we find ourselves in a position, when making decisions, that we have all the information. This is intensified with the vast amount of variety was have at our disposal.…
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Synthetic Cannabis

In the last few days the South African news cycle has been going crazy with the story of several teenagers who ingested an unknown drug(Synthetic Cannabis) and were subsequently sent to hospital. Alarming videos have been making the rounds on…

#18 Therapist Or Executive Burnout

  Faced with no options, where do we turn? If your life is going to pieces and you are doing everything right and what you are experiencing shouldn’t be happening, how do you survive? As a person who has experienced therapist or…