Welcome to Addictionology.co.za
We hope you find what you are looking for!
Addictionology is the best way to find help for all addiction and recovery related issues as we aim to build the most comprehensive list of treatment facilities, individual therapists, halfway houses and support groups in South Africa who work in this area.
You can search our site by geographic area or problem type or you can browse through our directories. Results supply treatment providers’ contact details and location information, as well as their fields of interests and treatment approaches.
There are a variety of options to consider when choosing a path for treatment. Our directories will help you select the provider/s who are the most appropriate for your needs.
Tucked away in the historic suburb of Sophiatown, Phoenix House Addiction Rehabilitation Centre offers intensive in-patient treatment for drug and alcohol dependence. With a heritage dating back to 1973, Phoenix House has a longstanding reputation for their effective work with... Read more
Considering a Halfway House? A halfway house is the next vital step in continuing on a journey of recovery. The people, places and things in our lives can easily trigger us to fall back into our old ways. Sometimes our... Read more
MAKE LIVING WORTHWHILE The Living House is innovating Addiction Rehabilitation in South Africa The Living House provides world class sober living services to people recovering from addiction. The Living House is a sober home in tranquil Rondebosch, one of Cape... Read more
I have worked in the field of Substance Abuse Disorders since commencing practice as a Social Worker in 1982.I work with both individuals and families using a directive cognitive approach on an out patient basis.As an adjunct to my work... Read more
Defeating substance dependency When Rand Aid was established in 1903, one of the first projects was a home for 60 unemployed men. Most of them were war veterans who battled to adjust to community life. As a result of post... Read more
Four and a half years ago, I woke up on the floor of Fourway's Life hospital having had two alcoholic seizures. I had been a late bloomer. I drank my first tequila when I was 26. For the next twenty odd years I did the usual party drinking - occasionally getting out of hand and eventually crossing the invisible line into alcoholic drinking in my forties. Continue reading
Q & A
- Does someone have to hit rock bottom before getting help?
- Is sex addiction more difficult to recover from than chemical dependency?
Absolutely not! Addiction is a progressive disease, the longer it persist the worse the addict’s predicament can become in all areas of their life; health, social and relational. Waiting to hit rock bottom before getting help will serve only one purpose, it will make the recovery process significantly more challenging, if not sometimes impossible. Read more...
Addictionology was designed as an online directory to assist the public in selecting appropriate, credible and qualified treatment providers who work with addiction and recovery. Signing up is quick and easy. In a few simple steps you create your own online profile and position yourself as one of South Africa’s recognized treatment providers in the field of Addiction.