Natural Highs – Are They Really Possible to Achieve?

Posted on May 4, 2017 by Free from Addiction SA

Natural highs are often spoken of as a user friendly way of feeling good all the time. In essence they are meant to help a person achieve a feeling of elation that brings you into the present moment. A sense of “now” that only allows for what is happening in the present moment to matter […]


The Latest Trends When it Comes to Street Drugs

Posted on June 17, 2014 by super_free

Almost daily there are new drug trends networking in major metropolitan areas across the country. For example “Krokodil” which featured in the poor rural areas of Russia is now infiltrating other countries including South Africa. This drug is a synthetic drug known as Desomorphine which is similar to heroin. The drug is made up of […]


Detoxification and Nutrition for Opiate Addicts

Posted on May 15, 2014 by super_free

Opiate addicts are often the toughest patients to treat when it comes to rehabilitation. The most important treatment issue for withdrawal is not only treating the disease but treating the individuals underlying causes. Traditional medicine for instance, there are specific protocols to treat various diseases of which the genetic variability’s are not taken into account. […]


Over the Counter Cough Medicine for Recreational Drug Abuse

Posted on April 30, 2014 by super_free

In particular over the counter cough medicine is a potential for drug abuse of which are becoming common use. Majority of people understand the consequences of illegal drug and alcohol abuse. However, not many people are aware of the dangers everyday household items such as spray deodorants and acetone present of which can be used to […]


Alcohol – a Dangerous Legal Recreational Drug

Posted on March 31, 2014 by super_free

In most western cultures alcohol usage is generally accepted socially. Alcohol is used to break the ice at parties and encourages people to be more sociable. However, alcohol is a dangerous legal recreational drug of which can lead to all types of serious problems. Recreational drugs are psychoactive substances that alter the normal functioning of […]


How Clinical Depression Can Affect Your Life

Posted on February 25, 2014 by super_free

Most people one time or another may suffer from depression for a short period, and will describe their feelings as miserable, sad, down in the dumps or unhappy. However, true clinical depression is a serious illness whereby deep seated feelings of anger, sadness or frustration can last for weeks or longer to the point it […]


Deadly Designer Drugs Hits the Streets Worldwide

Posted on February 11, 2014 by super_free

Krokodil officially known as Desomorphine is one of those dangerous designer drugs like heroin, and its a a narcotic that rapidly rots flesh. Until recently this lethal drug was confined to Russia and recently has been spreading like a virus round the globe. These designer drugs are a concoction of cooked codeine mixed with other […]


Codependancy love and avoidance addicts

Posted on September 3, 2013 by super_free

Codependancy, Disease of immaturity caused by childhood trauma Love Addicts: · Latch on to unresponsive person (avoidant addicts) · Someone dependant on / enmeshed with / focused on taking care of others, also known as co dependence · Difficulty loving one’s self e.g.: lack of self esteem · Lack of boundaries with other people e.g. […]


Free from Addiction

Posted on September 3, 2013 by super_free

Hi, my name is Louise and I am an alcoholic. My sobriety date is 18 Nov 2010. I am 52 years old and will be days sober on Wednesday 14 Aug 2013. What a milestone for me because I never thought I’d reach 1,000 seconds. I was born in Durban on 23rd October 1960 and […]


We drink alcohol

Posted on July 31, 2013 by freefromaddictionsa

We drink for joy and become miserable We drink for sociability and become argumentative We drink for sophistication and become obnoxious We drink to help us sleep and awake exhausted We drink for exhilaration and end up depressed We drink to gain confidence and become afraid We drink to make conversation flow, and become incoherent […]