The completion of Wedge Garden’s obstacle course, a project initiated and completed by the occupational therapy (OT) department, has seen yet another dimension being added to the Rand Aid substance abuse treatment centre’s already diverse treatment programme. Continue reading Wedge Gardens triumphs over obstacles
Rand Aid’s Wedge Gardens substance abuse treatment centre recently teamed up with New Hope, a secondary care halfway house in Illiondale, to arm Vryburger High School students against addiction. Continue reading Don’t open the addiction door, says social worker
Wedge Gardens’ Kendra Neethling has begun the journey to becoming a Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction (MBSR) teacher through the University of Massachusetts. Continue reading Wedge Gardens harnesses mindfulness
Rand Aid’s Wedge Gardens, a Sanca-affiliated substance abuse treatment centre, encourages you to go OCSOBER this October. The centre offers professional, compassionate, holistic treatment for people wanting a fresh start www.wedgegardens.co.za Continue reading Go OCSOBER this October
Wedge Gardens’ staff presented a preventative programme to the Gr 7 learners at Gustav Preller Primary School in Roodepoort on September 28, 2017. “The information forms part and parcel of their Life Orientation subject; we touch on various topics but zoom in on addiction,” says Adél Grobbelaar, the head of the Rand Aid Association substance abuse treatment centre. Continue reading Learners get the nitty gritty on abuse
Addiction and the notion that individuals need alcohol or drugs to cope in life creates negative feedback from society, believes Karen Griessel, a social worker at Rand Aid’s Wedge Gardens substance abuse treatment centre. Continue reading Stigma, addiction and misunderstanding!