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South Pacific Private Blogs

Meet Continuing Care! -12th February 2016

Meet the Continuing Care team and learn what they can do for you – both as an inpatient and after you discharge...

Meet the team! Anni works in Continuing Care and is here to support you with your ongoing treatment plan.

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The Best TED Talks on Mental Health -11th February 2016

Do you love TED Talks as much as our Team does?

They are refreshing, inspiring, invigorating and educational.

And - they are perfect for time-poor, busy lives.

You can dip your toe in and be absorbed in a fascinating scintillating world for 20 minutes and leave feeling renewed and inspired. We always do.

So, we've pulled together a list of our favourite TED talks on the subjects of mental health, mindfulness and addiction for your pleasure, development and inspiration. 

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Prescription Drug Abuse - An Overview -02nd February 2016

Prescription Drug Abuse (PDA)

By Dr. Ben Teoh, Clinical Director, South Pacific Private

Although most people use prescription dugs appropriately and effectively, there has been a significant increase in the number of cases where these drugs have been abused.

Recent reports have revealed a marked increase in the deaths of people who have abused prescribed opiates. Many of these deaths involved young people below the age of 25.

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