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There has been much attention given to gaming disorders and online gaming in Australia this week in response to recent 60 minutes coverage specific to the current game thats on everyone's lips, 'Fortnite'. The show documented the lives of families who are struggling due to...

Is everything we think we understand about addiction wrong? Have we traded stuff for connections? Are we addicted because we have bonded with something that enables us to escape from the realities of our lives? These are all questions asked by Johann Hari in his Ted...

Addressing the Realities of Rehab - Making an Informed Choice On his popular show, Last Week Tonight, John Oliver recently delivered a scathing report on the dangers on unaccredited and unregulated addiction treatment centres. Talking specifically about the landscape in America he cited the current situation where...

Something that regularly gets asked during our enquiries and assessments processes are questions regarding fees and payments for treatment. South Pacific Private is a private, accredited psychiatric hospital. As such we are contracted with most major health funds and the DVA. That means that clients with private...