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What are addictive disorders?  Are they indeed disorders? The nature of problematic psychoactive substance continues to be a matter for controversy among the public and politicians; even among health professionals there is little consensus.  Some have a view that repeated use of a substance (or gambling...

“In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts – Close Encounters with Addiction” By Dr. Gabor Mate “From street-dwelling drug addicts to high functioning workaholics, the continuum of addiction cuts a wide and painful swath through our culture. Blending first-person accounts, riveting case studies, cutting-edge research and passionate argument,...

By way of a reflection on the year that was, we decided to ask all staff and also our CACA (consumer and carer) committee to share their favourite recovery quotes with you. This was our way of reflecting on the journey of recovery. We were interested...

South Pacific Private has created this list of some of our favourite recovery quotes and images as a source of inspiration, gratitude and insight. We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Please email registrations@southpacificprivate.com.au if you have personal favourites you would like to...