White River Manor is open during lockdown in South Africa

White River Manor is a registered essential service provider and amidst the COVID-19 pandemic continues to offer a world class therapetic programme. We have taken every precaution to maintain the integrity of our environment and screen clients both before and on arrival. Our staff too undergo regular testing and screening to ensure the safety of our clients.

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    Getting sober through individualised treatment programs at White River Manor

    White River Manor offers a world-class therapeutic program to help people seeking sobriety from substance abuse such as alcohol or drug addiction. Co-occurring mental health disorders As well as treating substance addiction, we also treat individuals suffering from co-occurring disorders such as depression, burnout and trauma. White River Manor Nestled within White River's sublime, quaint...

    What are the five major symptoms of burnout and how to get treatment

    Work-related stress is one of the leading causes of burnout - a condition that often gets attributed to specific professions, for example, physicians, paramedics, and firefighters. Although, burnout can affect anyone at any time and for several reasons. What is burnout? Burnout occurs when people struggle to cope with the demands of workplace stress. The...

    What are the common phrases used by a covert narcissist?

    We've all heard about the loud, boastful, grandiose narcissist, that individual in the group who is not afraid of being the centre of attention while lapping up as much 'supply' as they possibly can. Overt narcissist The above characteristics often get observed in overt narcissists, out of the narcissistic personality disorder paradigm, such individuals are...

    What is projection and how to tell whether it’s you or them

    Projection is the act of displacing our thoughts and feelings onto another person, animal, or object. Like a mirror, those who project their feelings onto others are (unconsciously) using them as mirrors. Essentially, such emotions reveal what is happening inside the person doing the projecting. Projection  Projection is a term commonly used to describe defensive...

    What kind of mental disorders are caused by trauma?

    Although it may seem as though trauma only affects certain groups of people, the statistics on emotional trauma reveal something entirely different. Traumatic event Studies show that over seventy percent of Americans have experienced at least one traumatic event in their lifetime. The National Centre for PTSD reported that over eight million US citizens experience...

    Why dual – diagnosis treatment is critical in addiction recovery

    Unfortunately, many people who struggle with substance addiction are also more likely to have a co-occurring mental health disorder such as anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, or personality disorder. Dual-diagnosis treatment Access to dual-diagnosis treatment is imperative for those struggling with addiction and mental illness. A dual - diagnosis is a term used to describe...

    What are the five major signs of a gambling disorder?

    Gambling disorder, a condition once referred to as compulsive or pathological gambling, is a behavioural addiction (sometimes called a process addiction). What is a gambling disorder? According to the Mayo Clinic, ''gambling disorder is the uncontrollable urge to keep gambling despite the toll it takes on your life. Gambling means that you are willing to...

    What are the main process addictions and how to get treatment

    There is a lot of awareness around the topic of substance addiction, and while this can only be a good thing, information around process addictions rarely get the same acknowledgement despite their severity.  Definition of a process addiction Experts define process addictions as ‘’a compulsion to continually engage in behaviours despite the negative impact on...