Groups in South Africa

South Coast Recovery Centre

Rehabilitation: To restore rightful position, place and potential in society; to restore to effectiveness, potential, or normal life by training.

SCRC is situated in Ramsgate on the lower KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, strategically positioned for the therapeutic and outdoor environment needed during the rehabilitation process.

SCRC employs a staff of almost 50 caregivers, all with extensive expertise and experience in their respective fields. The multidisciplinary therapeutic team comprises of addiction counsellors, registered counsellors, social workers, professional and enrolled nurses, as well as a sessional doctor and sessional clinical psychologist. Most importantly, all are exceptionally committed to this ministry.

SCRC occupies 23 acres equipped for the specific purpose of supporting a therapeutic community. Several staff members reside on-site to ensure effective support at all times.

SCRC's approach is aimed at facilitating change from the culture of addiction to the culture of recovery. A holistic treatment approach is achieved by incorporating all the elements of treatment available at SCRC, and formulating a treatment programme unique to each individual receiving treatment. As each drug has different idiosyncrasies, craving cycles and effect, the drug of choice is factored into the individualised programme. The holistic approach focuses on all maladaptive behaviours, not only limited to addiction, and aims at improving life skills, family relationships, social abilities, employability and skills development, and maximising human potential.

SCRC specialises in the treatment of addiction to all substances, OCD, as well as the treatment of behaviour disorders, eating disorders, sexual disorders, abuse, trauma and bereavement. Life skills training and development are also provided within this process.

SCRC is registered with the Department of Social Development, the Department of Health, the Board of Health Funders, the local municipality, as well as numerous international bodies.