When Love Becomes Addictive

Relationship addiction is otherwise known as love addiction.  The same behaviour that we see in substance abuse addicts or alcoholics is evident in the behaviour of love addicts. These behaviours are focused on obtaining the hearts desire – not necessarily love and...

“Tik” – are You Meth dependent?

Methamphetamine is a man made central nervous system stimulant. Dependency on Methamphetamine (commonly known as ‘tik”) develops as a result of the impact of regular use of Meth on the brain.  The Meth passes through your body to the brain where it causes the neurons...

Schizoaffective Disorder

Schizoaffective disorder describes a condition that includes aspects of both schizophrenia and a mood disorder (either major depressive disorder or bipolar disorder). Scientists are not entirely certain whether schizoaffective disorder is a condition related mainly to...

Cannabis and Work

Cannabis and Work With the Constitutional Court judgment on 18th September 2018 effectively legalizing cannabis, some questions can be asked around Labour Law. Jan du Toit, a Senior Consultant with SA Labour Guide asks the question, “Does the fact that one will have...

How to talk to your teenager about drugs

How to talk to your teenager about drugs   What happened to your 13 year old who hated smoking and gave you a look if you had a second glass of wine? People who took drugs were ‘stupid and they were never going to be that foolish’.   Two years later you find...