‘They feel like family’: where addicts find hope

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‘They feel like family’: where addicts find hope

Meet some of the recovering addicts who have got a new lease on life at Klerksdorp’s Sanca Sanpark Rehab Centre

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Drug addiction is like a dark deep hole. With no hope of ever making it out, addicts turn to their next “fix” to remove themselves from the world and experience the feeling of euphoria.

This is the reality for many drug addicts at the Sanca Sanpark Rehab Centre in Klerksdorp in North West.

The non-profit organisation works with prevention and treatment of substance abuse and addiction in all age groups. It provides in- and outpatient treatment for all types of addiction — alcohol abuse, drug abuse, smoking and gambling...

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