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  Issue 6: January - March 2015

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Focus: The Reality of Resolutions – and How to get Them Right
by Alastair Mordey, Programme Director
It is a standing joke that despite the best intentions New Year’s resolutions are seldom kept – but the lure to make them can be overwhelming; especially for those struggling with alcoholism or drug addiction. With the unpleasant effects of holiday time excess all too vivid, we jump upon January as the time to change. However, few addicts (and their loved ones) realise that it takes more than just will power read more

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FYI: Stress and Relapse Prevention with Diet and Health Tips

It is no secret that we all experience stress, and the pressures of modern society can make it seem as though if you’re not stressed out - then you’re not working hard enough. But stress takes a significant toll on your physical and mental well-being. When stress becomes the norm, so do all the associated physical and mental illnesses. In fact, some suggest that up to 80% of illnesses can be attributed to stress, and addiction is one of them. read more

In the Spotlight: The Cabin Hong Kong Team

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Meet the team at The Cabin Hong Kong – Asia’s first dedicated outpatient addiction treatment centre to open in February 2015. Located in the bustling business hub of Central, Hong Kong, our treatment programme is available weekdays through to 9pm in the evening allowing functioning individuals with addiction problems to get help whilst still being able to meet work and family commitments.

The programme, designed by our Clinical Director Alastair Mordey, will be conducted by a team of highly skilled and credentialed experts with years of experience treating the disease. They will also be available for one-on-one sessions, family counselling and other types of consultations, such as psychiatric assessment and medication review. Many of our staff are in recovery themselves so they understand first-hand the nature of the disease and how it is best treated.

Click on the person above to find out more about their professional and personal background.
To learn more about The Cabin Hong Kong visit: www.thecabinhongkong.com.hk


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Blog: Staying Sober by Building Confidence in Addiction Recovery

So you have achieved sobriety! Perhaps it was at a drug or alcohol rehab, or maybe you did it on your own. Regardless of how you accomplished it, you have definitely done a lot of hard work to get where you are, and you should be feeling great, right?read more

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Blog: How Addiction Affects Women Differently than Men

Addiction to drugs or alcohol affects each and every person differently; however, women in general experience different, and at times more harmful, effects than men. Below are various ways in which women with an addiction are affected differently.read more



Alumni Update

Though over 1,000 clients have successfully completed treatment with us since we began operations in 2009, we try to stay in touch with all of them and follow their progress. When a client leaves The Cabin Chiang Mai they are just embarking on their journey of recovery, certain to be filled with challenges and temptations as they begin their new life back home. Here we’d like to share some updates from our alumni.


Al, London, Graduated September 2014
I thought it would be a lot easier. It takes a lot of work. Recovery has consumed my life, but, so did using. There was no pink cloud for me, far from it. I left The Cabin full of fear and excitement, brimming with positive and negative thoughts and emotions, pure confusion. read more

Lian, Hong Kong, Graduated August 2014
I arrived at The Cabin on 10th July 2014, broken, scared and desperate. After 32 years of drinking and leaving all kinds of debris in my wake I had finally hit my rock bottom and desperately needed help. read more

Peer support is an extremely important part of the recovery process – if you’d like to share your progress with us and your Cabin peers write to us at [email protected] or email your counsellor.

Mark your Calendar

calendar icon February 1st

Opening of The Cabin Hong Kong                           

Location: Unit C, 12th Floor, On Hing Building, No 1-9 On Hing Terrace, Central
Phone: +852-3008-5841
Website: www.thecabinhongkong.com.hk

calendar icon February 26th -27th

The Cabin Alumni Reunion and 5th Anniversary Celebration

Venue: The Cabin Chiang Mai
Contact: [email protected]

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