Press Coverage of The Cabin Singapore
The Cabin Singapore is one of the top addiction treatment centres in the world and has been celebrated as such in the media. High-profile press coverage has applauded our innovative treatment method, impressive recovery rate and the exceptional quality of our clinical team.
A study showed that Singaporeans aged 18 and above spend an average of 7 hours and 26 minutes a week playing games – the highest in Asia and third highest in the world. Andy Leach, Psychologist and Clinical Lead for Asia at The Cabin, offers an overview of gaming addiction here.
Addiction to phones, social media, cybersex, online shopping and gaming bigger now than drug addiction, counsellors say
Process addictions – an obsession with a behaviour, rather than a substance – are spiking, with counsellors blaming the internet and mobile devices for getting people hooked on porn, cybersex, gambling, gaming and much more
by the time she was 14, Jess (not her real name) was knocking back shots of all kinds of alcohol and doing drugs like there was no tomorrow.
3 Uncomfortable Money Moments Filial Singaporeans Might Face
Filial piety is highly valued by mainstream society in Singapore. Without a proper pension system, it falls upon adult children to support their parents in old age if the latter aren’t retirement-ready. Heck, we even have a Maintenance of Parents Act that compels adult children to give their parents financial support.
For many, the December festive season involves a lot of alcohol wrapped up in fun and good times with family and friends. But when the New Year dawns, is it time to take a critical look with a clear head, and ask if the lifestyle is getting out of hand? With this in mind, we spoke to DR SURESH JOSEPH, Head Counsellor at The Cabin, about addiction.
Search online for “private drug rehabilitation” and “Singapore”, and at least six centres specialising in helping drug addicts kick the habit pop up – none of which is located here.
Going to rehab might seem like a luxury for spoilt celebrities who get to enjoy a luxury resort with swimming pools, day beds, fancy suites and five-star service.
But the reality for most people is different.
When you read about celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan and Zac Efron doing time in luxury rehab centres, it’s easy to imagine them in a plush place for a spot of R&R. But as Adam Lucas*, 34, told ninemsn, the reality is much more confronting.
Australia has the highest proportion of recreational drug users in the world, according to the United Nations 2014 World Drug Report. We are the biggest consumers of ecstasy, second in opioids, third in methamphetamines and fourth in cocaine. There are 2000 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held every week in Australia. The organisation estimates it has 19,000 Australian members.
when substance abuse therapist Tony Tan, 38, heard that there were at least· nine deaths last week linked to drugtaking at trendy music and dance festivals, he was not surprised.
The high and low ends of rehab tourism in Thailand
Thailand is known for its medical tourism industry, with travelers coming here for everything from dental surgery to sex changes. But an increasing number of visitors are coming to the kingdom in search of a solution to addiction-related issues, a niche that has been dubbed “rehab tourism.”
Now a mindfulness and meditation coach at The Cabin, a drug and alcohol rehab centre on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, he is using his years of addiction to help others beat their drug dependence.