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Chemical Dependency Unit (CDU) CAPE TOWN

The use and abuse of mood altering drugs and substances has increased the awareness of the need for more adequate treatment facilities and programs.
Crescent Clinic, situated on Main Road, Claremont, is Cape Town's premier Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Unit. 
The clinic deals with the whole range of psychopathology and dependency and has a...

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The Chemical Dependency Unit Programme goals are:

  • To enable the individual to live a substance-free life.
  • To establish a therapeutic environment, in which the individual feels safe to trust and take risks, to expose original hurt(s) that started the destructive dependency process, and to focus on alternative and more constructive ways of being.
  • To improve the physical, psychological...
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The CDU Programme

The pre-admission assessment with the patient and their families is completed first.  This determines the individual's specific needs and requirements, and their appropriateness for the programme. The program is based on a client centred and holistic approach which is focused on intensive in-patient treatment, with regular aftercare follow up. The intensive...

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The Chemical Dependence Unit Team Members

Dr Andre Raats – Medical Director – Obtainedhis MBCHB in 1987 from the University of Pretoria. He worked as a family Practitioner until 2003, when he joined the team at Crescent Clinic and has been the Medical Director for the past six years. Dr Raats manages the medical well-being of patient's during the rehabilitation programme and has...

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06:00pm to 08:00pm
Saturday & Sundays :
02:00pm to 04:00pm
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06:00pm to 08:00pm
Chemical Dependency Units
Wednesday :
06:00pm to 08:00pm
Saturday & Sundays :
02:00pm to 08:00pm
Saturday & Sundays :
06:00pm to 08:00pm
Eating Disorder Units
Tuesday:
04:00pm to 08:00pm
Saturday & Sundays :
02:00pm to 04:00pm
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06:00pm to 08:00pm


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