Addiction

An evaluation of the maintenance to abstinence (MTA) program in achieving abstinence in opioid users and improving mental health and quality of life

By |2019-02-18T14:19:20+10:00February 16th, 2019|Addiction, Be inspired, Buttery research, Rehab|

MTA OUTCOMES RESEARCH

ABSTRACT

Background:

Residential opioid rehabilitation aims to improve the mental health and quality of life of opioid users through abstinence and residential program participation. This study aimed to determine the depression, anxiety, stress and quality of life amongst maintenance to abstinence (MTA) […]

“CORE has made it possible to see a future with my son”

By |2019-01-21T15:40:33+10:00January 21st, 2019|Addiction, Alcohol, Binge drinking, Proven strategies|

Jane* dreams of the day she can be with her son for his birthday. Every day in recovery after completing The Buttery’s Core program, she is a step closer to her dream.

The first time Jane missed her son’s birthday was when she was living in The Buttery’s […]

“Amanda makes me believe in myself”

By |2017-11-28T20:42:52+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Anxiety, Be inspired, Depression, Proven strategies|

b.well helps people in the community whose drug or alcohol use has a negative effect on their mental health. Last year b.well helped people through more than 2,000 consultations. Jonathan took part in the program.

 At 21 Jonathan has overcome more challenges than most young men his age. After a […]

Danielle has taken big steps to recovery through CORE

By |2017-11-28T20:50:35+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Be inspired, Proven strategies, Wellbeing|

The Buttery’s CORE program is a six-week rehab program for people who are unable to attend a residential program. Like all Buttery programs, it is evidence-based and utilises The Buttery’s’ long experience in treating drug and or alcohol dependency. Already the program ash been conducted in Byron Bay and Lismore.

For […]

Julian Burnside QC AO at Buttery Talk event

By |2017-11-28T20:40:36+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Altruism, Be inspired|

From time to time The Buttery’s Sydney Committee organise events in Sydney to inform people of the work of The Buttery. Guests are invited to consider supporting the work of The Buttery financially or practically.

The events feature a talk by an interesting speaker on a topic of general interest. Past speakers have […]

Free Family Counselling Program expansion

By |2017-11-28T20:40:17+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Altruism, Be inspired, Early intervention, Proven strategies|

In response to a growing need and thanks to the generous support of donors, The Buttery has increased the availability of the Family Program Counsellor, Lily Schmelzle from two to three days per week.

Parents and family members whose loved ones are affected by drug and alcohol addiction can feel ashamed, judged […]

Join the Recovery Circle

By |2017-11-28T20:39:36+10:00November 28th, 2017|Addiction, Alcohol, Be inspired, Proven strategies, Wellbeing|

The Recovery Circle is a special group of generous people who make a regular donation in support of The Buttery. Membership is growing and it is open to anyone willing to give as little as $10 a month. Recovery Circle donors help fund improvements in buildings and amenities for residents of The […]