Rehab

Against the odds: Former Buttery resident Kaiden is mentor, artist and athlete.

2020-06-25T23:07:27+10:00November 1st, 2019|Addiction, Be inspired, Proven strategies, Rehab|

Buttery staff can often be overheard talking in awe about the achievements of Kaiden Powell - the 2015 Therapeutic Community resident-turned-mentor, artist and athlete. At 25, Kaiden Powell was in and out of out of mental health units or sleeping rough. He had attempted to take his own life and when doctors took a [...]

The Family Program gently led me from heartbreak to healing

2020-06-25T22:59:22+10:00April 17th, 2019|Addiction, Be inspired, Rehab, Stress, Wellbeing|

Karen* admits she was at the end of her tether when she has referred to The Buttery’s Family Counselling Program two years ago. The program, funded wholly by donations, has been a vital part of The Buttery’s services, since 2009. Karen, her partner and ex-husband are among the staggering number of 250 program participants [...]

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

2020-06-30T13:06:01+10:00February 16th, 2019|Addiction, Be inspired, Buttery research, Rehab|

MTA OUTCOMES RESEARCH 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 [...]

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