Posts by Ink Addict


As an employer or business owner, substance abuse issues are probably something that hasn’t crossed your mind. Statistically, 15% of the workplace may be addicted to some harmful substance or another. “When alcohol or drug addiction reaches out of control proportions, the resulting negative impacts on productivity, profitability and the mental health of your business. “Poorly executed tasks, disciplinary hearings, absenteeism, theft...

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Many people are unaware of the state of addiction in South Africa in terms of treatment facilities and drug abuse. Adrienne Dodds, Director at The Recovery Foundation, conducted research on these areas to help inform the public… The state of treatment facilities According to the South African Medical and Research Council, there are 83 registered facilities that submit information for research purposes. Of this number, many are South...

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The Recovery Foundation approached their third 947 Cycle Challenge with huge enthusiasm and a large, diverse and passionate team of cyclists. The Recovery Foundation had 56 cyclists riding for the cause, an impressive increase from last year’s team of 38. The main goal of the team was to ride to raise funds to help people with substance abuse issues gain access to treatment. This article will take a look behind the scenes of the...

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On 3 August 2019, football teams such as the Plaashuisen Warriors and Atletico Madrid hit the pitch for some good, clean fun in an indoor tournament at Fives Futbol in Menlyn Park. The Recovery Foundation’s vision for the Football Fundraiser was to give recovering addicts the opportunity to meet new people and play a team sport while raising funds to give people the chance to recover from addiction. The Recovery Foundation strives to...

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The Iron Man and Steel Magnolia

The Iron Man and Steel Magnolia


Posted By on Jul 9, 2019

IRONMAN 70.3: Raising funds to break the stigma of addiction   On Sunday 2 June, Roberto Ferreira and Julia Clucas set out to do the seemingly impossible: the Standard Bank IRONMAN 70.3, held in Durban, South Africa. For most people, the idea of taking on the IRONMAN event would be extremely daunting. The IRONMAN first began in 1978 in Hawaii when a naval officer and his wife issued a challenge that combined the three toughest...

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