Addictions treated: Alcohol, prescription drugs, crack cocaine, cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, steroids, co-dependency, gambling, internet and gaming, eating disorders, dual diagnosis.
Accommodation: The local beaches are flanked on one side by the Oteniqua and Titsikama mountain ranges, and by the Robberg Penninsula on the other side. Six bedrooms are shared, with en-suite facilities in the ladies’ rooms. There is a swimming pool, large covered verandas, spacious lounge and dining area plus three garden areas.
Ethos: To create a safe and healing environment and to provide a quality service that promotes opportunities for those who need to become aware of the need to change their attitudes, behaviour patterns and destructive lifestyles
Treatment: The centre considers itself as a personal development centre rather than a rehab centre, and encourages the community to guide and support each other through the intervention process. A multi-disciplinary approach is taken. The main module is the Minnesota Model of Care that underpins the 12 step approach and also includes group and one-to-one counselling, cognitive therapy, education and workshops on understanding and managing addiction.
Staff: Includes a Clinical Director, psychiatrists, addictions counsellors and a dietician.