Location and Profile

This rehab centre in South Africa offers clients a supportive environment where they can begin to establish themselves in recovery. It is located in Scottburgh, which is approximately 60 km to the south of Durban. It is a resort town that is located at the mouth of the Mpambanyoni. The treatment program offered by this facility is based on the Minnesota Model, and is similar to what is used by recovery fellowships such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.

Addictions Treated

  • Alcoholism
  • Alcohol addiction
  • Alcohol abuse
  • Drug abuse
  • Drug addiction
  • Substance abuse
  • Substance addiction
  • Prescription medication abuse 

Staff Ethos

This facility is committed to providing clients with a consistently high quality service that is offered in a transparent and non-judgemental manner. The team at this rehab understand that no client ever asks to become addicted to alcohol or drugs, and that it takes a great deal of courage in order for them to break away from this behaviour. The team are there to empower the client so that this individual will be then able to take responsibility for his or her own future happiness.


The accommodation at this facility is located in a charming estate type building. It is surrounded by seven hectares of beautifully landscaped gardens, and this means that clients will get to enjoy a great deal of outdoor life during their stay. Residents can look forward to a reasonably high level of comfort during their stay – this is important because if clients are not comfortable in their surroundings they will be unable to get the most out of the experience.

The Treatment Team

The team at this facility are made up of a number of different professionals including:

  • An on call psychiatrist and doctor
  • A qualified nurse
  • Five qualified counsellors
  • A qualified social worker

All the members of the team are suitably qualified for their roles, and they are committed to staying up to date with the latest developments in regards to addiction treatment. Many of the members of the team have their own personal experiences with addiction and being a member of a 12 Step program. This means that they really understand where the clients are coming from.

The Treatment Program

This facility offers a program that is based around the 12 Steps as used by groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous. The goal of this approach is not only to embrace permanent abstinence from alcohol and drugs, but also to develop a way of living that will lead to happiness and inner peace. During their time in this facility, the individual will engage in group therapy, one to one therapy sessions, and fellowship meetings.

Best Suited For

This rehab will be best suited for those individuals who intend to use the 12 Step program in order to build a life away from addiction.

Disabled Access

If people have special mobility needs they should contact us here, and we will discuss the suitability of this rehab to meet these needs.

For more information on treatment programs, cost and booking availability for this clinic, please call our Addiction Helper 24 hour helpline on: 0800 024 1479

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