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Luxury Rehab Centers in South Africa

As an independent resource, we list each center that matches our luxury criteria, so those looking for the best treatment in South Africa have a comprehensive list of options.

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Destination: South Africa

South Africa delivers unspeakable natural beauty and diverse experiences to help you relax and enjoy life. Here, treatment providers offer high quality treatment and one-of-a-kind excursions at an affordable price. Watch our exploration of South African luxury treatment to learn more.

Taking an African safari for the first time isn’t just an exhilarating adventure, it’s also deeply beneficial to your recovery process. This is something the team at White River Manor—a luxury treatment center located just outside of Kruger National Park – well knows, which is why this distinctly South African experience is offered to each of their guests.

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Clients from all over the world, especially European countries like the UK and the Netherlands, have been coming to South Africa for addiction and mental health treatment for decades. With a number of programs to choose from, you get the benefit of a high-quality treatment program combined with experiences and weather that is quite conducive for treatment.

South Africa is also one of the most affordable options for luxury rehab worldwide with treatment in South Africa a fraction of the cost of US and European rehabs.

See all rehabs in South Africa, not only luxury centers, by visiting RehabPath Africa.

What is the difference between an IOP and a PHP?

Partial hospitalization programs (PHPs) and intensive outpatient programs (IOPs) are relatively similar, however they cater to different clientele. A PHP, also called day treatment, involves attending treatment during the day full-time while living offsite. You might live at home, or in a sober living house or other structured living environment.An IOP, also called extended care, can be thought of as part-time treatment. Some IOP programs run cohorts, in which you attend treatment with the same group of people throughout the program. Others offer rolling enrollment that allows you to enter the program at any point. See our complete guide to addiction treatment for more information.

How do I know if I need rehab?

If you have a mental health condition or substance use disorder that hinders your ability to function in your day-to-day life, looking into rehab could be a good idea. Rehab also offers a retreat from your normal environment that allows you to focus entirely on healing, which many people find beneficial even if their conditions are less severe.

What are experiential therapies?

Experiential therapies use an “experience” as a therapeutic tool. These take place under the guidance of a qualified therapist, and can range from creative expression through music and art, to more physical or adventurous activities involving interaction with nature. Experiential therapy provides an alternative to talk therapy that can help clients access emotions they might struggle to verbalize.

What happens if I relapse?

If you relapse with substance use disorder, you can seek professional treatment to understand and treat the root causes of the addiction. There are many ways to prevent this from happening like relapse prevention planning, support groups, and supportive aftercare to keep you on the right track.

How long does detox take?

The length of detox depends on the substance that you are detoxing from, your level of use, and history of addiction. The average time is 3 to 7 days. This may vary depending on whether or not you require medication-assisted treatment (MAT). Benzodiazepines are known to take the longest.

What is a non-12-Step program?

A non-12-Step rehab does not follow the principles of the 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous. These rehabs choose a different approach to treatment, which may be individual to the specific facility.

What’s the typical cost for luxury South Africa rehabs?

Luxury rehab doesn’t always have to be expensive, especially if you are able to travel. Take a look at our most affordable luxury rehabs around the world.

What is treatment like at a South Africa rehab?

The most common treatment approaches at a South Africa luxury rehab are evidence-based, holistic, and twelve step. You might find yourself taking part in 1-on-1 counseling, group therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, relapse prevention counseling , and twelve step facilitation.

What should I expect to experience in rehab at a South Africa center?

The most typical settings for centers in South Africa are countryside and coastal. South Africa treatment centers are most often equipped with the following amenities: access to nature, pool, gardens, and outdoor lounge.

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