Benefits of Receiving Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in South Africa

Many people who suffer from alcohol and drug addictions are now travelling to South Africa for treatment including patients in Britain, Holland, and the US. 

Benefits of Receiving Treatment for Drug and Alcohol Addiction in South Africa

Here are some benefits on getting the right treatment in South Africa for alcohol and drug addictions:

South Africa treatment centres cost less than the UK

One of the main reasons for clients seeking treatment in South Africa
for alcohol addiction counselling is due to finances. An addiction centre in South Africa  can be a lot cheaper than the equivalent overseas. For example, a private rehabilitation centre in the UK can cost up to 5 times more per month than a rehab in South Africa offering the same treatment.

The cost of living in South Africa is far cheaper than in many overseas countries which is another bonus for suffering addicts who don’t have the financial resources to pay for the same treatment in the UK which prevents  the patient receiving  proper alcohol and drug addiction counselling, as taking drugs and alcohol is a symptom of an underlying problem.

Treatment in South Africa is better quality than the UK

A number of treatment centres in South Africa run programmes based on the Minnesota model of addictions. This involves counselling, a programme which incorporates the 12 Steps of recovery and reseach has shown  great success in treating drug addiction and other compulsions.

Three months of treatment has a higher success rate than one month

Experts and statistics confirm that clients who remain in a drug and alcohol treatment centre for three months or more have a far higher chance of remaining abstinent from drugs and alcohol once they are discharged.  The Extended Primary Care programme enables clients the chance to receive therapy for three months for treating drug addiction at a much lower cost than a regular Primary Care Centre in the UK for one month.

Patients can benefit from the beautiful scenery

Patients who take up treatment in South Africa are able to expereience the beautiful scenery and benefit from time away from their daily routine which helps them with their recovery.

The sunshine and warmer weather can also help clients discover a new outdoor hobby which they wouldn’t be able to enjoy in the UK due to the unpredictable climate change. Exercise is an important factor when suffering from addiction or depression and the centres in South Africa can offer pleasant walks and hikes.

South Africa is an attractive country offering breath-taking cultures and experiences and is home to some of the most successful treatment centres in the world.

If you are looking to get help with drugs and alcohol addiction treatment in South Africa WeDoRecover provide impartial advice to help you choose the best addictions centre for your needs.

Call today to get free advice and step onto that platform to recovery in the tranquil settings of South Africa on  082-747-3422 (normal cellular rates apply) or in the UK call 0808-267-3422 (toll free).

 

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