Hope Rehab Centre
|Hope Rehab Center Thailand|
|Location||Si Racha, Chonburi, Thailand|
|Type||Residential Rehab for Addictions|
The Hope Rehab Center was founded by Simon Mott and Alon Kumsawad in 2013. Mott had previously worked at The Cabin Chiang Mai rehab centre, serving as that facility's head counsellor and manager. In late 2014, musician Pete Doherty was treated at the facility. After his time there, he launched the Peter Doherty Hope Initiative to provide funding for other patients at the center. The center is part of a trend of medical tourism, attracting many of its patients from overseas.
Facility and programs
The Hope Rehab Center is located on a seven-acre estate in Si Racha, Thailand near the Gulf of Thailand. It contains 35 beds and is licensed by the Thailand Ministry of Health, the United Kingdom's Federation of Drug and Alcohol Practitioners, and the U.S.-based Association for Addiction Professionals. The center uses modern and holistic rehabilitation methods and treats a variety of drug, alcohol, and process addictions. Methods include a twelve-step program, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, and engagement in health and fitness activities like yoga, swimming, pilates, tai chi, and others. Meditation, sessions of recovery coaching, intensive counselling, and periodic tourist outings are other activities that patients may engage in. The length of the program varies from short-term stays (30 days) to longer-term stays (60 to 90 days or more).
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