Frequently Asked Questions
Below are some of the questions we get asked frequently. If you can’t find the answer to a question you have or you need any further information, please contact us!
If you’re looking at this website then you or whoever you are concerned about probably does need rehab. However, you can arrange a clinical assessment to confirm this. For an independent self-assessment test visit the following websites;
We will advice you on helping, motivating and getting your loved one to rehab. We are experts at achieving this over email and on the phone. Show your loved one our website and they will soon take an interest in our treatment center.
Commitment and completion is very important so seeing treatment through till the end is advised. There is no set period or time frame; rather it depends on the severity of your case so you may need longer than planned. Rehab comes in different stages starting with primary dealing with the immediate problems, then secondary to deal with more enduring underlying problems and finally sober house, which is a transitional phase for reintegrating into society.
Read our website carefully and research others online. We have a tried and tested method used globally and recognized by all well respected professionals.
Hope is a primary addiction treatment center however we do admit personality disorders and low threshold mental health. Please read our “What we treat” page.
Yes, Hope Rehab Center is licensed by a number of international bodies (e.g. NAADAC registered in USA and FDAP Affiliated in the UK). We are also APCB certified in Asia. All our counsellors are certified as well.
We have an above average success rate, read our testimonials page and outcomes page for further information on the subject.
No treatment can claim to be 100% successful, and rarely does anyone succeed the first time so keep trying and eventually you will be successful.
You get 3 one on one individual counseling sessions per week, 2 with your counsellor and 1 with your mindfulness coach. Also you will get 12 group therapy sessions per week. This is the minimum you engage in, we are the most intensive Rehab program in Thailand with one the worlds leading program.
We understand that cost is a very important factor for you. Your commitment, as well as the length of your stay and seasonal fluctuation, will all be taken into account by us when calculating the cost of your stay on admission. Therefore we chose to not display a fixed price on our website. Please contact us to get a free consultation. Our treatment package at Hope is always all-inclusive and with no hidden costs. Our cost-to-value ratio is unmatched. We offer special rates and discounts for long-term stays. Also, we are opening new rooms over the Christmas and New Year season so will offer a special rate for this period. For more information on payment options and how to confirm your booking, please see our ‘Cost and Payment’ page.
Basically, everything is included. No hidden extra costs at all! We have compiled a comprehensive list on of what’s included in the price.
We do give discounts, especially on second and third months. Also, We are opening new rooms over the Christmas and New Year season so will offer a special rate for this period. Contact us for more information.
Hope Rehab offers very good value for your money. The cost of your treatment is calculated according to the length of your stay. We have set our monthly rates to encourage longer term stays whenever possible. Also, we are opening new rooms over the Christmas and New Year season so will offer a special rate for this period. Please see our Cost & Payment page for further information or contact us for a free consultation.
Hope has a very fair and well thought out refund policy. You pay an initial non-refundable deposit of $2000, then you have a few days after arrival to make up your mind as to whether you want to stay and only then pay the balance.
Thailand is now a well established destination for quality healthcare and Rehab. Hope’s location is in a particularly safe non-touristy area. We are located in the charming city of Sriracha, the Japanese centre in thailand.
The weather in Thailand is perfect for detox and recovery. Its always warm and sunny, even in rainy season, when we have the odd refreshing tropical shower to refresh us.
We are the only liecensed Rehab located on the coast in Thailand, and the only Rehab in reach of Bangkok airport, we collect you from Bangkok airport and take you straight to Hope Rehab in less than an hour.
With air travel cost as an all time low, due to oil prices and airline completion, getting to Bangkok is very cheap for westerners. Bangkok is the largest airport outside of a western country and the major hub for Asia.
All westerners receive a one month visa on arrival at the immigration dest at the airport, after the month is over we will get you another month extention at our local immigration office. Thereafter we escort you on a visa-run to the boarder 3 hours away, its a fun day trip.
A Hope team member will be waiting at Bangkok airport arrivals hall at meeting point one to collect you as you exit the bag claim area. You will be driven in a comfortable 4×4 straight to a comfortable room and medication if needed. more detail explained on location page
Yes, every client gets their own personal living space with shower and WiFI access for comfort and privacy. Please have a look at our accommodation page for more information.
The week is deliberately structured like a working week, with time to have fun and relax at the weekend.
We provide a list what to bring however you don’t need much and you can buy most basic items here. Some medication is not available so check with us before coming.
You will not need much spending money, a few dollars per week for personal effects, cigarettes and maybe shopping on a local market. If you are sending a loved one, daughter or son then we will keep the spending money locked in the safe and give it out as needed.
Yes, we understand that you have responsibilities and family commitments, so we permit structured use, mornings and evenings or at other times with permission from your counsellor. Generally, clients are allowed to keep the electronic devices in their rooms unless it interferes with their treatment. Then we will keep the communication devices in the office and allow supervised access when needed. Music helps with fitness and to relax sometimes however we don’t encourage isolating when there are group activities. Computers are very useful to do your assignment work on.
As part of treatment all clients get a balanced amount of time off-site. We have 4 weekly off-site trips including restaurant visits and beach visits on weekends. In addition you will have sober-coaching with a team member in town and around the locality. Second and third month senior peers are allowed to escort newer clients to our local shops, 10 minutes walk away. Read our boundaries and policy page.
Simple answer is YES we have no locks on the doors, treatment does not work unless you are willing. However we will do our best to encourage you to stay as it is often the Addicted part of someone that wants to leave and will find any excuse.
Yes but we restrict access to outside visitors as it can be a distraction and a trigger. We provide addiction information to family so they understand the problem and the solution.
We have a strong fitness program, the day starts at 6.30am and we have fitness classes at 7am before breakfast. Also we have our own Mauy Thai Boxing trainer who provides individual sessions.
Yes, special diets can be catered for. Please let us know about your requirements in your enquiry. In general, the food and diet at Hope Rehab consists of delicious, healthy, home-cooked meals that are served three times daily, with an emphasis on variety at each mealtime. Lunches and dinners provide at least 4 different types of meat and fish or seafood, together with a variety of salads, vegetables, and rice or pasta. The food and menu has been lovingly developed by Alon, and her team, with care and pride for our visitors to enjoy.
We work with celebrity and executive clients so we understand how important privacy and confidentiality is and respect and protect your anonymity at all times. We follow UK and USA protocols of duty of care.
Yes we have 3 online aftercare private groups that are very popular and lively with clients posting daily, also you will have a minimum of 8 weeks aftercare support from your counsellor and we can also make appropriate referrals to our therapeutic affiliates around the globe.
Short for Detoxification and strictly speaking refers to the process of withdrawing a patient from a toxic substance (Drugs or Alcohol) under clinical supervision. However this term is being used commercially to sell health products and services that are not really Detoxes but the idea helps with marketing.
Rehab is an abbreviation of Rehabilitation and these days usually refers to a residential unit specializing in Addiction. However it is also a generic medical term used to describe any recovery process both physical and mental.
To keep the environment safe we have rules, expectations and guidelines to be followed, some are very important such as not using drink or drugs unless directed by our staff. No sexual relationships as they ruin the therapeutic community and no aggression, violence or threats.
It can be difficult leaving loved ones however in the long term it’s worth it and family is relieved to know you are in a safe place. Statistically, family involvement gives clients better results. Schoolwork is also allowed plus we are happy to help manage your work issues with doctors letters.
We think so but in an appropriate manner and with our support and guidance, when you are ready. Be proud! You are taking responsibility and being honest is a healthy way forward.
Do speak to a professional psychologist or counsellor about your issues, or to begin our admissions process, you can either provide your details by using one of the contact forms on the website or alternatively you can call our admissions manager Natalie on +353 89 208 9770 or email us under [email protected]