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8 Best Rehabs in Thailand

“Choosing a Rehab in Thailand”

“Google is God”….or can it be the devil sometimes?

This ‘8 best Rehabs in Thailand’  page is about dodgy online websites and a cautionary warning so important reading for all. The reason we have written this article is because Google’s listings for Rehabs in Thailand is now saturated with fake rehab review and compare websites, and we feel someone should publish the truth to help the public. Unfortunately, Google prioritizes these bogus websites above genuine ones like Hope Rehab Thailand’s website. In reality there are only a handful of decent facilities in Thailand however there seems to be many many more websites cluttering up search engines – why?

8 reasons to read this article when Researching Best Rehabs in Thailand.

  1. Unfortunately, be aware of the shocking truth.
  2. Research thoroughly before making your choice.
  3. Get the best help and right help possible.
  4. Taking Responsibility improves your self-esteem anyway.
  5. Avoid Financial loss and being conned.
  6. Avoid disappointment and being damaged further.
  7. Be properly informed before deciding.
  8. It’s simply eye-opening information for many trusting souls.

Warning: Fake Rehab Listings & Review Websites for Thailand

If you come across a review websites when searching on Google for Rehabs in Thailand be sure they are ethical and genuine. Compare websites are a con; both globally and in Thailand. They are usually owned and operated by either commercial rehabs or those who wish to extort and exploit those of us with alcohol or drug problems as well as independent rehab operators. Hope does not partake is such deceptive practices as they demand large sums of money to be listed at the top or correctly.

Who are Operating Bogus Websites? “Best Rehabs Thailand”

8 Best Rehabs in Thailand or 12 best Rehabs, I have even seen 16 best Rehabs – most do not exist! Some of the Comparison websites are owned and operated by the commercial rehab listed at the top and others are money making scams that demand high fees from Rehabs to be listed at the top. We have received many such invitations to send in our own review and listing text as the guides do not actually know anything about the rehabs they list. Often, the deal is you pay them and write your own review.

You Won’t Find Us on Top of Fake Review Websites

Compare Thai rehab websites are set-up by commercial rehabs to direct people to their rehabs dishonestly. They are bogus listing website run by greedy or irresponsible individuals. They list themselves or rehabs who pay the high fee’s demanded as number one or near the top. Hope Rehab will not pay as doing so increases the cost to our clients and is dishonest.

Also, this practice of putting up negative information about wonderful rehabs like Hope Rehab, just to direct custom to themselves, is despicable. They present the websites to look official, yet they are not. Hope Rehab Thailand is officially licensed by the Thai Ministry of Health which many of these others are not despite claiming they are. Take note, none of these comparison websites that we are aware of  have actually visited  the rehabs they review. It is just about the money.

…none of these comparison websites that we are aware of  have actually visited  the rehabs they review, they are not experts, psychologists, addicts, clients or qualified in anyway. It is just about the money.

People Trafficking and Ethics “Referral Website”

It is both ethically wrong and illegal for a rehab to be participating in such practices. These practices could now come under ‘People -Trafficking’ laws which are a felony in the USA and other countries.

Criminal Tactics and Legal Issues being abused

Using banned tactics on Google is a way of cheating to falsely make your Rehab or listings website appear to rank higher than others. This serves a dual purpose, one being to give a false impression that you are considered a priority by search engines. Many of these commercial rehabs and websites practice this even though they will be punished eventually. They then simply publish a new website and do the same. Unfortunately search engines have fallen behind in preventing this strategy.

Blood Money – It’s All About the Money

The latest way some of these scammers make money is via “affiliate links” this means if you press a link and are directed to a commercial rehab website the bogus compare website gets a kick-back. Some of these fake compare or comparison websites about rehabs in Thailand are operated by the most expensive rehabs and include subtle put-downs on other low cost independent Rehabs. Their fake ranking systems includes mis-information about Hope Rehab Thailand because in truth we rank number one and that is not good for their pockets.

Digital Ambulance Chasers – Best Rehabs Thailand

Also known as Shysters, these are lawyers who uses unscrupulous ways to get business “an ambulance-chasing shyster” who wait for someone to get hurt or a disaster to happen and then offers to take the case for the money. We understand that there will always be those who wish to exploit any opportunity to make a buck however preying on vulnerable people is the point.

8 Questions to Ask when Researching Best Rehabs in Thailand

  1. Is the rehab licensed or accredited?
  2. How much one-to-one counselling do you get weekly? Ask for a copy of the daily timetable.
  3. Does the center specialize in your issues?
  4. What is the average duration of stay?
  5. Ask about Google and Facebook reviews or client testimonials.
  6. Look at the team page and check the staff listed are actuarily working there, and where do they come from, Are any staff recovering themselves?
  7. Do they take serious psychiatric patients also – maybe inappropriate for you!
  8. Any hidden costs or undeclared extra costs you should know about?

Glossy Magazine Style Rehab Websites

Most of these Rehabs in Thailand, listing guides use glossy magazine style website templates. And most of the commercial Rehabs in Thailand also  seek to draw in potential clients using models and glossy stock photos or photoshopped images. Sadly some people are attracted by these glamorous 5 star resort style pictures. Whilst the Hope Rehab facility, grounds and local environment is by far the most stimulating and appropriate for addiction treatment we only use real photos to give you a realistic feel of our wonderful location. The most common comment when people arrive is that Hope far exceeds their expectation.

Luxury resorts can look tempting with models and photoshopped images – But are they real or even the answer for your addiction, Depression, Anxiety treatment or indeed your all-round general health? Self-improvement rarely comes from the easy way or shortcuts, its usually through challenge that help us grow. Also psychosocially so-called exclusive retreats will reduce exposure to many opportunities to meet people from all backgrounds and cultures. At Hope Rehab you will be more than comfortable, our cuisine is famed for its quality and the rooms are furnished in interesting antiques, the facility is owned by a senior Thai diplomat and is far grander than any so called luxury resort.

Check Out Real Google Reviews – Powerful & Inspiring

In reality Hope Rehab Thailand has the most genuine positive Google Reviews of all Rehabs in Thailand. We urge you read our Google reviews as they may inspire and motivate you. Many make a powerful and profound impression which cannot be found at other Rehabs in Thailand.

How to really Compare Thai Rehabs – Do Research

Searching for the best Rehab in Thailand requires careful consideration: Thailand is one of the worlds most popular destinations, being famous for its service minded people, food, climate and Buddhist society. Now Thailand is renowned for its accessible Rehab treatment facilities. Hope Rehab has never had a bad review and will protect our reputation at all costs.

Hope has received global and professional recognition since opening and you will find many media articles written about us, so please investigate before booking. We beleive Hope Rehab ranks at the top of list of Rehabs in Thailand if not in the world. Since opening our aim has been to create a high quality service together with a financially accessible service. Hope rehab is incredible value for the intensive, effective treatment you will receive.

Hope Rehab the Truth – 8 Best Rehabs in Thailand indeed

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Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any concerns or question……

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Best Rehabs in Thailand Websites – Important Reading

Thailand’s Top Rehab

“As a service Hope Rehab over delivers and under charges”

Below is a list briefly outlining some of the services you will receive whilst in our care. Also we recommend you check out our free program workbooks and guides on our Hope Recovery Library page.

The Hope Program

  1. CBT approach
  2. Dual-diagnosis
  3. 12 steps techniques
  4. One-on-one counseling
  5. Group therapy sessions
  6. Aftercare group and online aftercare
  7. Trauma counseling
  8. All addictions program
  9. Family involvement
  10. Adolescent program
  11. Sober living House
  12. Personal training sessions
  13. Fitness actives
  14. Mindfulness meditation
  15. Weekly excursions

The Hope Facility

  1. Coastal location
  2. Large private site
  3. Interesting locality
  4. Private accommodation ensuite
  5. Swimming pool
  6. Fitness centre  indoor and out
  7. On-site security
  8. Nearest to Bangkok airport

Hope Medical Care

  1. UK nurse on team
  2. Local private hospital nearby
  3. On-site detox
  4. Work with local Psychiatrist
  5. Psychologist on site

Comparing Rehabs in Thailand – Which One is Right for You?

Choosing a rehab can be a confusing business. These facilities will all be eager to get your attention, so how do you separate the advertising gimmicks from the information you need to make an informed choice? Ideally, you want to find unbiased reviews, but can you be sure such the review you are reading is unbiased?

Rehab Review Websites: Can You Trust Comparison Websites?

It is easy to understand the appeal of rehab comparison websites. Why would you go to all the trouble of researching rehabs individually when an online source claims to do this for you? If you are able to assess all of your Thai rehab options in one place, it is going to save you time and be more convenient. The problem is that for comparison websites to be of real value, they need provide unbiased information. However be clear none of the comparison websites on rehabs in Thailand have visited any of the rehabs they list or know anything about the programs addiction treatment for that matter (see above).

There are good reasons to be cautious about trusting the information provided by rehab comparison websites such as: It is easy for a rehab to create a comparison website that flatters their own facility while sowing doubt about the services provided by their competition – it only costs a few dollars to buy a domain name (e.g. thebestthairehab.com – not a real website yet!) and then use this as a promotional tool.

Many comparison websites make money through referrals or clicks (e.g. they make money if you book a stay in rehab using a link on their website). This means they are going to heavily promote the facilities that offer the highest referral bonus – unfortunately, it is too often the worst services that offer the highest rewards to comparison websites as they are the most desperate for referrals.

You may end up paying more for an addiction treatment center by going through one of these websites as some will add on their commission to the overall cost. Even the most ethical rehab comparison websites are going to be biased by the views and opinions of the content providers. Do you really want to decide your future based on the views of a stranger?

Should You Trust Compare Thai Rehabs Sites?

Given that anyone can create a rehab comparison website, and there is money to be made by doing so, it is probably best to take any information you find on them with a large grain of salt. You will certainly want to be cautious if one rehab in particular is receiving glowing reviews. Bottom line – if you can’t be sure of the source of the review, your best bet may be to ignore it.

How to Effectively Compare Rehabs in Thailand

Choosing a rehab may be one of the most important decisions you ever make. This is because it is by combining your determination to quit addiction with the right resources and environment that you have the greatest chance to succeed. If you rely too much on a biased rehab comparison website, you risk choosing something that isn’t appropriate for you.

Here are some tips for more effectively comparing Thai rehabs:

  1. Check out website of the various rehabs and try to ignore obvious sales gimmicks.
  2. Trust your intuition.
  3. Speak directly to the team at the rehab to get a sense of what they are about.
  4. Try to determine what you need from the rehab beforehand.
  5. Look at the photos and get a feel if they are real or faked.

“At Hope rehab Thailand, we don’t depend on gimmicks or paid affiliates to get your attention. If you would like to find out more about what we offer, just contact us for an honest chat”

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