Twin Rivers Exotic Location-Great Choice for Addiction Rehab
The ability to travel almost anywhere in the world to find appropriate addiction treatment is a fantastic development because it makes it more likely that people will find the help they need. This is now an option open to most of us due to low-cost airfares, easy to access information online, and most rehabs around the world are setup to accept international clients. Here are just 5 reasons choosing to go to an inpatient treatment center in South Africa might be a good option for you:
1. A Completely Different Environment Can Make it Easier to Think Differently
Our mood and thought processes can be strongly influenced by our environment. One of the reasons most of us love to get away to a foreign country on holiday is for a few weeks it can feel as if we are a different person. Going to a drug or alcohol rehab in a foreign country can make it easier to think about things in a different way. Changing our thought processes is vital in early recovery so being in an environment that encourages this is a significant asset.
2. You Put Some Distance between Yourself and Your Usual Addiction Triggers
At home, you are going to be surrounded by all the stresses and triggers that have been driving your addiction. Familiar sights and sounds can trigger strong cravings that weaken your resolve. It is not going to be possible to completely eradicate all of these triggers but being in a foreign environment will mean you have far less of them to content with.
3. Travelling to an Exotic Location Means High Quality Treatment at an Affordable Price
A private rehab in many parts of the world can be too expensive for most of us to afford easily. One of the wonderful things about travelling to somewhere like South Africa is you can get high quality treatment at an affordable price due to the favourable exchange rate.
4. It Makes Staying in Rehab All the More Special
Going to rehab is going to require that you are willing to leave your comfort zone at times, but this doesn’t mean it can’t be an enjoyable experience. In fact, these early days of recovery can be something you cherish for the rest of your life. By choosing to go to rehab in an exotic environment, you just add to the specialness of the whole experience. Of course, you don’t want to go too much into ‘holiday mode’ as there is important work to be done, but there will be plenty of time for relaxation and fun.
5. A Drug Rehab in an Exotic Location Offers the Perfect Environment for Recovery
Here at Twin Rivers Rehab we are lucky enough to be surrounded by some breath-taking scenery including award winning beaches. We provide you with a sanctuary from your addiction where you can begin the process of transformation and healing. This environment is likely to slow down your thinking and make it easier for you to begin getting excited about making essential changes and improving your future.
David is the Clinical and Development Director of Twin Rivers Rehab in South Africa and a UK Accredited Addictions Therapist with the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals UK. Articles/Blogs are written with the assistance of researchers and other specialists in the field of addiction and the recovery process