Jahara Treatment Center Reviews, Cost, Complaints

Jahara Treatment Center


Jahara Rehab Review

Located about a five hour’s drive northeast of Johannesburg, South Africa, in the beautiful, quaint town of Kampersrus, Jahara Treatment Center is a residential treatment facility that specializes in the care of clients with alcohol and substance use disorders. Founded in October of 2016, Jahara offers a host of therapeutic methods including the 12-step recovery model, ecotherapy, psychoeducation, experiential therapy, relapse prevention. Further, through a bio-psycho-social treatment philosophy, the facility seeks to completely restore the client’s life, from their relationship with their spouse to their standing in the community.

Accommodations and Food

Jahara offers a truly unique residential experience situated at the foot of the Drakensburg Mountains. Clients enjoy the peace and serenity necessary for beginning recovery. Residents enjoy regular wilderness outings that include hiking in the nearby Blyde Canyon and a walk with the lions. The campus boasts plenty of fun amenities like volleyball, indoor soccer and a fitness center with weights.

At Jahara, dining and community are linked. The treatment team seeks to introduce a fun and healthy lifestyle change through the tasty and nutritious meals with the freshest foods. Clients are involved with the meal prep, and sometimes are challenged to work within a budget. Clients with allergies or dietary preferences can enjoy alternatives.

Treatment and Staff

Jahara incorporates an extensive number of experiential and traditional therapies into the larger 12-step recovery framework. The staff takes full advantage of the beautiful surroundings, reminding clients that giving up control is perhaps the most important component of a successful recovery and a happy life. Individual and group sessions are held under waterfalls, on top of mountains and in the rainforest. Clients engage in process groups that focus on psychoeducation, relapse prevention and the client’s own life story. Individuals also have the option of participating in specialized programs tailored to specific needs such as eating disorders, sex addiction and mental illnesses like bipolar disorder and anxiety.

The Jahara team is made up of a social worker, addiction specialists, counselors, student counselors and an emergency medical response unit that includes local physicians. For clients with co-occurring disorders, medication management is available and options for detox can also be overseen.


Clients seeking a way to make extra money while at Jahara can help with a nearby hot air balloon business.

In Summary

Situated in the small town of Kampersrus, the Jahara Treatment Centre provides a holistic treatment experience in the middle of beautiful South Africa. With an extraordinarily low staff-to-client ratio, residents receive an intimate and comprehensive experience rooted in the 12-step method. With special tracks for individuals with co-occurring disorders and surface addictions as well as medication management, Jahara is an exceptional experience for clients seeking something completely different.

Jahara Treatment Center Cost

9 Mare Street
Kampersrus AH, LP, 1371
South Africa

Jahara Treatment Center Cost

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