Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre Reviews, Cost, Complaints

Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre

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The Basics

Located in the Western Cape of South Africa in the seaside town of Plettenberg Bay, Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre is a boutique facility that specializes in the care of clients struggling with substance use disorders, eating disorders, process addictions and personal issues. Founded in 2005 and registered with the Department of Social Development in South Africa, Oasis offers a full continuum of treatment services including detox, residential care, an aftercare program and sober living. The curriculum integrates the 12-step method with holistic therapies and wellness activities.

Accommodations and Food

Situated along the Garden Route in the tranquil town of Plettenberg Bay, Oasis provides a safe and nurturing environment mere minutes from the beach. The upscale facility boasts an open floor plan and plenty of windows to allow natural light; a large common area with a wood-burning stove and a library; a spacious kitchen; outdoor pool; ping pong table; multiple therapy rooms, and leisure areas for socializing and playing games. All five bedrooms open up to a beautiful, sunny courtyard and are equipped with twin sized beds, closets and nice furnishings. There are bedrooms equipped for single and double occupancy.

Residents dine together and enjoy home cooked meals that are healthy and nutritious. Clients are encouraged to participate in the cooking duties on the weekends. Snacks and fruit are available all day.

Treatment and Staff

The goal of Oasis is provide a treatment program that fosters individual, social and familial growth by integrating professional counseling with the spiritual component found in the Minnesota model of 12-step recovery. Upon entering treatment, clients undergo a comprehensive mental and psychiatric assessment to determine their suitability for the program and help the staff to create an individualized care plan to meet their specific needs. If deemed necessary, the client enters the detox process. Oasis offers a medical detox with around-the-clock supervision and medication to ease withdrawal symptoms.

Oasis treats clients with an array of issues including substance use disorders, eating disorders, co-dependency, self-harm or process addictions to gambling or sex. While the length of treatment varies depending on the specific needs of the resident, most clients typically stay twelve weeks. The facility provides an individualized treatment program that utilizes a range of therapies including individual and group sessions, self-help groups, nutrition, and holistic modalities like yoga and art therapy. These approaches are used in conjunction with the primary Minnesota method. 

The Oasis team is comprised of psychotherapists, addiction counselors and a clinical director. Medication management is not available for individuals with co-occurring disorders. As such, those needing dual diagnosis support might need to seek treatment at a different facility.

Extras

Oasis takes full advantage of the abounding natural beauty in the area. Outdoor fitness and wellness activities include horseback riding, surfing, cycling, beach walks, ocean swims and tennis. In addition, clients participate in team building and overnight outings.

In addition to substance use and eating disorders, Oasis also treats clients with with self-harm and cutting addictions.

Following completion of residential care, many clients stay in the Plettenberg Bay area to participate in the aftercare program. Oasis provides weekly support where clients can meet with addiction counselors on an individual basis. The facility also offers sober living accommodations at the Solar House, a 12-step based halfway house for clients transitioning back into regular life.

In Summary

Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre specializes in the care of clients struggling with a range of addictions including substance use disorder, eating disorder and process addictions like gambling and sex. While the treatment is rooted in the 12-step method, Oasis integrates holistic methods and wellness activities into the program. The facility also offers a medical detox program, aftercare and sober living housing for those that need a sober foundation while transitioning back into regular life. For clients seeking a 12-step based residential program, an experienced and compassionate staff of experts, and a beautiful setting to begin their recovery journey, Oasis is a great option.

Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre
119 Longships
Plettenberg Bay, Western Cape
South Africa

Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre Cost: Contact for cost. Reach Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre by phone at +27 (0) 44 5331752 or by email at [email protected]. Find Oasis Addictions Treatment Centre on Facebook, Google + and Pinterest

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  1. I am currently a temporary foster parent to a 17 year old boy who’s father who has been and still is a addict.
    His behavior suggests that he will head in the same direction as his attitude is that of not accepting authority, wanting adult privileges and to have child responsibilities. I am trying to re-integrate him back home and he has displayed a resistance toward rules set out. This indicates that this is heading south on the start of this process. Are there courses or programs that can help him to be aware of where his choices will be leading him to? If you do not give these courses then could you please refer me to who might present them …

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