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Resort 12 Thailand

Located in the city of Chiang Mai in mountainous northern Thailand, Resort 12 is a luxury treatment facility that specializes in the care of LGBTQ clients struggling with alcohol and substance use disorders, eating disorders and process addictions like sex, in addition to individuals with co-occurring mental conditions such as trauma, depression and anxiety. Resort 12 offers individualized therapeutic programming geared towards healing “the whole person” rather than merely treating symptoms. It employs a multi-theoretical approach to treatment that integrates a number of therapies including holistic methods, the 12-step recovery model, evidence-based practices and psychoanalysis. Resort 12 facilitates a medical detox and residential programming. 

Accommodations and Food

Resort 12 boasts a serene atmosphere ideal for clients beginning their recovery. Surrounded by beautifully landscaped grounds and the mountains of northern Thailand, the world-class facility has the feel of a chic hotel. The resort is equipped with 20 luxury bedrooms with en-suite guest accommodations, a fitness center, yoga studio, meditation room, a lap pool and an outdoors sports and recreation area for soccer and basketball. Bedrooms are furnished with a king-sized bed, refrigerator, a flat screen TV, WiFi and a veranda. In addition, the facility offers a training staff, daily laundry, room cleaning and shopping.

Clients enjoy delicious and healthy Thai and fusion meals prepared by the Resort 12 culinary team. In addition to a top notch menu tailored to each client’s dietary preferences, the facility also has a juice bar.

Treatment and Staff

During intake, clients undergo a comprehensive assessment that includes nutrition, medical behavioral, clinical, fitness and holistic evaluation. The assessment helps the Resort 12 team design the best possible individualized treatment program personalized to the specific needs and goals of the client. If deemed necessary, clients enter Resort 12’s medical detox program situated in the on-site full-service Mountain View Hospital. While in detox, clients receive medication to help curb the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms, and are supervised by an around-the-clock medical staff.

Following detox, clients typically transition into the residential facility. The duration of residential care varies depending on the specific needs of the client. The facility offers a 60 and 90 day program as well as a 28 day accelerated plan and a tailored plan customized to the individual. In treating a broad array of alcohol and substance use disorder, eating disorders and co-occurring mental illnesses for LGBTQ residents, Resort 12 offers an integrated philosophy to treatment that utilizes a plethora of therapeutic methods designed for personalized care. Therapies include nutrition education, fitness, physical and massage therapy, holistic methods and evidence-based models. Residents engage in individual and group sessions with therapists that employ psychoanalysis, the 12-step method, CBT and EMDR to treat trauma as a causal component of a current condition. In addition, the facility offers mindfulnesses, art therapy, yoga and process groups that focus on sex, body image and relapse prevention.

The Resort 12 team is comprised of a 20 person medical team led by Dr. Suttipan Takkapajit, a clinical psychiatrist. Medication management is available for clients in need of dual diagnosis support.


Resort 12 believes that a strong aftercare program is an integral component to the success of a sustainable long-term recovery. To this end, clients are welcome to participate in an eight-week program following their discharge from the facility, free of charge. Clients and counselors meet regularly over video chat to discuss relapse prevention skills.

In Summary

Located in the scenic mountains of northern Thailand, Resort 12 is a treatment facility that offers detox and residential programming for LGBTQ clients struggling with alcohol and substance use disorders, eating disorders and co-occurring mental illnesses as well as process addictions like sex. With an on-site medical hospital and a four-star facility, clients are treated like executive clientele in a posh hotel. Resort 12 provides the best in accommodations and cuisine, in addition to a comprehensive curriculum specialized for LGBTQ residents. For clients seeking an elite recovery experience they will never forget, Resort 12 is an excellent choice.

Resort 12 Location

296/1 Moo 3
Huay Sai, Mae Rim
Chiang Mai
Thailand 50180

Resort 12 Cost

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