White River Manor is a private, luxury residential treatment facility for men and women struggling with substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders. It opened in 2015 in White River, a quaint farming town situated just north of Nelspruit in Mpumalanga, South Africa. White River Manor draws clients from around the globe due to its world-class accommodations. The secluded facility is about a three-hour drive from the Pretoria/Johannesburg metro area. White River Manor provides individualized treatment in a peaceful, remote setting. Treatment has a specific focus on restoring physical and mental health with holistic and evidence-based methods.
Accommodations and Food
White River Manor is a beautiful gated compound nestled alongside the White River in a 100-year-old garden. Clients can choose from a range of luxury shared suites or spacious private executive suites, which are exclusive one-bedroom villas with private patios. The entire facility features unique architecture and lovely interiors. Bedrooms are luxurious, with fine linens, WiFi, satellite TVs and private bathrooms. There is also an on-site business center with conference facilities for executive clients. The grounds feature acres of manicured estate gardens, a pool, an outdoor café area, views of the river and lush foliage.
A professional chef prepares all meals and offers a variety of healthy options for a balanced and nutritional diet. There is a also a café and delicatessen on-site that sells fine coffee, cappuccinos, espressos, croissants and freshly prepared snacks.
Treatment and Staff
White River Manor’s approach to addiction treatment uses an individualized strategy for each client. The program generally takes anywhere from 28 to 120 days to complete, depending on the client. If clients require detox, the process can take place on-site under the supervision of a team of medical professionals.
Treatment includes classic therapy protocols such as DBT, CBT, Motivational Interviewing (MI), biofeedback and EMDR. Group therapy takes place in the form of traditional process groups and therapeutic group activities like yoga, music and art therapy. For high-profile clients who require total privacy, individual therapy is offered exclusively in the place of groups. In the evenings, clients are provided with discreet transportation to off-site AA or Celebrate Recovery meetings.
White River Manor employs a wide range of specialists including nurses, a consulting psychologist and psychiatrist, Master’s-level therapists, a pastor and spiritual counselor, a music therapist and personal fitness trainers. Dual diagnosis support is also offered in the form of individual therapy and medication management.
White River Manor offers a wide array of activities for clients including elephant excursions, safaris in the nearby Kruger Wildlife Park, fishing, golf, horse trail riding, drumming and various forms of exercise like jogging, walking, hiking, swimming, rugby, football, cricket, mountain biking, Pilates, canoeing and rock climbing. Clients can also benefit from participating in an outreach program helping the children at Bellasnova Orphanage in Bela Vista, Mozambique.
White River Manor Spa provides a professional beauty spa experience. A variety of massage techniques, facials, manicures, pedicures and more are available.
White River Manor offers a fantastic, inviting, family-style environment that gives clients the foundation for a healthy life in recovery. Through various therapeutic methods, residents discover the tools to think, feel and act. Due to the highly exclusive and private nature of this program, the exact address and location is not disclosed.
White River Manor Location
Jatinga Road, Plaston
White River, Mpumalanga
White River Manor Cost
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