At Holina, we understand that that when it comes to a long-term successful recovery, addiction treatment in residential rehab is only the beginning. But it’s such an important beginning!.
It’s time to get back to yourself.
Overcoming any addiction is a challenging procedure. After all, if giving up was easy, then it wouldn’t be an addiction in the first place and that’s why we have created our tailored addiction treatment programs.
Recovering is not as straight forwards as simply stopping. All addictions are labelled as such because of the mental obsession that persuades us that this time will be different and that we can drink/use/engage without the same consequences as yesterday or the last time, and alcohol addiction is a very strong example of this.
However, if you are serious and dedicated to overcoming your addiction and recovering, then our Holina Addiction treatments will serve you to finally close the door to your debilitating dependency and kick-start your life again.
Holina Rehab Resort provides a holistic recovery program for mind, body & soul. A robust 12-step program, psychotherapy & trauma resolution, body movement, breathwork, somatic therapy, partially submerged in the pool, massages & physical wellness, art therapy, therapeutic activities, spiritual practices like meditation & mindfulness as well as a tailored post-rehab program – these are just a few of the main ingredients for the successful long-term recovery offered at Holina Rehab.
White beaches, turquoise sea and coconut palm trees – this tropical paradise island is the perfect place for detox and holistic addiction recovery.
It’s time to get back to yourself!
Holina sits upon a resort on a pinnacle off the west coast of Koh Phangan (Srithanu), with some of the most beautiful sunsets in the world on daily show from our rehab facilities.
Because of our tropical climate, the temperature never drops below 23* / 73.5 f at night, and rarely over 35* / 95 f during the day and sometimes it rains a little. That’s about it for our weather. Lovely and warm at night, and comfortably warm during the day.
Essentially our rehab facilities are set within paradise and the beauty of Koh Phangan, within the delights and magic of Thailand and our home, Holina Rehab Thailand.
We are blessed with 1 large swimming pool and one even larger pool here at Holina for all our guests to utilise as part of our standard rehab facilities. The first one lies on the north side overlooking the peaceful cove and sea. Aside from being a great place to cool down, it’s also next to the massage huts and our private beach. It is sun-drenched throughout the day and is the perfect pool to hang out in at Holina Rehab Thailand.
We believe in excellent health and vitality; therefore, having a gymnasium and various exercise groups is a must for Holina Rehab.
Our gym is air-conditioned and serves the size of the Holina population, with multiple pieces of equipment and space for floor work.
We have the purpose-built Sauna next door, which is a great space for supporting certain types of substance detoxes as well as being supportive of a general physical cleanse.
We have just built our Ice Bath next to the sauna, which helps significantly with depression as we add to our existing rehab facilities.
Connect with us via Video Chat and have a personalised Assessment with Ian Young (subject to his availability through the booking calendar app).
You also have the option to start a WhatsApp chat with our Treatment Manager, Ian Young if you prefer to use this platform to make contact with our team. You will see the WhatsApp Logo at the bottom of your screen. Just click Icon and it will open up a chat window directly on your device.
If you would like to make contact via email you can scroll to the bottom of the page or click the green button below and you will be taken to the email form. Please supply up-to-date contact information and our Global Treatment Manager, Ian Young will be straight back in contact with you through your email address. Please note because of the timezone difference there might be a small delay in getting back to you.
The Holina therapeutic program is a combination of physical, cognitive, mental, behavioural, emotional and spiritual functionally alongside practical socially supportive activities and learnings to treat various addictions & mental health issues.
Holina’s vision & tropical location combined with some of the world’s leading addiction specialists is some of the key components that lead to our client’s long-term success.
We have a wide selection of accommodation options available when you stay at Holina Rehab, Koh Phangan. We believe your environment and the people around you can make a big difference in your treatment and your overall well-being.
Please enquire about the pricing structure of 24/7 medically managed detox, supervised by Doctors and nurses, licensed as an inpatient hospital on the contact form below.
If you would like to know more about our Holina Treatment Centre, in Thailand please feel free to drop us a quick message here. Please fill in as many details as possible to help us understand your current situation and history.
Coming to Holina is more than just recovery. You will find support here for life. Even after treatment, we offer support groups for continuing support on your treatment journey.
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If the substances you consume, or your behaviour or attitude is getting you into trouble or having a negative impact on your life, The River Rehab may be an important option for you to consider. Not only will we provide you with the tools that you need, but we will also give you access to customized levels of treatment that will enable you to literally reinvent your life.
We treat the disease of addiction, which incorporates all substance dependencies, including alcohol, cocaine, crack, crystal meth, ketamine, heroin, methadone, Subutex, morphine, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, psychedelics, ecstasy, solvents, and legal (prescribed) medication addictions, as well as other process and behavior addictions such as sex, love, gaming, gambling, internet or technologies, shopping, food, exercise and co-dependency. We believe that addiction is a disease of the mind, from which we can recover, one day at a time.
We are a residential rehab experience, with a minimum of one month commitment. People are not permitted to come by and visit or look around unless an appointment has been made. This is to protect the privacy and the space for our residents and to keep them safe. We are not a day care facility or outpatient service. We only serve those people looking for a fully immersive experience.
Our minimum commitment is 4 weeks. Even considering that it’s possible to overcome an addiction with any long-lasting effect for any shorter period is simply unrealistic, and likely unethical. Whilst our minimum commitment is 4 weeks, many, probably most of our residents stay 6 to 8 weeks and some up to 12 weeks (the full program length).
We will discourage this until after week 9. Whilst it may be nice to think that your family are supportive and want to encourage you, it’s a huge distraction from treatment for the individual, and our collective observations (in other facilities) are that in over 66% of these visits it leads to disruption, early self-discharge, and often relapse. That said, please know we’re a treatment centre driven by your success and we do know that your success is significantly improved when family members are engaged in their loved one’s recovery. So if you would like to organise either a zoom call with your family and your primary therapist, or an actual family visit on site, we would encourage this towards the end of your treatment experience.
We appreciate that you will be away from your loved ones for fairly long periods of time, and that connection to them is important. Sometimes work or business calls are important to you. We will always find ways to help you facilitate these relationships. We have super-fast internet, and all the bedrooms have Smart TVs running You Tube and Netflix etc. However, it is our policy to remove you from your digital devices for the first 2 weeks of treatment, whilst you settle in. Most of our resident genuinely appreciate this break from their devices, but if you ever have anything important to attend to then we’ll coordinate that for you. After 2 weeks, you can use your phone and laptop in your room outside of scheduled structure and groups, so we ask that they’re handed in during the day and that you use them during the evenings.
Yes you may. Whilst we’d love to encourage you to quit whilst youre with us, we acknowledge that many people still smoke So you may smoke on the balcony of your room, or in the dedicated smoking sala in the lounge area.
Koh Phangan is a warm climate all year round. It is typically in the low to mid 30s*c / low 90s*f during the day, and at night it rarely goes under 23*c / mid 70s*f Sometimes it rains, usually for up to 30 minutes, which serves at cooling down the air. Occasionally it may rain for longer periods (typically in October or November), though this doesn’t interfere with treatment particularly.
Pack as if you were coming on holiday to a tropical paradise island in Thailand – which, of course you are. Summer style clothing is recommended (light shirts, T-shirts, shorts, comfortable shoes, sneakers, flip flops / sandals, etc, light, breathable clothing and swimwear for the pool and the beaches. Most of us wear underwear, shorts, T-shirts / Tank Tops / Vests, sneakers, sandals & tongs / flip flops. Active wear for workouts and other fitness activities including swimming, sports shoes, and light wear for yoga. We do physical activities almost every day, so bring a few pairs to allow for laundry times.
There is no need to dress formal or smart. Everything is relaxed, comfort focused and easy going. We have a safe to keep your valuables in, but expensive jewellery and other luxury items are unnecessary. Toiletries: Please bring your own toiletries and hygiene products, such as toothbrushes, toothpaste, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, shaving materials, basic makeup, hairbrush, etc. Anything you forget we can purchase from local shops.
Medications: You are allowed to continue using your doctor-prescribed medications while in rehab, but please do bring proof of your prescription. Please keep all your pills in the original packaging so that they are not to be unauthorized narcotics.
Kindly do not bring the following: Alcohol or drugs: It might seem self-explanatory, but some clients may try to sneak in a last-minute hit, fix, pill, can, bottle, etc. Your bags and belongings will be searched when you arrive at Holina. Alcohol or drug paraphernalia: This includes anything that advertises or glorifies the use of alcohol or drugs. This should also include items that display support for criminal acts including terrorism, sex, gambling, or other negatively perceived notions that could upset other residents.
Weapons: There is absolutely no need to bring any knives or weapons with you to Thailand or to treatment. They will be confiscated and destroyed. Toiletries that contain alcohol: Leave any alcohol-based products at home, such as certain mouthwashes, nail polish remover, perfumes, and aerosols.
We have 2 main Chef’s (supported by 2 other Thai chefs) – a Meat focused one and a Vegan Chef. You can advise us of any of your specific dietary needs and we can manage them. We’re used to having people with all types of needs. Nothing unusual there.
Our prices are all inclusive and dependent upon the style of room you choose – shared, single occupancy or private plunge pool villa. You can view our prices here
We don’t have any hidden costs, though there are some costs that should be aware of. We pay for any psychiatric assessments and other mental health professional visits. We ask you to pay for anything non detox or mental health related, including your medications.
We also ask that you have travel or medical insurance in place before you come to us. This is really for any non-detox or psychiatric related problems, like if you fall over and break your arm, or some other uncalculated trip to accident and emergency.
We don’t pay for your flights to and from Koh Samui Airport (USM), but we do cover the cost of getting you from the airport to Holina and we will pay for your return to the airport unless you check out against clinical advice. Typically, our clients spend between US$50 and $75 per month on personal items, such as snacks, sodas, cigarettes, some toiletries, etc, but it’s not necessary to spend any more. Even gift buying on this island is relatively cheap compared to the rest of the world.
At this time, residents of most countries around the world are able to come into Thailand and achieve a visa upon entry. We will advise you on this process. It’s very straight forwards.
If you extend your treatment and need a longer visa then we will swallow this cost for you.
Currently, having COVID vaccines make life much easier for entering Thailand. If you do not have your COVID vaccines then you will be asked to take a PCR test and pay for it at the airport.