Qataris find effective and affordable rehab for alcohol addiction at The Cabin Chiang Mai
Qatar is a nation of curious extremes. While the country is quite conservative and most residents follow the strict strand of Wahhabi Islam, recent modernization efforts over the past twenty years have introduced thousands of foreigners to the area. This has transformed the skyline to one full of skyscrapers, hotels, and nightclubs, and that has introduced a new influx of people who, unfortunately, have brought with them a greater tolerance for alcohol and illicit substances. Shockingly, expatriates now outnumber locals by an approximate 4:1 ratio, with most of them living in the capital city of Doha. To accommodate these newcomers to Qatar, a manmade island off the coast of Doha was constructed, called the Pearl, and has become a vibrant gathering place for those who want to drink with friends.
It is much easier for non-Muslims to drink in Qatar. Unlike neighbouring countries that require permits to drink and charge up to 100% in alcohol taxes, all that is needed to drink in Qatar is an ID card. The only time a license is required is if an individual wants to purchase alcohol for home consumption. A minimum monthly salary of 4,000 riyals is required, though people who make less than that have found a way around the alcohol license/minimum income statute – the black market. There is a black market for alcohol in Qatar, though it isn’t as robust as in other nearby countries because the alcohol laws aren’t as strict here.
On the surface it would seem that Qatar has created a reasonable environment in which to legally enjoy alcohol, if one desires. But according to the country’s Supreme Council of Health, up to 5% of Qatar’s population is said to have a drug or alcohol addiction problem. But due to the social stigma of announcing an alcohol or drug addiction, most individuals do not seek treatment and local treatment options are few and far between. More and more residents of Qatar are now choosing to seek treatment for an alcohol addiction overseas. And a leading choice for those who seek the absolute finest in alcohol dependency rehabilitation at an affordable price is The Cabin Chiang Mai.
Why The Cabin is the right choice for Qataris
The Cabin Chiang Mai is a world-class treatment and rehabilitation centre that is located in a beautiful corner of Thailand in the city of Chiang Mai. The facility is positioned right along the famous Ping River, and patients will find a soothing environment, Thai-style accommodations, and a peaceful and relaxing spirit that will support their journey toward an addiction-free lifestyle.
Rehab programs are facilitated by either English or Arabic-speaking professionals, and Western-style treatment options are combined with holistic elements to create a mind and body-enriching process that results in a 96% success rate. The English-language program combines standard treatment steps, physical therapy, holistic treatments, and more, while the Arabic-language rehab process employs the use of native Arabic-speakers who fully understand the cultural needs and sensitivities of our Qatari patients. From family inclusion practices to offering halal foods, the Arabic-language treatment program offers the same high standards of treatment as our other programs and remains culturally sensitive at all times.
Patients at The Cabin Chiang Mai will also have the opportunity to explore the local area and participate in many planned outings. The city of Chiang Mai is rich with history, full of incredibly inspiring ancient sites, and also offers contemporary entertainment venues that offer a wide range of things to do – from elephant trekking to zip-lining. Patients will reside within private, Thai-style bungalows during their stay at The Cabin, and the serene setting and lush, tropical foliage provides the perfect backdrop for an effective rehab program.
Learn about our Alcohol Addiction Treatments and Methodology
The Cabin Chiang Mai uses a highly effective in-patient treatment programme that artfully blends modern alcohol treatment steps with restorative holistic elements that have proven effective over the years. Guests can participate in physical training opportunities that help to support the medical rehabilitation side of the process, and patients can do yoga, body combat, Pilates, mountain biking, complete fitness routines, and more. The Cabin is highly acclaimed as one of the most effective and respected alcohol treatment centres by the international medical community, and the alcohol addiction treatment program at The Cabin Chiang Mai has received global acclaim for its compassionate and effective treatment program. Treatment includes:
- Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
- Our 12-Step Programme
- Mindfulness Meditation
- Physical Therapy
A 28 day accelerated programme is available, as well as 60, and 90-day treatment programmes. Qataris who are looking to beat their addiction to alcohol are encouraged to contact us immediately to discuss the various treatment options available, or we can call any potential patient directly. We cannot stress how important it is to simply take the first step toward treating a devastating addiction to alcohol. Contact The Cabin Chiang Mai today – The most effective treatment program in Thailand, all delivered in a luxurious and compassionate setting.