Qataris find effective, compassionate, and affordable rehab treatment for drug addiction at The Cabin Chiang Mai
Qatar is a nation of diversity, expatriates, and interesting extremes. While the country is certainly still quite conservative and most residents still follow the strict strand of Wahhabi Islam, over the past twenty years, modernization efforts have brought thousands of foreigners to the area. This has transformed the capital city, Doha, into a bustling metropolis with a skyline full of high-reaching skyscrapers, fancy hotels, and vibrant nightclubs. But, all of this expansion has led to an influx of people who, unfortunately, have brought with them a greater tolerance for illegal drugs. Interestingly, expatriates now outnumber locals by an approximate 4:1 ratio in Qatar, 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 party 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. Unfortunately, drug abuse is becoming far too prevalent in Qatar, with the country’s Supreme Council of Health indicating that up to 5% of Qatar’s population likely has a drug or alcohol addiction problem. Unlike many neighbouring countries that are seeing problems with drugs like opiates, heroin, cocaine, and more, many Qataris are found to be abusing more common items as part of their addiction. For instance, abusing common household vitamins is becoming more and more prevalent and just as dangerous as some of the more popular illegal drugs on the international market.
The government of Qatar has established a 250-bed treatment centre to tackle this problem head-on, but due to the social stigma of announcing an alcohol or drug addiction, most individuals do not seek treatment and local treatment options unfortunately offer only short-term, spiritually-based, addiction rehab programs that have a low success rate. Qataris who desire drug addiction treatment services are now more likely to choose treatment overseas. And a leading choice for those who seek the absolute finest in drug dependency rehabilitation at an affordable price is The Cabin Chiang Mai.
Why The Cabin is the right choice for Qataris
Patients who choose The Cabin Chiang Mai to combat their drug addiction will find a world-class treatment and rehabilitation centre that is located in a beautiful corner of Thailand in the city of Chiang Mai. This location is ideal because of its position right along the famous Ping River, where patients will find a soothing environment, Thai-style bungalow accommodations, and a peaceful and relaxing energy that helps their journey toward an addiction-free lifestyle.
To make the program as effective as possible, patients can choose from either an English or Arabic-speaking rehab program. They are facilitated by either English or Arabic-speaking professionals, and Western-style treatment options are seamlessly combined with holistic elements to create a treatment process that results in a 96% success rate. The English-language program combines standard treatment steps, physical therapy, holistic treatments, and more, and draws upon the expertise of therapists, drug addiction counsellors, medical doctors, and concierge staff. 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 English-language program and remains culturally sensitive at all times.
Patients at The Cabin Chiang Mai will have a full agenda during their drug addiction rehab treatment, but they’ll also have an opportunity to explore the local area and participate in many planned outings. The city of Chiang Mai is rich with historical sites, ancient temples and ruins, and also offers a whole host of contemporary entertainment venues that offer a wide range of things to do – from elephant rides to zip-lining through the jungle canopy. Patients will reside comfortably 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 Drug Addiction Treatments and Methodology
The Cabin Chiang Mai employs a modern, intelligent, and highly effective in-patient treatment programme that skilfully blends drug treatment steps with restorative holistic elements that help achieve good health and wellbeing. One on one therapy, group therapy, mindfulness therapy, and physical therapy are all used to combat the effects of the drug addiction. Those who arrive with co-current conditions, like depression or mood disorders, will receive appropriate treatment for these conditions and the addiction simultaneously.
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. Our experienced team of fitness instructors, who have an in-depth understanding of the many fitness issues faced by addicts, conducts physical therapy.
The Cabin is highly acclaimed as one of the most effective and respected drug treatment centres by the international medical community, and the drug 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. A tailored duration programme is also available that matches the length of the treatment program with the specific needs of the client. Family treatment programmes are available, too, that involve and educate the family of the client about addiction and recovery. This is especially important, as the family members will be a big part of the after-care steps for the patient.
Qataris who are looking to beat their addiction to drugs are encouraged to contact us immediately to discuss the various treatment options available, or we can call any potential patient directly. Since we are based in Northern Thailand our cost of operation is significantly lower than if we were operating in a Western country. You can expect to pay about a third of what it would normally cost, so now is the time to take the first step toward treating this devastating addiction to drugs. Contact The Cabin Chiang Mai today – The most effective treatment program in Thailand, all delivered in a luxurious and compassionate setting.
“This place has lifted me up from a rock bottom (suicide) state. With the support and advice given to me from the staff at the facility, I am well on the way to a great future. One I was never going to have if I hadn’t come to The Cabin.”
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