Press Coverage of The Cabin Bangkok
As one of the top addiction treatment centres in the world, The Cabin Bangkok has been the focus of much high-profile press coverage. The media has commended our centre for our remarkable recovery rate, progressive treatment approach and the high quality of our team of addiction specialists.
BANGKOK — Rash acts of violence and vigilante witch-hunting unfolding in the streets since His Majesty the Late King’s death is part of the collective grief process the nation is going through, a psychologist said.
“Expats face twice the probability of developing addiction problems as compared to their fellow countrymen who do not expatriate. Does living abroad make expats more self-indulgent or do more self-indulgent people tend to move abroad?”
The Cabin rehab centre has just opened a new branch in Bangkok. The founders share their views on the state of treatment in Thaiiand
THESE PLACES MAY LOOK LIKE PLUSH RESORTS BUT THIS IS NO HOLIDAY. GURLEEN KHANIJOUN VISITS THE HIGH-END REHAB CENTRES THAT AIM TO BREAK THE CYCLE OF ADDICTION
Thailand has long been known among foreigners as a medical tourism hub where they can undergo plastic surgery, physical check-ups, spa treatments or get dental care while enjoying holiday. But now other visitors, including world-famous celebrities, foreign royals or billionaires, fly here for an entirely different yet lesser-known reason.
A Thailand-based addiction rehab centre is to open a Hong Kong clinic to treat its mostly expatriate clientele on home soil, its first full centre outside the country.
You like to unwind with a few drinks, but your life and career are on track. So there’s no way you could be an alcoholic, is there? Angela Barrett investigates
Rising numbers of Australian methamphetamine users are travelling to rehabilitation centres in Thailand to beat their habit.
The so called ‘rehab resorts’ offer budget-priced treatment, far away from the possible temptations of home.
You could be forgiven for mistaking The Cabin as another luxurious Thai getaway,until a man casually asks over lunch : “So When’s your release date?”
Australian culture is marinated in alcohol.
We drink to survive screaming children at first birthday parties, to celebrate wins and commiserate losses and to toast important milestones like the middle of the week, the strike of midday and breakfast.
Going to rehab might seem like a luxury for spoilt celebrities who get to enjoy a luxury resort with swimming pools, day beds, fancy suites and five-star service.
But the reality for most people is different.
When you read about celebrities such as Lindsay Lohan and Zac Efron doing time in luxury rehab centres, it’s easy to imagine them in a plush place for a spot of R&R. But as Adam Lucas*, 34, told ninemsn, the reality is much more confronting.
Australia has the highest proportion of recreational drug users in the world, according to the United Nations 2014 World Drug Report. We are the biggest consumers of ecstasy, second in opioids, third in methamphetamines and fourth in cocaine. There are 2000 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings held every week in Australia. The organisation estimates it has 19,000 Australian members.
when substance abuse therapist Tony Tan, 38, heard that there were at least· nine deaths last week linked to drugtaking at trendy music and dance festivals, he was not surprised.
Thailand is known for its medical tourism industry, with travelers coming here for everything from dental surgery to sex changes. But an increasing number of visitors are coming to the kingdom in search of a solution to addiction-related issues, a niche that has been dubbed “rehab tourism.”
Rising numbers of doctors, dentists, vets and lawyers are becoming ‘functioning alcoholics’, experts warn.
Now a mindfulness and meditation coach at The Cabin, a drug and alcohol rehab centre on the outskirts of Chiang Mai, he is using his years of addiction to help others beat their drug dependence.
MORE locals and expatriates from Singapore are now kicking their habits at highend rehabilitation centres in Thailand.