St Helen's Private hospital has specific services and programs for patients detoxing from alcohol and some drugs.
An inpatient group stream addressing addiction issues is also available for detoxing patients, covering topics that include:
- Affirmations and strengths
- Healthy diet
- Mental and physical effects of alcohol
- Motivation in recovery
- Risky situations for addictive behaviour
- Taking responsibility
- Urges and cravings
The Day Program ‘Managing Addictive Behaviours’ is available to provide ongoing support and education, and there is capacity for inpatients to attend this day program as they transition to outpatient status.