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Mental Health Retreat

Mental Health Retreat

Authored by Pin Ng PhD

Reviewed by Michael Por, MD

What is a mental health retreat?

A mental health retreat enables individuals suffering from depression, anxiety and other mental health issues1https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5757411/ to receive care at inpatient facilities and improve their well-being. Inpatient retreats can effectively help with mental health disorders far better than other types of treatment plans.

Inpatient mental health retreats give clients a holistic experience that uncover the deep causes of problems. While many treatment plans simply treat the symptoms, a mental health retreat can also address the underlying reasons for their causes. The approach enables clients to heal more completely and end their mental health disorders long-term.

An immersive mental health retreat allows you to separate yourself from the triggers and issues at home. You are forced to deal with the issues of your mental health and work toward getting better. Mental health retreats also allow you to build new habits that create better well-being.

Luxury mental health retreat

Luxury mental health retreats are becoming more popular than ever, now the stigma attached to mental health is changing for the better. It’s generally accepted that one in four adults2https://www.who.int/whr/2001/media_centre/press_release/en/ deal with at least one mental health related issue at some point in their life.

Studies have shown that mental health treatment in luxury surroundings greatly aids recovery and remission with many leading clinics such as Physis creating a beautiful therapeutic space to retreat, heal and grow. Personalized clinical staff all aligned in commitment to mental health and well-being. Luxury mental health retreats tend to take a 360 holistic view to recovery and while being clinically led, a retreat will also include Biochemical Restoration, Orthomolecular medicine, oxygen sessions, genetic screening, stem cell therapy acupuncture, naturopathy, meditation, yoga, tai chi and fitness training.

As well as addressing issues of mental well-being, luxury retreats may include anti-ageing options and aesthetic medicine.

How do mental health retreats help clients?

Guests at a mental health retreat can experience an exciting experience that leads to full healing. Luxury retreats offer a variety of traditional and non-traditional treatment plans. You will experience therapy sessions with trained professionals enabling you to get to the root of the problem. Additional therapies available to clients include yoga, meditation, and working out, which all help guests recover from their mental health issues.

Mental health retreats are not just about countless therapy sessions that take place throughout the day. The days are organized to give you the optimal way to heal through varied activities. A day can feature yoga classes, therapy sessions, outdoor excursions, and spirituality sessions for clients dealing with substance misuse issues as well. Studies have found that physical fitness and training improve mental health issues such as depression. An immersive mental health retreat can help guests begin to transform themselves physically which will improve their lives mentally.

One of the reasons individuals seek out a mental health retreat is for the variety in the day. It is more than just talking to therapists. It is an immersive experience that takes guests and changes their lives.

Why visit a mental health retreat?

Clients can find it difficult to get the help needed at home or in traditional outpatient treatment centers. A mental health retreat not only gives clients the chance to spend their entire time at the rehab center, but it gives them an around the clock focus not experienced at an outpatient facility.

Mental health retreats can also address underlying nutritional issues which may also give clients the boost needed. Depression can be triggered through a poor diet just as a lack of physical fitness can. By correcting underlying nutritional deficiencies, a guest at a mental health retreat can learn how to improve their depression through diet.

A mental health retreat can inspire guests to become healthier and fitter. Luxury rehabs offer peaceful settings with experienced psychiatrists and staff to improve clients’ well-being. While resembling five-star boutique hotels, mental health retreats address the issues clients possess improving their lives and making mental health more manageable.

References: Mental Health Retreat

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