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Perched majestically overlooking Montreux with commanding and captivating views sits Clinic Les Alpes, a beautifully designed environment delivering recovery with the utmost care and discretion to select clients. The Clinic is fully licensed by the Swiss Department of Health, where staff are multilingual and the primary language is English.
Specializations | Alcohol, Family Program, Substance Abuse
Price | CHF 30’000–45’000 per week
Phuket, Marbella, Mallorca, Antigua, Portugal, New Zealand
Physis Recovery is unquestionably the most luxurious, successful, and exclusive Clinic in the World.
Specializations | Trauma, Pain Clinic, Bio-Pharma, Addictions, Anti-Aging, Families, Burnout
Price | $1.20 – $1.40 million USD (per month)
Kusnacht Practice sits in the charming, romantic and delightful town of the same name near the magnificent shores of Lake Zurich in Switzerland. Clients and visitors to Kusnacht Practice cannot help but be awed by the dramatic natural beauty of this magical town and its wonderful surrounds.
Specializations | Executive Treatment, UHNW Clients & Families, Co-Occurring Disorders
Price | Starting at 93,000 CHF per week
Paracelsus Recovery have been successfully delivering world class family led treatment with the aim of complete recovery from substance abuse and process addiction.
Specializations | One Client at a Time, Executive Treatment, UHNW Clients & Families
Price | $77,000 USD (per week)
From a commanding position on the banks of Lake Zurich in Switzerland, the Calda Clinic treats clients suffering from trauma, substance abuse and depression in private, luxury surroundings.
Specializations | One Client at a Time, Trauma Treatment, Executive Treatment, Alcohol, Substance Abuse
Price | CHF 320’000.00 to CHF 500’000.00 (per month)
Switzerland is home to many hundreds of successful rehab treatment centers, spanning a range of budgets and treatment modality, from those traditionally employing the established 12-Step approach, through to those that take a more holistic and therapeutic approach to uncovering and treating the traumas associated with addiction and co-occurring mental health treatment.
Worlds Best Rehabs features the best and most successful addiction treatment facilities in Switzerland and our expert editors hand pick each rehab based on a facilities, treatment modality, success rate, ratio of clinical staff to client, a commitment to aftercare and long term recovery and overall value.
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According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), Addiction in Switzerland is diagnosed on a spectrum of eleven criteria, including:
The severity is determined by how many criteria you meet. For example, if two to three of the criteria apply to you, you would have a mild substance use disorder. But even if you have a mild diagnosis, you should still seek the help of qualified professionals.
Substance abuse and co-occurring mental health disorders are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths globally though when it comes to addiction it can prove very difficult to admit that a problem exists.
As a general guide if substance abuse and addictive behaviours are causing a negative effect on any aspect of your life then it’s time to consider a period of rehabilitation and recovery. If you’re questioning whether you may need help in rehabilitating your life then it’s very likely that you do, especially if your concerns are around alcohol, opioids or any other psychoactive substance.
After the decision has been made to undertake a period of rehabilitation one of the first decisions will be to choose between inpatient rehab or outpatient treatment. At Worlds Best Rehab we are firm advocates of inpatient treatment models, given the greater chance of long-term complete recovery.
Statistically, those choosing residential treatment in 48-day, 60-day or 90-day programs stand a greater chance of success long-term. The 28-day rehab model can also be successful although do remember that if the 28-days includes a period of medical detox then the total number of ‘therapeutic days’ will be greatly reduced. For this very reason many rehabs in Switzerland have after care or secondary treatment options to assist a client reintegrate into their new life in recovery.
Alcohol and Substance abuse is one of the biggest killers in the World with nearly 3 million directly attributable deaths per year and countless more unattributed. Even with these facts it remains the one with the most stigma. Worlds Best Rehab is designed to help people make informed choices about high end treatment for recovery from a life threatening condition.
Phase one of inpatient Switzerland rehab usually starts with detoxification and it’s the detox phase of recovery that presents the most brutal physical symptoms of addiction. Detox can be undertaken in a medically supervised home detox environment though this must be under the guidance and direction of a Switzerland rehab physician.
A poorly managed detox can be fatal as the potentially life-threatening effects of suddenly quitting (withdrawing) from alcohol and substance abuse can be very severe.
For many people it is safest and preferable to detox under medical supervision in a Switzerland rehab facility.
After a successful detox, therapeutic efforts begin at the in earnest at the Switzerland rehab of choice to address the underlying symptoms and catalysts that lead to substance abuse and behavioural disorder. During inpatient Switzerland rehab this phase of recovery includes therapy, counselling, peer support and medical care if required.
Additionally, many holistic and nutritional therapies can be applied at this stage including nutritional rehabilitation, biochemical restoration, equine therapy, art therapy, yoga, exercise and a raft of local and international techniques.
There are many different pathways into rehab in Switzerland and we still believe that reaching out to rehabs and treatment centers directly is the best way.
You may be referred by your medical specialist or interventionist, but it pays to ask whether that physician or referrer will receive a commission for your admission. Be sure not to accept the first recommendation for a Rehab Facility in Switzerland and check our full list of handpicked and expertly vetted facilities in Switzerland.
From making the initial enquiry to a Switzerland Rehab our featured treatment centers will work with you to understand the nature of the clients condition and to assess whether their facility or treatment models are best suited to the individual needs and requirements. Often, a client will be based out of State or indeed internationally and the rehab team will work closely alongside other medical and sober transport agencies to ensure a safe and secure transport pathway to admission.
Rehab in Switzerland can cost between $10,000 and $220,000+ per month depending on the individual rehab. If you’d like to receive our Free Full Color Brochure of our featured Switzerland Rehabs then please do leave your details below, in the very strictest of confidence.
Outpatient treatment varies in length, depending on the specific needs of the patient and might require 13-26 hours of treatment participation per week and can last from 3 to 12 months. Outpatient treatment in Switzerland can be successful, of that there is no doubt. Though many patients need to draw upon huge reserves of self-motivation and self-discipline to fully recover. And during active addiction such reserves have generally been exhausted through the very cycle of addiction that leads a patient or their loved ones to consider rehab in Switzerland as the only option.
Dual diagnosis: In Switzerland, the term dual diagnosis refers to psychiatric disorder and addictive behaviour. Dual diagnosis allows the treatment of co-occurring mental health issues alongside other individualized treatment methods.
Rehabs in Switzerland have embraced the importance of biochemical restoration over the past decade, in line with the general evolution of this dynamic approach to addiction treatment globally. Biochemical restoration in Switzerland analyses and treats the biochemical imbalances in the body that make a person more prone to addiction. Lab testing and blood work to identifies biochemical imbalances such as hormone levels, neurotransmitters, amino acids and nutrient deficiencies while checking for the presence of heavy metals and toxicities.
Comparing the symptoms of nutritional deficiencies that were formed during addiction assists nutritional experts to identify which exact biochemical imbalances are triggering the addictive state, and to begin to restore the biochemistry of the body, over the course of treatment. Proper nutrition can often be the last piece of the puzzle that can make biochemical restoration successful for sobriety.
Secondary care rehabs cement the life skills required for recovery over a far longer period than would traditionally be feasible in a primary care facility. These extended exposure and life skills geared programs enables clients to operate their day to day lives and remain in a constructive system over a long period of time, which is universally the key to a sustained recovery.
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