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The Wood family founded South Pacific Private 25 years ago and since that time have been committed to the Recovery of their clients and their clients families. South Pacific Private approaches Recovery from a holistic viewpoint combining therapy with psychoeducational lectures, mindfulness and well being....

Something that regularly gets asked during our enquiries and assessments processes are questions regarding fees and payments for treatment. South Pacific Private is a private, accredited psychiatric hospital. As such we are contracted with most major health funds and the DVA. That means that clients with private...

Celebrating Life…This is My Story of Hope Jennifer’s Story I celebrated my 40th birthday this year and it's been two years since I've been a patient at South Pacific Private. I'm proud to say that since that time I haven’t touched alcohol or any illicit substance. I was...

Recovery Freedom from our Addictions By Russell Brand In this fearless and inspiring book, Russell Brand takes his readers on a confronting, honest and endearingly refreshing journey of the 12 Step Program. He starts by stating his qualification for writing the book, “my qualification for writing this...

Honesty in Recovery – Staying in your Integrity In Narcotics Anonymous they state, “The three indispensable principles for Recovery are Honesty, Open-mindedness and Willingness”, of which honesty comes first. The only way to truly give you the best chance in Recovery is to be honest. In Step One...

What is a detox? Addiction is a disease with many symptoms that may affect each individual person in a unique way. Addictive drugs and alcohol make changes to the way the brain processes emotions and regulates mood. Continued abuse of drugs or alcohol interferes with the motivation...

Russel Brand has written books about it and Amy Winehouse sang “No no no”, but what actually happens inside a treatment centre or rehab? When you think rehab, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s like a spa retreat for celebrities who have gone off the...