What we treat




Bali Beginnings is a luxury drug and alcohol addiction treatment centre located on the beautiful island of Bali.

Our therapeutic programme adheres to the highest standards of clinical excellence and safety. This includes 24-hour, on site medical care and one-to-one psychotherapy delivered by our highly experienced psychologists.


We are an intentionally small and exclusive treatment centre which allows us to provide high levels of personal care.

We do not just treat the symptoms of addiction. We empower our clients to regain control of their life and build a meaningful and fulfilling future.


speak to one of our team of addiction specialists and we'll help you work out if your use has become problematic.



Our client, and her partner came to us from the UK after trying a number of rehabs back home.   They share their experience of rehab at Bali Beginnings.

Paul and Steve, two of our early clients sharing their incredible story of transformation and recovery.

Our program creator Dr. Terry Spokes, speaking at a recent conference on how we involve family in client treatment.

Our program creator, Dr Terry speaking about the role of shame in addiction and how we work with clients to address this.





Our addiction treatment centre is located in the charming village of Uluwatu, Bali. Just a hop, skip
and jump from stunning beaches, and set in a secluded quiet lane, away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist traffic.
Drug Rehab or Alcohol Rehab in Bali is the first step in your journey to get relief from the challenges that come with with addiction.

Recovery stories


Howard, our founder and grateful alcoholic came back from the brink of despair in a joyous story of recovery and reconciliation with family, with friends, with life.

Gary, our development director shares his experience with recovering addicts.  This video shot a few years back shows Gary fresh out of rehab, and at the beginning of his amazing recovery.


Call us now on (AU) 493 829 380 (Intl) +61-493-829-380 or provide your details below and we’ll be in touch asap to provide further details and pricing.


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Rehabilitation, commonly known as rehab, is a structured and professional approach to helping individuals overcome substance abuse, addiction or a range of mental health issues such as trauma, burnout or nervous breakdowns. It involves a combination of medical, psychological, and social support to promote recovery in a same environment.
Determining if you need rehab can be challenging. Common signs include: Loss of control over substance use. Neglecting responsibilities due to substance use. Failed attempts to quit or reduce use. Increased tolerance and withdrawal symptoms.
Inpatient rehab programs require patients to stay at a treatment facility 24/7. They provide a highly structured and supportive environment for individuals with severe addiction.
Outpatient rehab programs offer flexibility, allowing individuals to receive treatment while living at home. They are ideal for those with milder addiction issues or busy schedules.
Detox is the initial stage of rehab, focused on clearing the body of the substance and managing withdrawal symptoms. It is often the first step in the recovery process.
Yes, there are various rehab programs tailored to different needs, such as gender-specific, age-specific, or faith-based programs. It’s essential to select a program that aligns with your unique requirements.
Rehab costs can vary significantly based on factors like location, type of program, and duration. It’s crucial to research and plan accordingly.
Many insurance plans provide coverage for rehab services. Check with your insurance provider to understand your coverage and potential out-of-pocket expenses.
Rehab involves a combination of individual counselling, group therapy, medical supervision, and life skills training. The specific activities will depend on the program.
The duration of rehab varies depending on factors like the type of addiction, the individual’s progress, and the program chosen. It can range from a few weeks to several months.
Aftercare is a critical phase of rehab that supports individuals as they transition back into their daily lives. It may include ongoing therapy, support groups, and lifestyle adjustments. For more information on our unique comprehensive aftercare, please contact us.
Relapse prevention involves developing coping strategies, avoiding triggers, and staying connected to a supportive community. Learning to manage stress is also crucial.
Consider factors such as the facility’s location, accreditation, staff qualifications, available therapies, and reviews from former patients.
Ask about the facility’s treatment methods, success rates, cost, and the level of family involvement. This will help you make an informed decision.
Absolutely, families can provide emotional support, participate in family therapy, and educate themselves about addiction. Open communication and understanding are key.
Yes, there are rehab programs tailored to the unique needs of teenagers and adolescents. These programs often address issues like peer pressure and academic stress.
Some rehab facilities are LGBTQ+-friendly and provide a supportive, inclusive environment. It’s important to find a program where you feel comfortable being yourself.
Rehab facilities are legally bound to protect your privacy. They cannot share your information without your consent, except in specific situations like emergencies.
In some cases, legal authorities may require individuals to attend rehab as an alternative to incarceration. These situations often involve non-violent drug offences. This is very uncommon worldwide however. In family, friends or other peers are trying to get you to attend, it may be worth considering if there us a reason for this.
Rehab patients have rights, including the right to confidentiality, informed consent, and access to their treatment records.
There are many resources available, including hotlines, support groups, and online communities, that can provide valuable support and information.
Co-occurring disorders, also known as dual diagnosis, refer to the presence of both substance abuse and mental health disorders. It’s essential to address both issues concurrently in rehab.
Rehab facilities that specialise in dual diagnosis treatment have integrated programs that address addiction and mental health issues simultaneously, often with a multidisciplinary team.
In some cases, medications are prescribed to help individuals manage withdrawal symptoms and cravings. These medications are an essential component of some addiction treatment programs.

Common medications used include Methadone, Suboxone, Naltrexone, and Antabuse, among others. These drugs can be effective in managing addiction and vary depending on which substance the client may be dependant on. If medication is utilised, it will be carefully discussed by the doctor and the team before drawing any conclusions.

Holistic therapies consider the mind, body, and spirit in the healing process. They may include yoga, meditation, acupuncture, and art therapy, offering a well-rounded approach to recovery.
Many rehab centres offer holistic treatment options, allowing you to incorporate alternative therapies into your recovery plan. For us, we feel this is essential.
Most countries have laws protecting individuals seeking addiction treatment from job loss due to taking time off for rehab. Employers are generally required to provide reasonable accommodations.
Rehab facilities are legally bound to maintain patient confidentiality. However, your employer may be informed if your attendance at work is affected by the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) or similar regulations.
Rehabilitation programs typically create personalised treatment plans based on your unique circumstances, addiction severity, and recovery goals.
Rehab facilities often accommodate dietary restrictions and cultural preferences. Communicate your needs, and they will strive to provide suitable options.
Addiction can alter the brain’s structure and function, leading to compulsive substance use. Understanding these changes is crucial for effective treatment.
The brain is remarkably resilient and can recover after addiction. With time and the right treatment, the brain can gradually return to a healthier state.
Reducing stigma involves education, public awareness, and treating addiction as a medical condition rather than a moral failing.
You should not be ashamed of seeking rehab. It takes courage to address addiction and take steps toward recovery. After all, we are sure you didn’t choose to end up living in this way?
A relapse refers to a return to substance use after a period of abstinence. It is a common part of the recovery process for many individuals.
If you experience a relapse, it’s important not to be discouraged. Reach out to your support network and your treatment provider to discuss next steps.
Families can benefit from counselling and support groups to help them navigate the challenges of living with a loved one in active addiction or recovery.
Addiction can strain relationships, but recovery offers an opportunity to rebuild trust and reconnect with loved ones through open communication and positive actions.
In some regions, government-funded programs offer free or low-cost rehab options to those in need. These programs often prioritise individuals with limited financial resources.
MAT combines behavioural therapy with medications to provide comprehensive treatment for addiction, particularly for opioids and alcohol (but not exclusively used for them).
MAT may be suitable for some individuals, but it depends on the type and severity of addiction. Discuss this treatment option with your healthcare provider before you arrive and it will be discussed in the centre. Commonly systems like CIWA-Ar can be used to continually monitor client symptoms and withdrawal severity while the client is in treatment.
Recovery support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Narcotics Anonymous (NA) provide a sense of community and understanding. You can find meetings near you or online. Other options include different support groups while some people find strength in the communities within religion or sports (runners groups being an example).
Rehab often includes programs and resources for educational and vocational advancement, helping individuals reintegrate into society successfully.