Heroin and Opiate Addiction, Detox and Recovery

Over time, the abuse of prescription opiates, such as morphine or codeine, often leads to heroin use. For many people who become addicted to heroin, debilitating psychological and physical issues may arise, as well as severe addiction syndromes.

In your recovery retreat at The Bay, we will initially guide you through a comfortable, safe, and relatively stress-free detox process, so that you can stabilise. We offer medical detoxification at The Bay and may use medication to ease physical withdrawal symptoms if appropriate and supportive. We do not provide rapid intravenous detoxification methods or methadone treatment.

After detox we can help you work through the very specific problems heroin addiction has caused in your life – and get to the root cause of your addiction with evidence-based therapies. Guiding you every step of the way will be your own team of health and wellbeing specialists working alongside you as you recover in your private, one-to-one, luxury rehab retreat.

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How Has Heroin Addiction Affected Your Life? 

Many people who abuse opiates and heroin experience psychological and physical withdrawal symptoms that make it difficult for them to stop, even when they want to. These drugs are extremely physically addictive making detox on your own almost impossible.

If you feel your regular use of heroin and opiate drugs has endangered you or affected your life significantly, remember that you are not alone and, with the proper treatment, you can stop using these substances and gain your life back.

Choosing the Right Treatment for Opiate Addiction Recovery

At The Bay, your program begins with heroin detox, which is monitored by our medical team. Our doctor is on call throughout your detox and rehab program and you receive 24-hour nursing care in your private luxury accommodation to help manage any symptoms you may experience during detox. Withdrawal need not be painful or difficult with the proper treatments and in the right environment. Detox usually lasts about 7-10 days but may vary, after which you can begin to heal and commence the treatment process of recovery.

Depending on your physical capacity, you will start somatic one-to-one sessions during your detox period. These sessions are with massage therapists, yoga instructors, acupuncturists, and other healthcare practitioners – all genuinely compassionate professionals. As soon as your strength allows, your psychotherapy sessions will begin. These sessions will equip you with new ways to manage stress, cope with cravings, and embrace your life again.

Through traditional therapy methods like psychotherapy and cognitive behavioural therapy, you can begin to change your behaviour and anticipate problems before they occur while also uncovering the true reasons that caused your initial drug use, such as past trauma or dual diagnosis. And, with your holistic treatment sessions, you will discover new ways to channel your emotions and arrive at a stronger place of self-awareness and recovery.

Safe and Effective Private Drug Rehab at The Bay 

Opiate abuse recovery takes time, patience, and commitment. Our compassionate staff will attend to your needs, allowing you to focus solely on your healing. We offer you the opportunity to immerse yourself in a total healing environment, dedicated to your recovery, with expert support every step of the way, from detox to rehabilitation, and through to aftercare.


If you would like to know more about heroin and opiate addiction recovery at The Bay, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +61 2 6684 4240 (Australia) or +1 310 220 0352 (USA).