Sober Services have been personally visiting, researching and evaluating Residential Rehab clinics for alcohol and drugs all around the world for over 15 years now (since 2003). This means that when we make a suggestion to you that it comes from first hand accurate experience with this particular facility. Essentially, we only work with clinics who've showed us they are reliable, ethical and sincere.
Getting the right rehab centre is all about understanding all your needs and requirements ahead of time and matching those to the best rehab centre for you.
There are two initial criteria - your budget and the amount of time away you can afford to spend in a residential environment.
Once these are established then we can match the most suitable facility to you or your loved one, based upon their history and culture - which are the most important parts about choosing a particular centre.
We need to ensure that the clinic has residents from a similar age group, able to connect and identify with your specific addition background, and that the environment has a suitable positive recovery culture present.
What we mean by this, is it's not useful to refer a 25 year old female who's using heroin, into a facility with 50 year old male alcoholics. We need to find a place with peers that she can identify and choose to join their healthy recovery community.
I live in Luxembourg and I had no clue where to go. I got in touch with Sober Services and spoke to a very friendly voice. I told him I needed to find a rehab immediately and that I had to leave in the next few days, otherwise I knew I would not have the courage to go.
Ian said he would help find me a rehab that was best suited for me, and he kept in touch with me each hour to let me know what was happening. That afternoon Ian had found me a place in a rehab in South Africa. From that point on and until I left 4 days later, Ian kept in contact with me, providing me with the emotional support I so desperately needed.
Today I am 8 months clean and my life has completely changed. Today I am finally free to be me, to be a mother, a wife and a friend. I am so grateful for what Ian and Sober Services did for me. Without them, I’m not sure I would be who I am today. I received so much care and support when I needed it the most. So thank you!!!
You found us all in a very dark place. My family was torn apart and ruined. We struggled to see a light at the end of the tunnel, and all felt truly lost. After battling with my brothers addiction for nearly 10 years, after trying every avenue and failing time and time again, we had hit rock bottom, desperate to help him but finally accepting defeat.
But now after your successful Sober Intervention and residential rehab recommendation we are approaching my brothers one year anniversary. This was something I not only thought was impossible, but has now created the foundation of my new relationship with him.
Thank you for everything you have done for all of us.
We are a completely different family now, a happy one.
Thank you for giving me my brother back.