Why come to The River


The River is a modern initiative designed specifically to combat addiction and other accompanying behavioural health challenges, with a focus towards happy, healthy and permanent recovery.

Our confidence in our program is fully reflected in our relapse policy: should a client relapse within one year of completing our 12-week program, we offer a complementary one month return to treatment.


We’re based in Chiangmai


Chiangmai is the northern capital of Thailand, and it is also widely considered to be the Recovery Capital of the whole of Asia. Having strong AA and NA communities as well as extensive communities of mindfulness and personal development practitioners, Chiangmai has become the destination of choice, attracting residents from Australasia, Europe, the United States and the Middle East, and more recently Southeast Asia.

The River has positioned itself to be the leading 5-star addiction recovery facility in Southeast Asia, combining leadership in programme development with a progressive organisational development model. The River’s facility is widely considered to be the most desireable of recovery spaces in Chiangmai, with its spectacular trees and pristine natural environment. With its focus on long-term recovery, it distinguishes itself from the predominant focus on 4-week residential programmes.

Having designed a treatment programme that is essentially unique, and having combined the best of evidence-based treatment practices with a core focus on life skills, The River is a natural choice for clients who believe in the possibility of reinventing their lives. While evidence-based practices provide the necessary foundations for early recovery, The River’s creative recovery programme develops passion and purpose through methods of personal discovery and invention.

The River’s 12-week programme is the strongest and safest choice for people who desire permanent change in their lives.

If you or a family member need help with an addiction call us now, we are confident our 12-week Signature Programme can help you or your loved one recover from addiction

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