The Sydney Retreat opened its new 20-bed facility in Stanmore, Sydney, on February 1st 2021. The Sydney Retreat is a 30-day live-in recovery facility, modelled on The Retreat, the highly successful program based in Minnesota, USA.
The Retreat in Minneapolis has been operational for 20 years, and its success rate far exceeds that of any other public or private alcohol and drug rehabilitation program anywhere in the world.
The Sydney Retreat is not a treatment centre. We provide a supportive, educational environment rather than a clinical or medical program. We don’t directly offer assessment or clinical counselling services. However, we provide an intensive orientation to the solution for our clients embodied with the 12 Steps of recovery.
Since February 2021, The Sydney Retreat has already helped many people who came to us with alcohol or drug problems to begin their journey to long-term sobriety.
The Sydney Retreat saved me!!!
I have been to many detox facilities. I have tried another rehab facility. ALL DID NOT WORK. Walking into the doors of an unknown place was scary and confronting but with the care and love and support I felt from not only the councilors but the people I went through the journey with has changed my life. During my stay I connected with people I still have a connection with today which is over 6 months on from my stay at the Sydney Retreat.
Sydney Retreat saved my life and I hope this gives you the courage to take this leap in your life as well.
I learnt a lot, I knew of AA but the intensity to which it is delivered at the Retreat made me aware very quickly that A: I was not alone or some special variety B: there was a solution. I had plenty of people inform me that I was alcoholic but no one had ever given me a definition of what one was, an absolute breakthrough for me, I’m not lazy, it is an illness and the best know cure is abstinence. The spiritual side of things is straight forward (for me) as we are all spiritual beings, my heart goes out to those who have been brow beaten by religion. I realized I had a choice, alcohol or a life, I want to contribute to society, I want to be trusted by my friends, I want to smile and look to the future with hope and dreams so I choose life. Thank you to the directors and staff of The Sydney Retreat for all of those you have helped and will help in the future, God Bless.
I can’t thank the Sydney Retreat enough
YOUR ALL BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE!
Dear fabulous Retreat staff and RA’s. I just wanted to thank you.
Thank you so much, John…
From the bottom of our hearts, we thank you
Life Changing Centre
A sober life is possible
A future with some hope
Internal Love and Strength
Best thing I’ve ever done for myself
Overwhelmed By Support
I´m very grateful
A life-changing experience
The Sydney Retreat saved my life
WE ARE HERE TO HELP
If you would like more information on our Recovery Programs, please fill out the form to receive our brochure. One of our dedicated staff members will also contact you with more details and to answer any questions. You can also call on 1300 169 818.