Trends and Demographics

Our work in addiction treatment is based on solid, scientific research and exacting patient follow-ups and our experience equals success.

  • 41 - The average age of our client in the last year
  • 18-24 years – the fastest growing age group presenting for treatment – up 11% between 2010 and 2015
  • Clients are most likely to have treatment between the ages of 30 and 49 years
  • #1 issue - 84% of clients who entered treatment in 2015 have a problem with alcohol

Clients requiring treatment in 2016 are more likely than at any point in the last 10 years to have multiple or poly addictions – 62%

2015 (primary and secondary)

  • 84% - alcohol
  • 40% - drugs (licit and illicit)
  • 13% gambling

Females are most likely to require help with a food related addiction 20-30% but males are on the increase 4.2% of men in treatment in 2006 V 8.2% in 2015

Sex and Love addiction – 2006 0 clients - 2010 3 men – 2015 7 men and 1 woman

Women & Alcohol

  • 2006 74% of women were problem drinkers
  • 2010 – 78% of women were problem drinkers
  • 2015 – 93% of women were problem drinkers

Our Outcomes

Of the clients who entered our program in the last 12 months 74.5% are in recovery and engaged with our program. Of this:

  • 65.3% are currently fully abstinent
  • 9.2% are currently experiencing a lapse but are engaged in our program and working towards abstinence
  • 15% of clients who entered in this period are currently in relapse

Upon Completion of the 5 week program in the same period we saw significant increases in

  • Mood
  • Self-esteem
  • Well-being

Upon completion of the 5 week program in the same period we saw significant decreases in levels of

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Hopelessness
  • Suicidality

Our clients are male and female, aged 18 years and upwards

Clients who complete the program tell us what they think:

81.5% said that overall the experience of the residential program was excellent
“The professionalism of the staff, the willingness of other clients to help one another, the strength of the continuing care program – all excellent”

87.3% rated group therapy as excellent
“It gave me a chance to slow down and become aware of my feelings for the first time in 37 years. Group therapy was excellent, a great help”

81.65% rated the 1:1 therapy as excellent
“I loved my one to one. All the staff were so helpful, it made me realise there is more to life than drinking”

84.52% rated the support from counsellors as excellent
“The counselling was second to none and my learnings and my self-awareness have increased so much. I am leaving with many tools to proceed to a better life”

83.5% rated their welcome on admission as excellent

81.8% rated the care and respect shown to them by staff as excellent

“I felt safe and received amazing support throughout my stay”

“I liked how friendly all members of staff were. I liked the care and support they gave to me”

“It was intense, tough, which was exactly what is required”

“Made me feel human again, I met some good people”

“Coming in with no expectations, in addiction, the programme has changed my life. Shown me a way to recovery, given me a glimpse of a far better future. The challenges, self-learning, searching my past has changed, challenged, a lifetime of self-criticism and poor self-esteem”

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