The go-to luxury detox facility for Newcastle

SDR welcomes clients from across New South Wales. We are only a 2 hour drive from Newcastle, and regularly have clients that travel to us from throughout regional & rural NSW. Better yet, we’ll even pay for your flights to our specialists here in the heart of Sydney.

Our detox & rehab programs in Newcastle are tailor made to your needs, interests and goals, so rest assured you’ll feel right at home. SDR is a space that is welcoming and relaxed- which we feel supports and promotes an easeful detox and addiction recovery.

We help you rediscover relaxation and peace of mind

Emotional balance and mental & physical relaxation are cornerstones of recovery and relapse prevention. Here at SDR we offer a range of integrative therapies and activities to support you towards peace of mind. These are offered in addition to medical interventions and include: acupuncture, equine assisted learning, meditation, art therapy, swimming and beach activities. Clients enjoy daily massages and walks.

Our specially trained staff create an environment that is comfortable and safe in order to best facilitate your drug and alcohol addiction recovery. We support clients to learn practical tools that will help them to unwind, manage their emotions and gain new perspectives.

Stress can be a major trigger for people with addictions, so learning to deal with stress appropriately can be an important step in your recovery journey. Clients learn to better tune in to their emotions, bodies and thinking patterns so that they can recognise early warning signs of relapse and take the necessary steps to come back to greater equilibrium within themselves.

Get help when you need it

SDR offers clients priority admission. Many public addiction programs in Newcastle have waiting lists of up to 6 months; whilst private hospitals can have wait times of up to several weeks.

Most of our clients are admitted within 1 week of their first contact with our service.

If you decide that one of our programs could be right for you, we will organise an assessment with one of our friendly staff to get a clearer picture of where you’re at, what you need and whether we’re the best service for you. From there, we will arrange an admission time that is convenient to you.

A routine that works for you

The team at SDR understand that a one-size-fits-all approach doesn’t work for everyone. That’s why we focus on 1:1 support for our clients and why we create a Newcastle detox and rehab program and routine that fits your lifestyle and needs. We want to create a recovery program that will work with your lifestyle and family, work & relationship commitments. Our approach is practical- in our experience recovery is more sustainable when it is centred around realistic and easily applied tools, goals and practices.

SDR won’t force you to do anything that you’re not interested in because we want you to feel motivated for your recovery. Our team help you to identify what supports and treatments are most suited to your individual needs.

Some clients may need a detox experience that is focused on relaxation, self-care and rejuvenation- so we’ll organise pedicures, acupuncture and music nights. Others may benefit from being more active and having personal training, golfing and hikes.

Our team will help you design a routine that is sustainable and works for your life and addiction recovery.

The detox and rehab experience at SDR

SDR has a friendly team of experienced medical staff, nurses, addiction counsellors, chefs and holistic therapists. We work together to offer a holistic approach to medically supervised detox and rehab.

Our medical team will assess your health and needs in order to create a personalised treatment plan for your detox and recovery journey. Our staff are trained to maximise the comfort and safety of your stay. SDR provides services for up to 4 clients at a time to ensure your privacy and provide highly individualised care. Our staff are trained to maximise the comfort and safety of your stay.

Physical therapies such as massage, acupuncture and personal training help ease your detox process.

An in-house chef creates delicious and nutritious meals to your tastes and health needs.

We want clients to connect with the joy of living and reconnect to their reason for living.

Daily counselling, psycho-educational sessions and executive coaching will help you understand what created and maintains your addiction, but more importantly, what you need to do to move forward in your life and make the most of the possibilities available in this world.

Concerned about your privacy?

SDR ensures a high level of confidentiality and privacy for our clients.

Your records will be anonymous – they will not be listed with Medicare or eHealth portals, nor will they be shared with private health or Income Protection insurers. We are a strictly paper-only service- your medical records are not recorded in any database. You can choose to use an alias when you stay with us. We are also happy to take cash payments or bank cheques so that there is no banking record.


Recovery is an ongoing process that benefits from ongoing support. One month of outpatient aftercare is included in all of our packages to help you ease back into life post detox and rehab. Aftercare is available regardless of where you live- meetings with our counsellors will be conducted online via a video conferencing program such as Zoom. For those interested in long-term support, our team will link you up with the most appropriate professionals and services in your local area.

Take the first step

The friendly team at SDR is easily accessible by phone and email and happy to respond to any questions and enquiries that you may have. Our team is highly experienced in providing support to clients and their loved ones

Contact us today to see how we can help you begin to create a life that works for you.

What's Next?

After detox, our clients can transition into our short-stay rehab program, which lasts from 7 to 28 days. This phase provides the opportunity to understand drug and alcohol use, build healthier habits, and develop tools and strategies for personal growth. Recovery is an ongoing journey, and our rehab program equips clients with the tools they need to successfully progress along the path to recovery.

Contact Us

For more information about our exclusive addiction treatment program, accommodations, and personalised care, please call or email us.