All clients are required to undergo an assessment by a medical doctor, as well as detoxification under medical care should it be indicated before admission is granted. We require 24 hours of abstinence from drugs and alcohol. Admission from any geographical area is permitted providing that clients from other countries have a valid passport. No clients will be admitted against their will, and Oasis upholds the clients’ constitutional rights.

Admission is available to all suitable clients irrespective of their race, ethnicity, gender, culture, ideology, political or religious beliefs, sexual orientation, language and HIV status.

Clients must be over the age of 18.

Clients can be either male or female, however availability of beds in gender specific rooms may require clients to be put on waiting lists.

Clients need to have a working knowledge of English, however provision will be made as far as possible, to assist clients / patients who may not have English as their home language.

The program at Oasis is appropriate for individuals who have a history of substance or alcohol abuse or dependency.


• All forms of illegal drug abuse
• Prescription drug abuse
• Alcohol abuse
• Self harm

• Sex and love addiction
• Gambling
• Eating disorders


Clients will be excluded if they are actively psychotic or homicidal.

Clients will be excluded if significant intellectual challenges would preclude meaningful participation in the treatment program. These clients will be provided with a list of alternative facilities.