What Happens If I Relapse?

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Relapse should not be viewed as a failure but should instead be seen as an obstacle to overcome on one’s lifelong journey to sobriety. It provides an opportunity to reassess one’s path and get back into a program that offers the support and help needed to maintain sobriety. Keeping in touch with rehab and self… Read more »

Are aftercare plans individualized?

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An individualized aftercare plan should be developed before each patient leaves the treatment facility and should also include input from the patient. Each individual comes to treatment with a unique set of issues that must be addressed both during treatment and during aftercare. An individualized aftercare plan is a must.

Do I need to go through the Social Reintegration Process?

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Like every part of the treatment episode, this service is voluntary. The aim of Social Reintegration (SRI) Process, as the name implies, is to assist the individual client reintegrate back into society. It eases the shock a person may experience when from a safe and supportive environment moves back into society. The SRI process involves… Read more »

What happens after I complete rehab?

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Depending upon the individual needs at the time of treatment completion, a patient may be given an aftercare plan. Part of that plan may include moving into a social reintegration process before returning home, or it may call for attending outpatient treatment. To continue to build upon the work done in treatment, the addict or… Read more »

What is the language used in treatment?

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Although the official language is that of Maltese, the second official language is English. Wherever you go on the Maltese island, you will be provided with all the assistance you need if you can manage a few words in English. All the staff speaks good English and all the groups and individual sessions can be… Read more »

How are the rooms?

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The premises are a converted farmhouse. The style, which creates an ambiance of tranquility, compliments with the natural environment where it is situated. Some rooms are more then 80 years old and all are meant to promote a serene and warm atmosphere. The unit is equipped with five rooms. Each bedroom has an en suite… Read more »

After admission, when can I see or speak to my family members?

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Visitation is on Friday. After a patient has been at OASI for 15 days, Friday visitation may be approved. We also offer a Family program so loved ones can be involved in the patient’s healing. Addiction is a disease often made worse by isolation; therefore, we encourage active family participation in the recovery process. To… Read more »

Can I take my usual prescription medications while in treatment?

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Usually, yes. However, certain medications may be unsafe while in treatment. We have seen many individuals struggle to recover from alcohol or drug abuse, unaware that a medicine prescribed for them is triggering their addiction. Each medicine is checked for its relapse potential as well as its safety to determine whether you should continue taking… Read more »

If I am experiencing depression and anxiety, will that be addressed?

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Yes. Our goal is to give you all the tools of treatment and recovery necessary to make sure you never have to use an addictive substance again. In many instances, though, we discover that addiction may not always be the only issue. There are often other “co-occurring” disorders. We provide the skills to meet life’s… Read more »