Addiction Resource Guide

Kenilworth Clinic

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately

The Program
"In Its Own Words"


Self Description:

"Disease model program with impressive outcome in willing patients."

Treatment Philosophy:

"Confrontative but caring."

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

"Makes recovery more of a challenge, but not impossible."

Family Program:

"Very important part of the process."

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

"We attempt to facilitate 12 Step involvement."


    Number of Beds: 24
    Detox Available: Yes

  • Last Year's Admissions:

    Total Adolescent Admits 120
    Total Adult Admits 360
    Average Length of Stay 21 days
    Percent of Women 40%
    Percent under 25 30%
    Percent with College Education 40%
    Percent Covered by Public Assistance N/A
    Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification25%

  • Admissions Procedures:

    Night Admission Available: Yes
    Weekend Admission available: Yes
    Face to Face Interview or exam required before admission: No


Facility has separate program for:
  • Adolescents
  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Gambling
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Depression
  • Family
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Young Adults (Ages 18-25)

  • Facility has special track for:
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Prescription Drugs Addiction
  • Professional Renewal/Training
  • Sexual Addictions

  • Facility has group sessions for:
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Grief & Loss
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Internet Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction


    Self-pay Cost: $1500 - $2000 per week
    Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
    Medicare Coverage accepted: N/A
    Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
    Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes


    Licensed by: Provincial Dept. of Health
    Type of License: Psychiatric Clinic
    Accredited by: Health Authorities & Dept. of Social Services

    Contact Information:
    Admissions Telephone Number: 27-21-7634501
    General Information: 27-21-7634500
    Address: 32 Kenilworth Road
    Cape Town, 7700 - South Africa