Stepping Stones Addiction Centre

Psychiatric Hospital with Chemical Dependency Patients Housed Separately



Number of Beds: 30
Detox Available: Yes


Last Year’s Admissions:

Total Adolescent Admits 102
Total Adult Admits 239
Average Length of Stay 22 days
Percent of Women 40%
Percent under 25 38%
Percent with College Education 40%
Percent Covered by Public Assistance N/A
Receiving some form of psychiatric medication other than for detoxification 30%

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:

  • Family

Facility has special track for:

  • Alcohol Addiction
  • Anorexia/Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Codependency
  • Compulsive Overeating
  • Crystal Meth Addiction
  • Depression
  • Heroin Addiction
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Psychiatric (Dual Diagnosis)
  • Relapse
  • Sexual Addictions

Facility has group sessions for:

  • Abuse/PTSD/Trauma
  • Acute Care
  • Anger Management/Conflict Resolution
  • Grief & Loss
  • Internet Addiction
  • Prescription Drug Addictions
  • Workaholism



Self-pay Cost: $650 per week
Public Assistance coverage may be accepted: No
Medicare Coverage accepted: No
Insurance Coverage verified before admission: Yes
Follow-up Care included at no additional charge: Yes



Licensed by: Government of Western Cape
Type of License: Psychiatric & Treatment (2)
Accredited by: Council for Health Service Accreditation of SA


Self Description:

“Dedicated addiction centre based on the 12 Step program, includes individual and group therapy as well as specialist groups.”

Treatment Philosophy:

“Abstinence oriented focusing on spiritual, psychological and physical aspects, emphazing need for change and personal responsibility for recovery.”

Approach to Dual Diagnosis:

“Focus on both illnesses as primary and medicate where indicated. Full multi-disciplinary team.”

Position on 12 Step Involvement:

“Fully endorses 12 Step involvement.”

Position on Confrontation:

“Used where appropriate, avoids shaming patient.”

Additional Characteristics:

“Detoxification, family sessions, family counselor, environment of sea and mountains, research.”

Contact Information:
Admissions Telephone Number: (866) 932-5985
General Information: (866) 932-5985
Address: Main Rd.(POB 48156), Kommetjie, 7976
Cape Town, South Africa