Mirikai Therapeutic Community – Lives Lived Well (Burleigh Heads, QLD) is a specialist alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility located at West Burleigh on the Gold Coast. People aged up to 35 years may be accepted on a case by case basis. Based on a Therapeutic Community model, our residents live together and support each other to learn, grow and recover in a drug-free setting.
Our goal is to see lives lived well – free from harmful drug or alcohol use.
Our program runs over four stages.
Assessment and admission – during the first three weeks, you will be allocated lodgings and helped to settle into the community. You will be assessed, undertake a medical examination and be introduced to the program.
Safety net – is an eight-week intensive living and life skills program, most carried out in a group setting. Groups cover:
- health and hygiene
- self esteem
- relapse prevention
- communications skills and
- anger, anxiety and stress management.
Treatment – is a 13-week stage, focusing on teamwork, developing positive relationships and changing belief systems.
Re-entry – it can take up to six weeks. You will be assisted in returning to the community. Supported accommodation can be provided.
Maximum Number of Residents: 40
Age Range : 17 tp 30 Years (Up to 35 years is case by case)
Approximate Payment: 80 % Of Centrelink
Length of Stay: Six Months +
Types of Treatment: Alcohol/Drugs/Gambling
Dual Diagnosis Treatment