The word rehab typically conjures up stark visions of hospital beds and group therapy in drafty rooms. Hoping to change that is the Sanctuary—a new, five-star detoxification center for those with problems of addiction (to anything from alcohol to drugs to gambling), located in the stunningly beautiful surrounds of Australia's Byron Bay. Its clients are entrepreneurs, top professionals and other affluent individuals for whom the subject of addiction may be painfully taboo. Instead of opting for a neighborhood 12-step program, they would rather ensconce themselves in the opulent seclusion of the Sanctuary's beachfront villas, which come with all the accoutrements...
To continue reading:
Want the full story?
Learn more about the benefits of being
a TIME subscriber
If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!