Drug & Alcohol Rehabilitation Center


HF works on highlighting the need to study risk perception, effectively assist in harm minimization and trains affected individuals to life as an ongoing process of spiritual growth and sobriety. HF started drug addiction treatment and rehabilitation Centre, located in Kapan, Kathmandu helping people from chemical dependency and people living with HIV and AIDS as its first wing.


VISION: An environment with access to all kind of health services, community development, enjoying all political, social, economical, and cultural rights, getting employment opportunities and no stigma & discrimination society.


- Non-discriminatory, supportive community living to bring about changes in lifestyle to alter the risk perception, to minimize harm, and to see the need to monitor life as an ongoing process of spiritual growth of Drug user in Nepal.

- To empower drug users by increasing knowledge and skills, mitigate negative consequences of drug use including blood borne infections by introducing evidence based and best practices in the world, and create enabling environment for universal access by incorporating Policy makers, Political parties, Program Implementers, and Media.

- Provide treatment and rehabilitation to drug users so that they become a productive member of the society.

- Create awareness in society, schools colleges and local clubs and conduct family meetings with families.

- Introduce options to drug use through various skill development projects in collaboration with local community.


1. Insure enabling environment from policy to programs for discouraging drug users and trafficking through providing comprehensive approach for services in the country so that trafficking of Drug and HIV infection among the drug user will be reduced and halted.

2. To rehabilitate and reintegrate drug users to have a dignified life in society and empower and build the capacity of Drug users.

3. To create awareness on Drug trafficking, HIV prevention and other blood borne diseases by performing awareness campaign, orientation to community people, workshops, and information sharing community.

4. To develop capacity of community people, IDUs and PLHA by introducing skill and knowledge based activities.

5. To advocate and intervene on comprehensive package for drug users on Drug use treatment, HIV treatment, care and Harm Reduction.

6. To create enabling environment for drug users to access existing services, to encourage IDUs to come openly in society by lowering several forms of stigma and discrimination in society and community.


De-Addiction and Rehabilitation Program (180 DAYS INHOUSE) (90 DAYS AFTERCARE) Activities:

1. Outreach programs and counseling for current users and their families.
2. Detoxification for current users and de-addiction programs through the 12 Step programs which includes disease definitions, concepts, causations, misconceptions, symptoms, patterns and characteristics, Wisdom models etc.
3. A holistic approach will incorporate input classes on the 12 Steps for the Drug users in the rehab ,inventory classes ,group discussion etc.
4. Formulation of self help group.
5. Help line that will include counseling services both individual and family counseling, which will be operated by trained counselors 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.
6. Work therapy, yoga, meditation and exercise.
7. Post mortem sessions.
8. Classes on HIV and other infectious diseases.
9. Extended cares, day care services ,follow ups and referrals
10. Social reintegration and inter-action
11. Post counseling that will refer clients to different organizations like CCC, VCT etc.
12. Regular health check up for the in house clients by doctor and referrals to different health care settings as per the need.

Standard treatment matrix (Dependents)

- Program clarification and counseling - Orientation
- Motivation Strengthening and Counseling - Self-Help
- Conflict Resolution and Counseling - Yoga and Meditation
- Relapse identifying and Counseling - Other Holistic Methods
- Relapse Prevention and Counseling - Fun Time
- Assignments /Therapeutic Duty Assignment - Work time
- Prescribed Reading - Inputs
- Personal evaluation /Hot seat - In House Meeting
- Quite Time - Sobriety Celebration
- Other Group Dynamic



People come to Hope Foundation Rehabilitation Program from various parts of Nepal. These people represent all ages, social, occupational and religious backgrounds. These are no constraints on caste, creed or social status.

People refer themselves or are referred by concerned persons from medical, legal, family, mental health or by Alcoholic and Narcotic Anonymous Communities.


Because chemical dependency affects all areas of a person’s life, each patient’s social, emotional, intellectual, spiritual and physical condition is carefully evaluated with special attention to the consequences of alcohol and other drug abuse. The patient has to fill in a self-evaluation form which is evaluated in the counselor’s initial interview and assessment. As well Family and patient must sign a consent paper before treatment.



Shortly after arrival, patient receives their first health assessment and thereafter is detoxified. After the patient’s physical condition has stabilized, the patient moves to Primary Care where he understands the various aspects of his illness, his powerlessness over the use of his substance of choice and his manageability if he continues to use. He learns the value of surrendering to a Higher Power in order that he may start to take the first step in his recovery.


While the length of stay for patient at HF various according to individual need. The average need is 270 days.

The treatment itself is an absorbing, intensive experience. They have to strictly adhere to the daily schedule, which gives them a conscious and awareness of time zones and time management, enabling them to be specific and concrete in using of time wisely. The 24 hours is broken up into Work/Study Period of 38.25%, Leisure /Exercise 17.70%, understand themselves and their disease through a process of sharing similar experiences of their disease. By sharing personal experience ,patient learn often for the first time to trust and seek help from friends and loved ones .Group sessions on Grief, Twelve steps of AA/NA and other topics help patient recognize and begin to resolve personal barriers to recovery.



1. Visiting the Centre every day or night for the first three months after discharge is another ‘After care ‘available at HF. This is a phase made available to adjust gradually to ones norms functioning in society and maintaining of the recovery.

2. They will have to stay at the centre 2-3 days a week as per the need. Night care facility is specially prepared for working personals.


1. The available facilities of attending AA/NA meeting is the most highly recommended ‘after care’ for patient leaving HF, A list of meeting places is made available to the persons .

2. Visiting the Centre after every 7 days for the first four months after discharge is another ‘After care ‘available at HF.

3. Regular and frequent available of counseling at the Rehabilitation and counseling centre of HF.


Person’s need of longer training to adjust to the Recovery Program is recommended to Extended Care which is a period of eleven to twelve months. This offers a person a complete and long space to restructure ones entire lifestyle. Extended Care is variable to the patient’s condition.


We also provide Job placement Services, Training Services, etc.




Account Name: Hope Foundation
Name of Bank: Laxmi Bank
Bank Account Number: 00161040001641
Account type: Current
Address: Narayan Gopal Chowk, Chakrapath, Kathmandu