A time comes in many alcoholics’ lives when they ask for help with alcohol. When someone is asking for help with alcoholism, it is your chance to make a lasting chance in his or her life. Until and alcoholic is willing to admit they have a problem there is little you can do to offer help with their alcohol abuse. There is, however hope. Please read our article, Motivating Someone to Seek Help, as well as our Family, Friends, & Employers section. There are many alcohol rehabilitation centers around the world; Drug & Alcohol Rehab Asia specializes in alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
Alcohol Treatment Centers or Alcoholic Rehabs
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Alcohol treatment centers offer specialized alcohol treatment to clients in need. Most alcohol treatment centers offer a mix of one-to-one counseling sessions as well as group work. Some, like Drug & Alcohol Rehab Asia, offer tailor made programs suited to your needs in luxury surroundings. Alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence are serious conditions that need to be addressed as soon as someone is willing to ask for help with them.
The effects of alcohol are well documented; if someone has an alcohol abuse problem, it can harm major organs in the body. The best known damage done by alcohol abuse is to the liver resulting in cirrhosis of the liver. The damage done to the body does not stop here, however; high blood pressure, kidney problems, stomach ulcers, are just to name a few other conditions…the list goes on.
Alcohol dependence is when someone is physically addicted to alcohol. This means that the body is now craving alcohol and a person will probably experience some form of alcohol withdrawals during detox. This can be very unpleasant. However, there are effective medical interventions to help deal with alcohol withdrawal symptoms. Many rehab centers like Drug & Alcohol Rehab Asia will offer several days in the hospital prior to being taken to the treatment center.
Alcohol abuse is not the same as alcohol dependence. However, someone who is dependent is abusing alcohol. An alcohol abuser could be a binge drinker who is not physically dependent on alcohol. Abuse of alcohol is generally determined by how your alcohol abuse is affecting the quality of your life. If your quality of life is going down and you are still drinking, you might have an alcohol abuse problem and should seek treatment.
Help for Alcoholics
If you have an alcohol dependence or alcohol abuse issue, there is help available. There are many alcohol support groups and a large number of addiction treatment centers in the world. The first thing you have to do, however, is ask for help. If you are not comfortable asking your family to help you, perhaps it would be a good idea to ask your doctor. You doctor should be able to point you in the right direction and make recommendations on available help in your area. The internet is also a good source of information; however, there are a lot of opinions online without the benefits of facts or proof to back it up. Make sure you get your information from reputable sites.
Getting Help for Alcohol Abuse
Drug & Alcohol Rehab Asia is one of the top rehabs in the world for treating alcohol abuse and alcoholism. Call one of our intake specialists now for a free assessment, and also to find out how we can help you live a happy, alcohol free life, willingly.
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