Alcoholism Treatment Program
Alcoholism is the physical and psychological addiction of an individual to alcohol. It is the chronic and excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages. It is also known as alcohol use disorder and it can have disastrous effects on peoples’ lives. It is usually categorized into three levels: mild, moderate and severe. Each of these levels comes with new symptoms and side effects.
Effects of Alcoholism
Just like any other drug, alcoholics feel like they can’t go about their normal lives without alcohol in their system. Even though the individual may be unable to see a problem, it is often very evident to other people. People struggling with alcoholism will rarely accept that they have a problem, and they will dismiss any comments made by family members or friends in regards to that subject. They can also get easily offended when someone mentions this. This situation can lead to a lot of problems in every aspect of a person’s life. People who struggle with alcoholism can easily lose their jobs because it is something that cannot be tolerated in the workplace. They often push people away because they feel like no one can understand them and while isolating themselves; they tend to start drinking more.
What they might not realize is that they don’t have to go through that all by themselves. Even if they feel like their loved ones can’t understand or help, there are a number of professionals who are willing to help them out. Alcoholics might get to a point where they realize they’ve hit rock bottom. They might be in deep debt because they have been spending all of their money on alcohol, they might get into an accident, or a partner may leave them, finally tired of having to deal with the situation. It is usually a big change that makes people wake up and realize they have a problem. There are also certain situations in which the person simply cannot accept it, and it might be necessary for a loved one to step in and take over the situation.
Help is Available
In either case, no matter how severe the level of alcoholism is, it is extremely important to turn to a group of professionals who will be able to assess the situation and come up with a treatment plan per the addict’s particular case and offer the care and services needed.
Chiron has extensive facilities to provide all the services needed for a person’s recovery and they are fully invested in a person’s recovery. They work on the whole process of recovery with patients, from the initial detox and withdrawal, where the most severe physical symptoms happen, all the way through the mental and physical recovery process and even the outpatient aftercare services. Depending on the severity of their dependence, withdrawal can be dangerous and even life threatening, which is why it is extremely important for them to be monitored by professionals who know how to act upon the different reactions a person might present. Their counselors are available 24/7 in order to monitor patients and ensure their safety. They strive to make people feel safe and encourage them to be strong throughout the process.