Signs of Alcohol and Substance Abuse
Are you concerned that someone you love may be drinking alcohol too often? Is your loved one drinking at all hours of the day and night? Does it seem like they need more and more alcohol just to function? Have you noticed that their demeanor tends to change after drinking? These are signs that your loved one has a problem with alcohol.
Other signs of alcohol dependency include:
- Craving: A strong need to drink, or needing a drink in order to relax.
- Loss of control: Not having the ability to stop drinking once started.
- Physical Dependence: Experiencing withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness and anxiety when trying to stop drinking.
- Driving: Driving while intoxicated.
- Missing Work/School: Missing work or school because of drinking.
- Avoidance: Avoiding social situations where others may see how much you drink.
- Hiding: Hiding alcohol or hiding your drinking.
- Black Out Drinking: Passing out or forgetting what happened when you were drinking.
Alcohol Rehab at Utah Addiction Centers
If you or a loved one has any of these signs, it may mean that a serious problem requires medical attention and alcohol rehab. At Utah Addiction Centers, our main goal is to help you or your loved one to create a new life, free of the bondage of alcohol.
We understand that no two people are alike and custom tailor our program to help each person succeed in their alcohol rehab. We will create a plan that will fit the needs of you or your loved one. At Utah Addiction Centers, we strongly believe in individualized treatment for each person. We utilize a holistic and multi-dimensional treatment approach to treat every aspect of each person’s needs, instead of focusing solely on the disease. Beginning at admission, a customized treatment plan will be developed to include you or your loved one’s emotional needs, physical needs and spiritual needs to get through alcohol rehab and start enjoying life once again.
At Utah Addiction Centers, we understand that the craving for alcohol can be as strong as the need for food and water. We also understand that addiction to alcohol is a disease and must be treated as such. During the first phase of alcohol rehab you or your loved one will be evaluated for psychological issues that may fuel to your disease, we will also make sure you or your loved one is comfortably stabilized with medical care. During this time, we will create the treatment plan that will allow you or your loved one to live a sober life. Once these steps are completed, we will move to address the issues that have caused you or your loved one to become addicted to alcohol. Finally, we will provide life-long, anytime aftercare, which includes one on one therapy sessions, support groups, and anytime help.
Remember, there is help available and you don’t have to face this alone. At Utah Addiction Centers, we can help. We offer a bright ray of hope. We can show you and your family the path to recovery, and will help you find the serenity and peace that you and your family deserves. But the first step is up to you.