Posts Tagged ‘alcohol abuse’

Alcohol and depression

Alcohol is a depressant

It is a drug, and it causes impaired behavior, judgment, coordination, and slurred speech. Alcohol is ingested through drink and many people become addicted to alcohol very easily. Alcohol is generally socially acceptable, and the alcoholic sometimes cannot be easily spotted. Because of the widespread usage and social acceptance of alcohol it has become a major concern and cause of alcohol related deaths in motor vehicles, criminal charges, fines, and loss of lives are the outcome.

alcohol addiction

Alcohol addiction can be overcome


Alcoholism is very scary, you see with other drugs such as crack and heroin they take their toll on the individual very quickly in terms of physical condition, appearance, financial situation, and general responsibility level.With alcohol, and in part because of its social acceptance, it takes longer for the person’s condition to come down to a point where he or she realizes they need help or other around them realize help is needed and at that point the person’s body can be is such rough shape irreversible damage can be done.

Alcohol creates a physical dependency and with some cases a medical detox procedure is needed to safely help the addicted person withdraw from the drug, most Rehab Centers will have resources to accommodate this procedure.

We have many Rehab Centers in our own directory that deal with alcohol withdrawal and treatment, if you need to locate a Detox and/or Rehab Center, call one of our counselor today. 1 888-488-8434

 

What is a Rehab ?

Alcohol Rehab, Drug Rehab, Addiction Rehab

We have all heard the word rehab over time in various circumstances. Either a friend was telling a story of someone he or she knew who had a drug problem or you heard it on the news of some well known actor or signer being associated with rehab due to substance abuse. The fact is, rehab is short of rehabilitation, now you may say at this point, “I knew that” and you’re probably right but most people have no clue what this word actually means. Time and time again it is discovered that general public and professionals alike do not know what this word means.

Find information about various type of rehab

A good rehab will get you on the road to recovery

In the Collins dictionary rehabilitation is defined as: Noun; “the act or process of rehabilitating” and rehabilitate the verb; is defined from Merriam-Webster dictionary; “to restore or bring to a condition of health or useful and constructive activity”. Now this is very interesting because in essence when some is asked or ordered or volunteers to go to “rehab” he or she is being asked to become that person before using drug or alcohol and to be healthy again and can contribute to social and family activities. So what happened to this word over time?
The history of drug or alcohol addiction is a long and complex story. But broken down to the essentials one can see that some treatment programs have lost their way and this is not fair to the addict. If you, or someone you know and want to do something about their drug problem or alcohol abuse problem. Our advice is look for the program that fits the definition above, this is a good starting point.

 
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