Coming to terms with an alcohol problem
If you're reading this, chances are you're worried about drinking alcohol. You may feel like there is no way out of the vicious cycle of drinking every day.We are here to tell you that real change is possible.. With the right support and guidance from our team of professionals, recovery from alcoholism is possible for anyone, no matter how dire their current situation may seem right now.
You may still be coming to terms with your destructive pattern of alcohol abuse, sometimes it can take a whilerecognize a problem with alcoholand admit to yourself that you need help, even if others are concerned about how much time you spend drinking.
Alcohol addiction, or alcoholism, describes a person's troubled relationship with alcohol. It is a dangerous and progressive disease thatwill not go away without treatment.
- Alcohol abuse has been linked to serious physical health problems, includingliver diseaseand cancer, addiction treatment can help prevent further harm to you or a loved one.
- Denial is often the first obstacle to seeking help. Accordingalkolchange.org.uk, there are more than 600,000 people who meet the criteria for alcoholism. Unfortunately, only 18% seek treatment.
- Most experts agree that abstinence is the only path to recovery.
- You do not have to wait for your condition to worsen before seeking help. It can be easier to overcome alcohol dependence in the early stages of a problem, both physically and psychologically.
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Damian's Alcohol Recovery Story
Damian came to Providence Projects for help with his drinking problem.
Now 10 years sober, Damian and his wife Kateland share their inspiring journey to recovery.
Join Damian and many others who have overcome alcohol addiction at Providence Projects
How can we help?
Ustreatment programsThey are designed to treat people as a whole, both physically and emotionally. Our goal is to provide you with the tools necessary to help you recover from the destructive behaviors associated with alcoholism.
safe alcohol detox
As part of your alcohol addiction treatment, our medical team will perform an assessment to better understand your health and can providedetox planto comfort you during the withdrawal phase of treatment.Alcohol Withdrawal Symptomscan vary greatly in length and difficulty depending on the individual
Once our team is happy with your progress, you can startprimary treatment programconsisting of evidence-based therapies, holistic therapies, and character development exercises. Our treatment model incorporates the latest evidence-based treatments such as group therapy, CBT, motivational interviewing, and relapse prevention strategies.
You are in good hands with us and our goal is to help you nourish yourself in a safe environment by giving you the support you need to stay abstinent for the long term. Alcohol addiction is just the beginning of your journey to recovery and to help you and your loved ones during and after addiction.we offer family support and aftercare as part of our treatment offer.
In a safe and supportive environment
Not sure if you need an alcohol treatment? Perhaps you are worried about the drinking habit of your loved ones? We offer a free alcohol addiction assessment to anyone interested. The evaluation will take no more than 30 minutes and will be conducted by a trained addiction counselor. Our free addiction assessment over the phone will cover questions about your history of alcohol, mental health, and other substance use.
Benefits of alcohol treatment in a private home
While there are many treatment options for alcoholism in the UK, including rehab facilities, community support, 12-step meetings and in-home rehabilitation services,private home carewill always offer the most comprehensive and structured form of care, especially in monitoring and helping with any withdrawal symptoms.
And for those with a long history of alcohol abuse, there are a number of complications and challenges that can arise from trying to stop drinking without professional help.
- Detoxing from alcohol without the support of a health professional can be dangerous and lead to severe withdrawal symptoms, such asDelirium tremens
- Simply giving up alcohol will not address the root causes of addiction, intensive treatment is key to overcoming the psychological nature of addiction.
- Alcohol is easily accessible from the home environment.
- It can take some time to adjust to life without drinking, especially when life is hectic or stressful.
Residential treatment addresses these issues, and by removing yourself from the drinking environment, you can focus on your recovery under the care ofHealthcare professionals. Also, being private gives youimmediate access to life-saving alcohol treatment.
Hesecondary programat The Providence Projects is a great way to consolidate the progress you have made during the initial phase of treatment.this is optionaland will be offered to you before and during addiction treatment.
Statistics show that clients who attend extended programs are less likely to relapse in the future, so secondary care is designed to provide additional protection in the early stages of recovery.
I just spent 28 days at Providence Projects for alcoholism. It was such a trip. I was pretty intimidated when I first joined, but this program is very well thought out.
What are the goals of alcohol detox treatment?
Overcoming your addiction to alcohol requires more than just quitting smoking, "quitting" requires a series of commitments and lifestyle changes.
The main goals of treatment include:
- It helps you understand that problem drinking is a disease that requires maintenance like any other condition.
- Identify the underlying causes of alcoholism which may include trauma, abuse orco-occurring mental health disorders.
- Learn the triggers or stressors that lead to binge drinking episodes.
- Empower yourself to love yourself and take responsibility for your drinking problems.
- Improve mental health and physical well-being
- See the value in the human connection of sharing difficult emotions
- Have fun, because life is more enjoyable without alcohol and drugs.
Our admissions team is here to support you in the alcohol recovery process. Talk to us by phone, email or Livechat today.
Alcohol relapse prevention
Alcoholism is a family disease. The ripple effects of this disease mean that it can often be more damaging to family members than to the alcoholic himself. As part of our comprehensive alcohol addiction treatment program, we place great emphasis on involving the family in your loved one's treatment, as research has shown that the support and involvement of family members can make a difference. the difference in a person's recovery.
Family support is offered to all clients where our team will facilitate telephone meetings for loved ones suffering from alcoholism. This can be extremely beneficial for all parties: with honest and open communication, issues from the past can be addressed and the whole family can begin to heal.
Topics such as setting limits and roles within the family are discussed as part of these meetings. Our goal is to make our services accessible to everyone, regardless of geography. That's why we focus on online and Skype counselling.
Support for families
Recovery of life after alcohol.
What happens when clients complete alcohol rehab is just as important as the progress they make while with us. That's why we offer a variety of relapse prevention and aftercare programs here at The Providence Projects. As clients near the end of alcoholism treatment, the team will try to develop aaftercare and relapse prevention plan. This will vary significantly depending on the nature of alcohol use, career, mental health and marital status, family structure, and security of residence.
All of these factors and more will be taken into account before agreeing on the appropriate aftercare.
Along with aftercare, our team will recommend that you attend AA meetings in your area or continue outpatient treatment as part of your sobering up services.
Start your alcohol recovery process today
Finding the best treatment for alcohol is critical to long-term recovery success. Our friendly and compassionate team will hold your hand through the entire process until you learn to love yourself again.
Here are a few more reasons why you should choose us for alcohol addiction treatment:
- We have a 'Good' rating from the CQC
- We have hundreds of positive Google reviews from real customers.
- We offer one of the most affordable addiction treatment programs in the UK.
- Many of our addiction counselors, therapists, and support workers are in recovery.
- We can pick you up from your home and bring you to us safely.
- We have helped thousands of people and their families recover from alcoholism.
Your recovery journey starts here, call us today to enroll in the program.
Can I get alcohol addiction treatment on the NHS?
Contrary to popular belief,the NHS does not provide home treatment for alcoholism. However, the NHS providesfree outpatient addiction treatment services.
However, it is possible to getfunding from local authorities. This includes working with your local drug and alcohol service and applying for detox and recovery funds.
This can get you a place at a private rehab center for alcohol detox and treatment, but the process is often time consuming and is by no means a guarantee.
For more information on alcohol financing or free addiction services, click on one of the links below.
Public Health England –www.gov.uk
Conscious of drinking -www.drinkaware.co.uk
Alcoholics Anonymous -www.alcoholicos-anonimos.org.uk
NHS Alcohol Support –www.nhs.uk/live-well/alcohol-support
Concern about alcohol -www.alcoholchange.org.uk
National Association of Children of Alcoholics –www.nacoa.org.uk
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