Realising you have a problem with alcohol is the first step to getting better, but it is often the hardest one. You may need help if:
This is where you continue to drink heavily even though you have caused harm, or are causing harm or problems to yourself, family, or society. For example, you may:
Many problem drinkers are not dependent on alcohol. They could stop drinking without withdrawal symptoms if they wanted to. But, for one reason or another, they continue to drink heavily.
This is a serious situation where drinking alcohol takes a high priority in your life. You drink every day, and often need to drink to prevent unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
You may be developing alcohol dependence if you:
Whether you are a problem drinker or an addictive drinker, we can help you overcome the urge to drink with good support and constant monitoring during the withdrawal stage. The process of detoxification from alcohol is the first step, after which the alcoholic's dependency on alcohol is primarily psychological, rather than physical or chemical. The goal after detox is to prevent a relapse of excessive drinking. Our treatment process ranges from short-term residential or in-patient hospitalisation to long-term, outpatient counseling and therapy. The goal of these facilities is to help remain sober and resist the urge to drink.