Alcohol Addiction

Drinking problems and alcohol addictions are increasing, causing many mental health problems and illnesses across the UK.

Alcohol can be a highly addictive substance for its ability to cloud reality. For some individuals, alcohol may be consumed to gain more confidence, act as a comfort blanket or commonly to help them through a stressful episode.


The Effects Of Alcohol Addiction

Large amounts of consistent alcohol consumption can lead to dependency, causing greater issues long-term. From serious health implications to family breakdowns, negative impacts are possible, all frequently experienced when an addiction is present.

If you or a loved one are experiencing an alcohol addiction, any tell-tale warning signs or believe your drinking habits are getting out of control, seek expert support.

There are many treatment options available to support those in need. Here at Rehab Clinics Group, we specialise in supporting individuals through alcohol addiction, promoting long-term recovery. Get in touch to start alcohol addiction treatment today.


Understanding Alcohol Addiction Greater

Alcohol addictions can be highly complex, making it difficult for all involved to understand. For some individuals, a lack of knowledge may be present, believing that addiction is for the weak, for those looking to inflict pain or for those falling into the addiction stereotype.

When in actual fact, an alcohol addiction can and does affect all types of people. No matter your background, status or life goals, an addiction can arise, triggered by a single stimulus.

An addiction is a chronic mental illness, brought on by a wide range of factors. One single trigger point, feeling, experience or person can influence the beginning of an alcohol addiction.

Depressed woman with alcohol addiction

Alcohol addictions are common for those living with depression and anxiety, acting as a coping mechanism. Dependencies to alcohol can also develop for those with optimal mental health.

From peer pressure to workplace stresses, alcohol is frequently consumed innocently. However, as a tolerance to alcohol develops and withdrawal symptoms set in, individuals crave its long-lasting effects, resulting in greater consumption.

This is where addiction can and will set in if uncontrolled. Here is where psychological and physical connections build, making it impossible to live without alcohol. Without the right support, at this point, addiction can unravel and negatively affect an individual’s quality of life.

If you are experiencing the above scenario, or believe it is on the horizon, please do not worry as help is available. With the right support and addiction treatments, alcohol dependencies can be diminished. However, there is no quick fix or a stop button. Like any other mental health issue, small steps will be required for full recovery.


Treatments In Place To Recovery From Alcoholism

For those living with a dependency, residential alcohol rehab will be recommended. Here at Rehab Clinics group, we have a number of rehab centres designed to support individuals living with symptom of alcohol addiction.

The first step to our rehab programmes will include an assessment. Here your addiction and health history will be observed. This will help our expert team create a personalised treatment plan for you, with recovery in mind. This will ensure that recovery probability rates are positive. Within your treatment plan, you will experience a number of addiction treatments.

Depending on the severity of your addiction and connected mental health issues, differing processes will be completed. If you are living with a chronic alcohol addiction, an initial medical detox will be required.

Here is where your physical connection to alcohol will be diminished, helping your body live without alcohol consumption. From here, a number of psychological methods will be recommended to realign your mindset.

You can expect to complete cognitive behavioural therapy, group therapy, family therapy and individual sessions, helping to turn negativity into positive steps.

Educational sessions will also be provided at each of our rehab centres for both yourself and your family members. This will ensure you are armed with life-saving tools on your return home to avoid any future alcohol relapses.

Here at Rehab Clinics Group, we understand how the transition home post-rehab can be difficult. To support you through this daunting time, we offer free aftercare support for 1-year post-rehab to ensure your recovery is maintained.

You will visit regular support groups, alcohol anonymous sessions and complete further addiction treatment to ensure you are fully treated and healed.

By completing a detox, a full rehab programme and aftercare support, long-term success rates are highly achievable with our expert support. With the right support network, treatment and processes in place, alcohol addiction can be overcome.


Our Support Here At Rehab Clinics Group

Our support here at Rehab Clinics Group is what sets us apart from other rehab clinics. We have a number of rehab centres to fit your personal requirements. If you’re looking for a UK based centre for convenience, we have you covered.

Alternatively, we have our Alicante based centre, helping individuals’ distance themselves from any influences throughout their treatment programme. We believe this will work best, promoting greater recovery. However, understand that a centre closer to home may be important to you.

Whichever centre you select, you will receive around the clock support from our addiction specialists. Each understand the steps required to diminish an alcohol addiction. Each are certified professionals, yet have a compassionate approach, ensuring you receive the level of support you desire and need.

Our rehab centres offer a luxury home from home feel yet are equipped with the facilities and extra services to help you work through your alcohol addiction. Whether you require transport to our abroad centre, crave greater family support, or have the desire to understand addiction and well-being greater, we can guide you.

If you are living with an alcohol addiction, the next recommended step will be reaching out for expert support. Get in touch with our team today to understand the rehab process greater, while taking the first steps to a sober future.

We can help you stop drinking through our holistic, dedicated approach to addiction recovery. Invest in yourself and your future by completing an alcohol addiction detox and treatment programme.

  • How Would I Know If I'm Addicted To Alcohol?

    The recommended weekly allowance of alcohol is 14 units, if you're regularly exceeding this figure then this is a big sign that you may have a problem. Here a some of the telltale signs that you're dealing with an addiction; Constant cravings, drinking alone, breakdown in relationships, no control over when you drink, put drinking first over more important priorities, mood swings. These examples are just a few of the more common signs that you're suffering from addiction if you aren't experiencing any of the above problems but still feel like you're suffering from alcohol addiction then get in touch with our team to discuss it further.
  • How Does An Addiction To Alcohol Usually Start?

    There is no definitive answer to this question, addiction can be a slow build-up of events and choices that accumulate to form addiction symptoms or the process can be rapid with regular binge drinking speeding up its effects on the body and mind. The process of addiction is usually broken down into three phases, the first phase is alcohol abuse, second is problem drinking and the third and last phase is a dependency to alcohol.
  • Is Rehab The Best Option For To Treat Alcohol Addiction?

    Rehabilitation is the most commonly used method to treat addictions and is widely known as the most effective treatment option for alcohol addiction.
  • Are There Any Medications For Treating Alcohol Addiction?

    Medications can be used to alleviate any withdrawal symptoms that may be experienced during detoxification from alcohol. Here is a list of some of the medications we offer at our treatment centres:Buprenorphine, Naltrexone, Lofexidine