Alcohol addiction is a very common substance abuse issue in the United States. If you are struggling with alcohol addiction then going to an accredited alcohol rehab is the best way for you to overcome your addiction. If you are unfamiliar with alcohol rehab you will likely need to consider many things and want to know what to expect.

We have gathered some information here for you and are always available to help you on the road to recovery.

How do I know if I need Alcohol Rehab?

If you have an addiction to alcohol you need professional help to be able to detox and complete rehab. Your body has grown used to alcohol and has become dependent on it. I can not only be painful but incredibly dangerous to try to quit on your own. It is likely time for rehab if you:

  • Cannot control your alcohol use
  • Wanting to stop drinking but are having difficulty
  • Facing problems at home, or work because of alcohol use
  • Experiencing cravings for alcohol
  • Building a tolerance to alcohol

What goes on during alcohol rehab?

Alcohol rehab is intensive care that is needed to overcome addiction to alcohol. One on one therapy with a specialized therapist is the backbone of alcohol rehab. Alcohol rehab is not only about stopping the abuse of alcohol but treating the underlying conditions that cause the abuse issues to begin with.

Your addiction treatment specialists and therapists will help you explore the causes for you desire to use and abuse alcohol. Finding better ways to cope with the underlying cause of the addiction  is important in the rehab and recovery process. Finding better ways to cope with the triggers that make you want to drink is the foundation of long term recovery.

Group therapy sessions are also a major part of alcohol rehab. Hearing and sharing experiences around alcohol addiction is helpful, the connection you form with others also help you build a support system that will be useful in preventing relapse. Just having someone listen who understands, or can identify with you through experience is of great benefit.

What types of alcohol rehab are available?

There is both inpatient alcohol rehab and outpatient alcohol rehab. Inpatient alcohol rehab is when you stay in a facility 24/7 for 1 to 3 months. Outpatient care you would come in and receive treatment during the day while staying at your home at night. Outpatient care can be more comfortable but is full of distraction and opportunity for relapse. Inpatient rehab is far more successful with outcomes.

There are 12 step programs that are faith based, and non 12 step programs that are more flexible and accept any sort of religious beliefs an are flexible in approach, basically customized programs just for you.

New Leaf Detox and Treatment in Laguna Niguel can help you find your ideal alcohol rehab plan

Are you ready to get started with alcohol rehab? New Leaf Detox and Treatment in Laguna Niguel, and San Juan Capistrano can help you find the alcohol rehab program that best suits you.

We’ll get you set up with a personalized alcohol rehab plan quickly so that you can begin working towards your recovery goals with specialists right away.

Call us today and one of our specialist can help you get stated and give you the information you need to begin your recovery.