As a person with an alcohol addiction, you can surely come up with a number of reasons that make sense to you for continuing to drink. And if you keep that list top of mind, it is unlikely that your situation will change for the better. But as we tell people at our alcohol rehab in Sacramento, if you instead choose to focus on the many reasons that it makes sense to get treatment, you’re much more likely to find yourself on the road to recovery.
Here are just a few of those reasons:
1. Repaired relationships. Friends, siblings, parents, children, coworkers… as a person with an alcohol addiction, you’ve probably seen your relationships with many of these people grow strained if not ended altogether. Getting help can mean you will have the opportunity to repair those relationships and reconnect with the people you love. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2sOWGuM
As people start to gain momentum in their recovery, they begin to feel an invigorating sense of empowerment. Consequently, they may start to set the bar higher for themselves. While striving for improvement is admirable, it can become a problem when a person sets expectations that can’t be met. We frequently remind people at our alcohol rehab in Sacramento that being sober doesn’t have to mean being perfect. In fact, it rarely does. We’re only human, after all. Read more from this article: http://bit.ly/2mAlaF8
There are two stages in alcohol withdrawal. The first is dominated by physical withdrawal symptoms such as tremors, nausea, headaches, hallucinations, and seizures. In the second stage, there are fewer physical symptoms but a wide range of emotional and psychological disturbances. At our alcohol rehab in Sacramento, we counsel the people we work with that the second phase can be every bit as challenging as the first, but that there are strategies for lessening the effects.
Getting through Stage 2
The big risk in the second stage of alcohol withdrawal (or withdrawal from any substance) is that the intense emotions may cause a relapse. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2lLLLBg