Alcohol use disorder (AUD) is a chronic brain disease characterised by neurotic drinking, loss of control over the use of alcohol, and the experience of negative emotions when not using alcohol.
When you are struggling with an alcohol use disorder, you may feel as though there's no end in sight, but you dont have to suffer alone.
Our unique therapeutic approach and expert staff ensure you or your loved one will recieve the treatment and support needed for long lasting change. Our evidence - based alcohol addiction treatment, including includes; individual and group therapy, medically - supervised detox, residential care, we offer the intensity and duration neccessary to go beyond immediate recovery to help our clients attain greater independence.
We have a number of treatment options that will help you recover from alcoholism and get back to living a healthier and productive life. However, this depends on your level of risk of alcohol misuse disorder.
Throughout the recovery process, clients are put under detoxification which involves eliminating alcohol from your body completely. This is done during severe withdrawal symptoms within the first 48 hours after your last drink. While some symptoms are minor, others can be more serious. During this period, we able to give medication in order to lessen some of the pain and monitor you 24/7. After the detox, you will be able to move forward with other forms of treatments and therapy for a minimum of 3 months. This allows you to focus on getting better.
Addiction is a chronic, relapsing disorder characterized by neurotic drug seeking and substance use despite hostile consequences. It is a brain disorder because it involves functional changes to brain circuits involved in reward, stress and self-control. These changes may last a long time a person has stopped taking drugs.
We use different types of medications and approaches to help clients stop abusing drug, stay in treatment to relapses. The treatment medications are used to help the brain adapt gradually to the absence of drug. The treatments also help in curbing cravings and calming the clients down.
Behavioural therapies have helped young people with alcohol and drug use disorders treatment to modify their attitudes and behaviours related to substance use to enable young people handle stressful situations and triggers that might cause another relapse.
Family therapy helps young people with substance use disorders with their families address influences on alcohol misuse and drug use patterns and improve overall family functioning.
Motivational enhancement therapy is recognised as a strategy to make most of young people's readiness to change their behaviour and accept treatment.
Because addiction affects so many aspects of a person's life, our treatment addresses the needs of the whole person to be successful. We choose from a menu of services that meet the specific medical, mental, social, occupational, family and legal needs of our clients to help in their recovery.
Stopping alcohol misuse and drug use is just one part of a long and complex recovery process.