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What is a rehabilitation center? A rehabilitation centre is a place where an individual can work over his addiction issues under supervised environments that aid addiction recovery with ease. All these treatments and therapies are carried out by well-trained mental health professionals including a psychiatrist, clinical psychologists, psychologists, counselors, nurses & support staffs. With the […]

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Psychological revelation behin...

Folie à Famille translated ‘a folly of family’, the term talks about a shared psychotic disorder among a group of family members as opposed to shared between two people (folie à deux). This is a rare condition because of which effective treatments have not been well-established. However, last week we saw an incident in Delhi […]

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Are You Feeling Suicidal? How ...

Wanting to overcome suicidal thoughts? Firstly, the thought to overcome the suicidal thoughts itself is a sign of positivity. You may think feeling suicidal is a sign of permanent weakness and flew. Actually, it isn’t, feeling suicidal is just a temporary negative mindset that makes you experience intense sadness. During this intense episode majority of […]

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How to Help Someone with Drug ...

Want to help someone with Drug and Alcohol Addiction? A relative, a dear friend, a sibling, a co-worker? Early drug and alcohol abuse education is one of the best ways to start with. Everyone involved needs to be educated, from parents and educators to children and adults. Each needs to know the risks of altered […]

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Depression is an Illness, Not ...

For as long as health professionals can remember, our country has developed a negative stigma towards depression illness. People suffering from depression tend to suffer in silence, or not seek the appropriate treatment because of the shame associated with admitting they have a mental illness. Currently, people diagnosed with depression illness are viewed as broken, […]

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How Does De-Addiction Counselling Help with Alcoholism?

PsychotherapyHelps Treat Alcoholism#SayNoAlcoholism or alcohol abuse can cause several problems in the daily functioning of your life. Living with alcoholism is not only dangerous to your personal and professional life, but can also be fatal to life itself, for example- drinking and driving.

Alcoholism can be treated. There are many methods of treatment for alcoholism, such as group therapies such as Alcoholics Anonymous, one-on-one therapy, medication and detoxification.

Another such method of treating alcoholism is de-addiction counselling.

What Does De-addiction Counselling Do?

De-addiction counselling helps you understand the social aspects of alcoholism and how to deal with these aspects whilst abstaining from the consumption of alcohol.

The doctor not only briefs the patient on these matters, but also the family of the patient.

This method can help you cope with the alcohol abuse problem as well as get over it.

The doctor talks about many topics surrounding alcoholism, such as:

  • Alcohol abuse and the consequences it has on your life
  • The social pressure surrounding alcoholism, and how to manage it
  • The situations you may find yourself in when you feel the need to consume alcohol and how to abstain from doing so
  • Times when you are alone at home and feel the need to drink alcohol
  • Anxiety and stress, which lead to consumption of alcohol and how to avoid this
  • Anger and frustration from not consuming alcohol and how to manage it

De-addiction counselling for alcoholism can be very effective and can help you abstain from consuming alcohol or suffering from a relapse.

If someone you know or care about is an alcoholic, urge them to seek help and get better.

Alcoholism is treatable.

#SayNo

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