While many people can moderately consume alcohol, for some, any alcohol consumption turns into a problem. If you have a difficult time managing your drinking, the experienced team at 2nd Chance throughout the greater Phoenix, Arizona area, can help. They have a comprehensive program for the treatment of alcohol use disorder. To learn more or get started with treatment, call the office today or request an appointment online.
While alcohol is legal, it’s considered a depressant drug. It affects your central nervous system and may impair your perception, emotions, movement, vision, and hearing.
Because alcohol consumption is common and socially accepted, you may wonder whether or not your drinking is a problem. While it’s acceptable to have a drink on occasion, you may have a problem with alcohol if you:
Excessive alcohol intake over time also affects your physical health, and may increase your risk of liver disease.
Alcohol use disorder is a medical condition in which your drinking causes distress or harm. You may have an alcohol use disorder if:
Alcohol use disorder affects 18 million people in the United States. You are at risk of alcohol use disorder if it runs in your family. Certain social and environmental factors may also put you at risk.
The team at 2nd Chance Treatment Center offers a comprehensive program to treat alcohol use disorder. Admitting you have a problem is the first step toward your recovery. The team at 2nd Chance understands your struggles with your alcohol use and can help you take back control of your life.
Your treatment may include medication and behavioral therapy. Some of the medications the team at 2nd Chance uses to manage alcohol abuse disorder includes:
Alcohol use disorder is a disease that requires ongoing treatment and care. The team at 2nd Chance provides the medical management you need to recover from your alcohol use disorder and prevent a relapse.
Alcohol can be an addictive drug. To get the help you need, call 2nd Chance today or request an appointment online.