We believe you can learn to stop drinking. While you may feel discouraged by alcohol addiction now. But, with professional help, peer support, and a solid plan, long term sobriety is possible.
The First in Learning How to Stop Drinking
To quit drinking, you must first realize what you’re capable of sober. The ability to analyze the problems drinking causes is extremely important. If you don’t admit these truths, it may be harder to quit.
For many people, seeing a doctor is their first step to sobriety. Your doctor can talk to you about rehab. Substance abuse programs exist to help you permanently quit drinking. So, there’s no reason why you have to do this alone.
Your doctor may say you go to a medical facility for alcohol detox. Alcohol is one of the easiest substances to obtain and use. However, alcohol withdrawal is no joke. The side effects of alcohol withdrawal can kill you.
When you quit drinking, you improve your overall health and wellness. These improvements benefit many areas of your life. Benefits include:
- Preventing alcohol-related health issues
- Reducing relationship and family problems
- Increasing productivity at work, school, or home
- Lowering alcohol-related legal struggles
Saying Goodbye to Alcohol and Hello to a Better Life
Ultimately, you need to know why you're quitting. Talk to a loved one to understand why you need to end alcohol use. Write these reasons down and keep them in your wallet. When things get tough in rehab, you can look at your list for new found strength.
Additionally, develop a plan for quitting. Do you know where you want to go for treatment? Write your plan down and talk to others to breathe life into it. Keep checking in with yourself to see your progress.
Alcohol Rehab on San Juan Island, Washington
The Clearing is a licensed rehab center on San Juan Island, Washington. The island provides safety, serenity, and focus. It also gives you time away from your triggers like problems at home.
We offer a healthy place for people to learn how to recover. However, what we treat isn't limited to drinking. Our help includes:
- Healing of underlying core issues
- Peers on the same treatment track
- 120 hours of individual therapy
- Safety, support, and respect
- Evidence-based treatment
- 12 Step Alternatives
If you or a loved one are ready to stop drinking alcohol, call The Clearing at 425-275-8600. Get the help and support you need today.