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Learn How to Stop Drinking

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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, therapist, or counselor is a first step to sobriety. These professionals can talk to you about rehab. Substance abuse programs exist to help you quit drinking. So, there’s no reason why you have to do this alone.

Your doctor may recommend that 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 physical side effects of alcohol withdrawal can kill you.

You should also do your own research - you own this - it's your life! Here some things to watch out for when choosing an addiction rehab.

Quitting drinking also helps 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. Many people don't know why they end up abusing alcohol. We truly believe there are underlying core issues that contribute to substance abuse and excessive drinking.

What's an underlying core issue? Watch co-founder Betsy Koelzer to learn more.

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:

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.

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Gregg Makuch

This post was written by Gregg Makuch

Gregg helps get the word out about The Clearing. When he’s not riding his bike and enjoying the beauty of the San Juan Islands, Gregg loves to cook and spend time with his family.

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