Treatment of alcohol addiction & Alcoholism
When am I an alcoholic and addicted to alcohol? Alcohol has been normalized in many cultures and societies where it is viewed as a party drink that helps people lighten up, yet the truth about it remains clear - drinking may lead to alcohol addiction and alcoholism. Alcohol is a dangerous substance that takes the lives of thousands yearly with the causes ranging from drunk driving to alcohol poisoning to more slow and painful deaths like liver-related diseases. A person who is addicted to alcohol is not dependent on it because it tastes good. People get addicted to alcohol because it gives them a fake and temporary escape from their reality.
Yet, alcohol addiction is not shameful and should not be viewed as so. It is normal for people to rely on wrong and false adaptations when no professional and responsible guidance is provided. We believe that it is not your fault and we believe that together we can help you break free from the hazards of alcohol that threaten your life and the lives of those you care about.
We want to give you the guidance that you need to overcome any challenge that life throws your way. But first, we must detox your body from its dependency. Having a detox prevents some of the most intense and unpleasant symptoms which can often be a result of withdrawal. Detox can help you become abstinent from drugs and alcohol. After stabilization, the focus of detox shifts to monitoring and supporting various processes within the body; as it rids itself of the drug. It is important to note that detox is not considered a whole treatment for alcohol or drug addiction. Detox alone might help a person to stop abusing drugs and alcohol on the short term, but without follow-up care, medical, nutritional, and therapeutic work, the risk of relapse into problematic use is high.
At THE BALANCE Luxury Alcohol Addiction Rehab & Recovery Treatment Center, our clients benefit from a combination of psychotherapeutic, nutritional, and medical treatment as part of the post detoxification (detox) treatment. This is known as ‘holistic’ treatment and recognizes that all areas of a person’s life need attention to regain health and well-being. Once you are independent of this drug, we will teach you how to manage the stresses and pressures of life head-on instead of escaping them and dodging them away. Instead of delaying your problems, we will help you tackle them at once and remove them from your life for good so that you can maintain a healthy social, physical, and psychological life.
Alcohol addiction is a term used to describe a physical, psychological and or emotional dependency and abuse on a particular substance and related act, ritual, or behaviour. Addiction presents itself in many different forms, the most common of which is the dependency on alcohol. The roots are located predominantly in stress and anxiety disorders, and addictive behaviours serve as a temporary relief to these symptoms.
Alcohol Addiction can develop quickly or over a long period. The person loses control and the ability to stop when they had planned to. The substance or behaviour begins to control and manipulate a person’s life. People are often referred to as being an ‘addict’ and having an ‘addiction’ once this pattern of behaviour has taken root. In its most chronic state, the addicts’ main purpose, function and desire are to ‘feed’ the addiction. This cultivates an endless cycle of unhealthy behaviour which triggers an overwhelming sense to ‘use more, more frequently’ to feel satisfied. This ‘using’ behaviour becomes the only means of pleasure or ‘escape’ for the addict. Eventually, addiction causes an often-devastating impact on all areas of life, resulting in chronic health conditions, poor social engagement, isolation, work problems, family and relationship breakdown, a chaotic lifestyle, debt, or financial problems.
At THE BALANCE Luxury Alcohol Addiction Rehab & Recovery Treatment Center, we use a holistic and person-centred treatment method for ‘recovery’ from addiction. Our program incorporates a combination of talking therapies, complementary therapies and medical treatments. Together these treatments build a program to help you identify and explore the underlying ‘causes’ of alcohol addiction; we enable you to connect with and address difficulties and teach you the necessary skills required to change the addictive behaviour. We call this method of treatment ‘a prescription for life’.
THE BALANCE program does not only work to heal or mend the presenting symptom or problem, we endeavour to provide you with a lasting change in behaviour to overcome the unhealthy addictive behaviour patterns. We begin by asking you to be ‘curious’ about what brought you to this point in your life, and then help you to explore solutions to the underlying problems. This method is proven to lead to lifelong positive change.
Symptoms of Addiction to Alcohol
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Our biochemical imbalance can be affected by diet and stressful life events, but it often goes back to genetics and epigenetics. We do specific biochemical laboratory testing to determine an individual’s biochemical imbalance. Combining the results of the lab tests with anamnestic information and clinical tests, we prescribe an individualized and compounded vitamin, mineral, nutrient protocol to help our patients recover from various disease states.more info
Your treatment begins with an extensive assessment and diagnosis of your presenting issues, which consists of a full-body medical check-up including laboratory, psychiatric assessment, orthomolecular assessment as well as a nutritional assessment.more info
Our therapists will work with you using several proven trauma treatment techniques on your healing of trauma and other stress disorders.more info
Our medical experts combine the best from general and alternative medicine to support you individually; providing myoreflex therapy, osteopathy, lymphatic drainage, and the latest technology-based therapies such as biofeedback, neurofeedback, repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS), heart rate variability and sleep pattern measurement will enable you to address problem areas and build a healthier lifestyle.more info
Our program consists of treating only one client at a time individually designed to help you with all the problematic aspects of your life. A private counselor will company you 24/7 during your stay which makes the treatment very efficient. All individual treatment sessions such as CBT, schema therapy, systemic therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, and more will be held at your private residence.more info
While living in a luxury residence, you will be receiving a first-class service and experience supreme hospitality by your private chef and butler, maid, and many more.more info
You will experience a range of complementary therapies including art therapy, equine-assisted therapy, music therapy, brain training, acupuncture, massage, personal training. Together with our lifestyle and mindfulness techniques, all are designed to help you recognize and change unhealthy behaviors and enable you to build a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.more info
Our chef and nutrition specialist will design your personalized diet plan supporting your body & mind recovery as well as design a specific diet to help with your weight loss. Use of the gym, a personal trainer, yoga, other fitness workshops, and nutrition workshops will help you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Our fitness expert will design a fitness program tailor-made for you to enable you to reach and maintain your ideal weight.more info
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