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Commitment And Follow-Through – Keys In Our Alcohol Abuse Counseling

man drinking before alcohol abuse counseling in Broward County FloridaOur alcohol abuse counseling in Broward County, FL is one of many services we offer to Broward County residents and provide you a safe space, guide you and help you along the way. Seeking treatment is the first step. Commitment and follow-through is the key.   Alcohol recovery is a process and we are here to help you reach your goal.  If you ready to remove alcohol from your life we are here to help.

What Are The First Steps For Seeking Help?

Admitting to yourself and others that you need help can be one of the most difficult steps to take on your road to recovery.  Is it easy to admit to others that you have an alcohol abuse problem?  Not at all,  but, the sooner you get help the better your chances of a successful recovery.  You may feel uncomfortable discussing your drinking problems, even with a healthcare professional, because of embarrassment or a sense of pride.   Family Therapy Center of West Broward is here to help you feel comfortable by providing a warm, supportive environment that will help you change your life through our alcohol abuse counseling, we provide for Broward County, FL and South Florida residents.
Although asking for help may seem like you are admitting some kind of shameful secret, truly, the only way to change your life is to ask for help.   The consequences of alcohol abuse are serious and in many cases, life-threatening.  The truth is alcohol abuse, if left untreated can result in serious and in many cases, can have life-threatening consequences.   Ignoring the problem is not the solution.

If you think you may have a problem with alcohol, take a moment out and review this list as honestly as you can.

Each of these six behaviors is a sign of alcohol abuse.

  1. Driving while under the influence
  2. Developing physical illnesses
  3. Damaging relationships with friends and family
  4. Spending too much money
  5. Diminishing interest in other activities
  6. Getting in repeated legal trouble

When alcohol abuse remains untreated, the result is alcoholism.

Some signs of alcoholism are:

  • Overdosing Craving: A strong need, or compulsion, to drink.
  • Loss of control: The frequent inability to stop drinking once a person has begun.
  • Physical dependence: The occurrence of withdrawal symptoms, such as nausea, sweating, shakiness, and anxiety, when alcohol use is stopped after a period of heavy drinking. These symptoms are usually relieved by drinking alcohol or by taking another sedative drug.
  • Tolerance: The need for increasing amounts of alcohol in order to get “high.”

men playing golf after alcohol abuse counselingAt The Family Therapy Center of West Broward, we realize there is no “magic bullet” or single treatment that works for everyone. Everyone’s needs are different.  Your therapist will customize a treatment plan for your unique problem and situation for our private clients in Broward County, FL and South Florida.  Substance abuse affects your whole life, including your relationships, career, health, and psychological well-being. Our alcohol abuse counseling treatment success depends on examining the way alcohol abuse has impacted you and developing a new way of living.

Contact us for your complimentary 15 min consultation.

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