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Alcohol Counseling

Written on: May 13th, 2009 By:

Alcohol Counseling

If you or a loved one has problems with alcohol, it’s a good idea to look into alcohol counseling. Somebody who specializes in drug and alcohol counseling can give you insight and objective feedback that friends or family members may not be capable of.

Formal Alcohol Counseling

Often, people who have problems with alcohol know there’s a problem but they’re not sure what to do about it. A drug and alcohol counselor has specific training to address issues that are alcohol-related. He or she will be able to identify how serious your problems are with alcohol and whether you need a more substantial level of treatment than just alcohol counseling once a week.

Most drug and alcohol rehab centers employ counselors who are certified in alcohol counseling. SouthCoast Recovery has drug and alcohol counselors who are not only certified but have extensive training and experience in helping people who are struggling with alcohol get sober, and stay sober. You may be able to see an alcohol counselor on an outpatient basis at a drug and alcohol rehab center such as SouthCoast Recovery. There may also be Call today and find out if this is a viable option for you.

Informal Alcohol Counseling

There are also various groups that offer an informal help that is like alcohol counseling. The most widely known is Alcoholics Anonymous. While members of the group would be the first to say they don’t offer alcohol counseling, they do offer support in the form of suggestions for someone who is trying to stop drinking. This level of group support has been found to be very successful in helping individuals address their own problems with alcohol. Hearing others share about their struggles with alcohol and how they overcame them can be as helpful as one-on-one alcohol counseling.

Alcohol Counseling at SouthCoast Recovery

SouthCoast Recovery offers one-on-one alcohol counseling, group alcohol counseling and transportation to the alcohol support group of Alcoholics Anonymous on a daily basis. This is quite often the level of structure and support that is needed to break through the denial that accompanies alcoholism. If you think you have a problem with the alcohol, call SouthCoast Recovery today and inquire about the alcohol counseling options they have. Don’t wait. Alcohol problems will only get worse without professional help.


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