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Our team of experts can help you with your Alcohol Addiction Treatment, if you would like to receive more information on what we can do for you, please contact our team today.

We are proud to have been recently voted the Number 1 Treatment Centre for Alcohol in the United Kingdom when up against all of the top-rated CQC rehabilitation companies.

Battling your addiction can be a lengthy process, this is why our team of Stockport addiction specialists work tirelessly to come up with a long term recovery plan that will be tailored made for you.

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The first stage to overcoming your addiction is to admit to yourself that you have a problem and acknowledge that you need help.

Alcohol problems are a very serious issue. We offer our services to anyone and everyone, it doesn’t matter how big or small you may think your drinking problem is. Don’t be afraid to reach out, our team are here for you to help with any questions or queries you may have.

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Why Choose Us?

Our team have over two decades of experience in the addiction treatment sector, we are also led by a Senior Management Team.

We are committed to helping our clients receive the best possible help they can get, of course we still require that the client puts in effort to want to get help themselves.

Here at Alcohol Addiction Help in Stockport, we support individuals, families and communities up and down the UK with the side effects of both drugs and alcohol misuse.

Struggling with Alcohol Addiction Stockport

We understand that many people may have a drug and alcohol addiction and require help to avoid mental health problems such as anxiety, depression and post traumatic stress disorder.

Contact us today for a free addiction assessment and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Accreditations

It is very important to know that you can trust the company you choose to help you out with your addiction. Listed below are some of the Accreditations we have:

Alcohol Rehab Cost Stockport

The average cost for alcohol rehab is £2000 per week.

This cost can vary from rehab to rehab and really depends on several factors.

We have listed some of the cost factors for drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres below:

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Benefits of Alcohol Rehabilitation Stockport

There are a number of benefits of alcohol rehabilitation. We have listed some of the advantages below.

Safe Place to Recover

Recovery from Alcohol addiction requires a holistic healing process where you reconnect your, mind, body and spirit. We provide a safe environment to help our patients recover from addiction, this is one of the reviews our patients/ clients leave us.

Professional Help and Supervised Detox

Detoxification is where you remove all traces of alcohol and its toxins from your body. Stopping drinking suddenly will most likely cause alcohol withdrawal symptoms as your body adjusts to functioning without alcohol.

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If you want an alcohol detox, please make sure to contact our team today. We can help with your drinking problem and other substance misuse.

Bespoke Treatment Programme

With our experts in this industry, we are able to offer bespoke treatment programmes that can work with you to help you turn your life around. With over 25 years of experience, we are able to identify what treatments will have the best chance of working out for you.

Effective Recovery

We have a high success rate of helping our patients recover from alcohol addiction, our goal is to offer a luxury service to help our clients get their life back on track.

Aftercare to Prevent Relapse

We have a well-crafted aftercare programme that we have constructed over time to help you spot the signs of potential relapse and identify potential triggers at an early stage.

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Treatment for Alcohol Addiction

There is a wide variety of treatment options for alcohol addiction in Stockport, listed below are some of the most common services we offer. Our goal is to help our clients with alcohol withdrawal as easily as possible and help them recover from alcohol abuse and drug abuse.

We can provide you with a personalised treatment plan to help stop your alcohol or drug problems. 

Alcohol Rehab

Residential Rehab Centres are one of the most effective ways of treating alcohol addiction. 

An alcohol rehab clinic is where a person experiencing an alcohol use disorder may go to receive treatment. Depending on how serious the addiction is, medical detoxification could be required.

Support Groups for Alcoholics

There are a number of support groups available to alcoholics. These can be offered both in and out of rehab. If you think you have an alcohol abuse problem, you may want to think about going to a group session.

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Alcoholics Anonymous

Alcohol Anonymous is a fellowship of people who come together to solve their drinking problem.

Attending an A.A. Meeting is completely free, there are no age or education requirements to participate.

Alcoholics Anonymous Membership is open to anyone who wants to stop drinking completely or stop being dependent on alcohol.

Family Member Support

When you are receiving treatment, our addiction specialists offer free family support to ensure we carry out all treatment lengths. Family support can be carried out as part of an outpatient treatment programme. It is a great way to help fix relationships and improve confidence.

Home Detox

We have found that over the years many of our patients would prefer to be treated at home if this is a possibility. A detox is usually accompanied by some sort of medication, and then followed by therapy. The main goal of detoxification is to cleanse the body of the addictive substance while also managing the alcohol withdrawal symptoms.

Medication for Alcohol Dependence

There is a wide variety of medications used for alcohol dependence in Stockport, listed below are some of the most common medications:

Acamprosate

Acamprosate is a medication used along with counselling to treat alcohol use disorder. Acamprosate is thought to stabilise chemical signalling in the brain that would otherwise be disrupted by alcohol withdrawals.

Disulfiram

Disulfiram is a medication that is used to support the treatment of alcoholism. It causes unpleasant effects when even the smallest of alcohol is consumed. Some of the effects include flushing of the face, chest pain, blurred vision and anxiety.

Naltrexone

Naltrexone is a synthetic drug which is similar to morphine, it blocks opiate receptors in the nervous system and is most commonly used in the treatment of heroin addiction.

Nalmefene

Nalmefene is an opioid antagonist medication used to help manage opioid overdose and alcohol dependence. Nalmefene works by antagonising receptors in the brain responsible for producing the body’s feel-good chemical which is dopamine.

12 Step Program

The basic premise of the 12-step model is that people can help one another achieve and maintain abstinence from the substances or behaviours to which they are addicted to.

A single treatment may work for one person, but may not work for someone else. By carrying out the right treatment for you, it is more likely you will recover.

Behavioural Therapies

There are a wide variety of behavioural therapies that we offer, listed below you can expect to find them and also some information about each one.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a psycho social intervention that aims to reduce symptoms of various mental health conditions, the common ones being depression and anxiety disorders. These types of disorders can increase the likelihood of alcohol use.

This is one of the more popular addiction treatment options that we offer. Mental health issues have become less taboo so young teens both men and women don’t feel ashamed to talk about their mental health or alcohol problems.

Interventions

Interventions are a very common way of combating alcohol addiction, when a group of family or friends come together with mutual concern for the patient.

Our main aim during interventions is meeting with an alcoholic and helping them recognise the problem and presenting them with an opportunity to make a change.

Motivational Enhancement Therapy

Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET) is a more short term technique that we offer, it is commonly used in the treatment of alcohol and substance abuse. MET treatment aims to help people feel more motivated to change their destructive and harmful behaviour.

Marital and Family Therapy

Marital and Family Therapy (MFT) is a very popular form of psychotherapy that we can offer to our clients, the sessions address the behaviour of all family members and show how the behaviour can affect each individual.

MFT may also be referred to as couple counselling, marriage counselling or family counselling.

What is Alcohol Addiction?

Alcohol addiction is a relapsing disorder associated with excessive alcohol consumption or the loss of control of the amount you intake.

There are a number of addiction treatment programmes and support groups available in Stockport to help people who are dependent on alcohol stop drinking.

If you want to stop drinking or you are worried about someone else’s drinking habits, please contact us today. We can offer more information on inpatient treatment and other alcohol support.

Stages of the Addiction Cycle

Addiction can be seen as a repeating cycle, with 3 key stages. We have listed the stages below:

  1. Binge/Intoxication Stage: Reward & Pathological Habits – During stage 1 this is when the addict will experience the effects of alcohol such as euphoria, anxiety reduction and the easing of social interactions, as well as other positive effects
  2. Negative Affect/Withdrawal Stage: Reward Deficits & Stress Surfeit – This stage usually takes place after the addict has stopped drinking alcohol, they will usually experience withdrawal symptoms. At this stage, the person doesn’t drink alcohol for the effects, but to escape the feelings that they feel in day to day life such as depression and other mental disorders.
  3. Preoccupation/Anticipation Stage: Craving, Impulsivity & Executive Function – The final stage is when the person seeks out alcohol again after a period of abstaining. The person’s mind will get preoccupied with alcohol and how to get more of it.

Alcohol can affect brain function and cause harmful consequences. If you are worried about how much alcohol you drink, please contact us today, as you may have an alcohol use disorder.

What are the Symptoms of Alcoholism?

There are many symptoms of Alcoholism, listed below are some of the most common ones you would expect to find in the UK:

and many more.

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Risks of Too Much Alcohol

There are many risks to alcohol addiction in Stockport, below you can see a list of the most common ones we have come across:

Depression or Other Mental Health Problems

Alcohol affects the part of your brain that controls inhibition, so you may feel relaxed, less anxious, and more confident after a drink.

The chemicals in alcohol can change your brain and can soon lead to more negative feelings. These feelings could consist of anger, depression, and anxiety completely regardless of your mood.

Relationship Conflicts

Alcohol addiction in a romantic relationship can have severe effects on both partners, their children and other family members. Alcohol destroys many romantic relationships, results in estranged marriages and can cause conflicts between families.

Financial Problems

The link between both debt and alcohol addiction can be seen on a national scale. Alcohol addiction can promote poor spending habits that could impact your ability to save and pay bills.

Poor Performance at Work or School

Alcohol can lead to absence from School/Work, and this can happen for a variety of reasons such as being out late the night before or even having a hangover. It can often be the case that alcohol can leave the student too tired or unwell to give their best work.

Increased Risk of Accidents

Alcohol addiction massively increases the likeliness of major injuries such as motor vehicle crashes, falls, drowning and even burns.

Other Substance Use

Alcohol addiction can also be a gateway to other addictions in Stockport. It is common for people who are suffering from alcoholism will also abuse other drugs or feel tempted to.

Increased Risk of Suicidal Thoughts

There is a real correlation between alcoholism and suicidal thoughts, suicide attempts and death from suicide.

Health Problems

Heavy drinking can cause various health problems including:

Types of Alcoholics

There are a number of different types of alcoholics which can be seen below.

Young Adult Subtype

Research shows that roughly 31.5% of alcoholics actually fall into the category of young adults, this being the largest single group.

Young Antisocial Subtype

Roughly 21.1% of alcoholics fall into the young antisocial subtype. This specific ground tends to start drinking at the youngest age of around 15 and can develop alcohol dependence at the earliest age of 18.

Functional Subtype

Functional Subtype often referred to as Functional Alcoholics which makes up 19.5% of alcoholics, this is the group you would expect to have relationships and jobs.

Intermediate Familial Subtype

The intermediate familial subtype accounts for around 18.8% of alcoholics. This subtype tends to start drinking around age 17 and develop alcohol dependency at around 32.

Chronic Severe Subtype

The Chronic Severe Subtype makes up around 9.2% of alcoholics. This group tends to start drinking at a young age of around 15 but usually develops alcohol dependency at an age of around 29.

FAQs

What is the Most Effective Treatment for Alcohol Dependence?

The most effective treatment for alcohol dependence is residential treatment.

This is an intensive treatment process for stopping drinking. It is the most effective method because clients are sure to get the right support to help them stay sober.

In regards to medication, the most effective is Naltrexone, which is a drug that blocks the good feelings that alcohol causes, this can prevent heavy drinking and reduce the urge to drink.

Acamprosate may help you combat alcohol cravings once you stop drinking, unlike disulfiram, naltrexone and acamprosate don’t make you feel sick or ill after taking a drink.

Our addiction specialists in Stockport can prescribe medication in rehab if necessary.

How Many Drinks per Day is a Problem?

The NIAAA defines heavy drinking as the following; for men consuming more than 4 alcoholic drinks on any day or more than 14 drinks per week. For women, consuming more than 3 drinks on any day or more than 7 drinks per week is classed as heavy drinking.

What are the Alcohol Rehab Success Rates?

A study has shown that roughly 59% of people who finish and complete treatment leave in a much better place then when they went in.

However getting the data of the succession rate for alcohol rehab is a bit of a challenge, as there is no standardised way to measure treatment success.

What’s the Difference Between Problem Drinking and Alcoholism?

Both Alcoholism and Problem drinking can have detrimental effects, the main difference between the two is problem drinkers aren’t physically dependent on alcohol whereas alcoholics are.

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What Do You Say to an Alcoholic in Denial?

There are many things that you can say to an alcoholic in denial, listed below are some of the most common things we would suggest:

Denial is a quite common symptom of a struggling addict. If a friend or family member is struggling with drug and alcohol problems, please make sure to contact us for further information and support.

Can You Force Someone to Go to Rehab?

From a legal standpoint, you can’t force someone who is over the age of 18 into a rehab programme.

If your child is under 18, as their legal guardian you can make the decision for them.

As for adults over 18, the decision has to be theirs and theirs alone, as such there is no way to get them into drug rehab against their will.

Can You Get Funding for Rehab?

You can get funding for alcohol rehab.

You can get free rehab services from the NHS, however these often have long wait times.

We understand that alcohol rehab can be a terrifying decision, we also know that private rehab can be very costly.

We would argue that alcoholism and drug addiction can cost you your life, when that is considered we would say that it is a small price to pay.

No matter what your financial situation, we are committed to helping you get the treatment that you need.

Summary

We offer a large range of alcohol addiction treatments to clients up and down the UK. We will work intensively with you during the recovery process to make sure you don’t fall back into old habits or ultimately relapse.

We are the best alcohol addiction treatment centre near you, with exceptional reviews from our patients up and down the UK. We offer top-of-the-range professional treatment programmes for our patients and have award winning services in Stockport.

We believe that you should choose our company because our addiction specialist team have over two decades of experience in the therapy treatment sector. Our mission statement is to break their drinking habits and help as many people as we possibly can overcome the terrible thing that is addiction.

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What Others Say About Our Services

We absolutely love the service provided. Their approach is really friendly but professional. We went out to five different companies and found Alcohol Addiction Help to be value for money and their service was by far the best. Thank you for your really awesome work, we will definitely be returning!

Blake Murray
Greater Manchester

We have used Alcohol Addiction Help for many years as they are certainly the best in the UK. The attention to detail and professional setup is what makes this company our go-to company for all our work. I highly recommend the team for the immense work - we highly recommend them!

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Greater Manchester

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