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Alpharetta Alcohol Addiction treatment

Evidence-Based Alcoholism Rehab in Fulton County

If you’re one of the nearly 15 million Americans afflicted with alcohol use disorder, you already know how excessive drinking and continued use have had a profound impact on your life. You likely want to quit, especially when negative consequences associated with your habit upend your life. Maybe you’ve missed important life obligations, or you’ve been arrested for a DUI, or you’ve lost your job. If you just can’t quit the habit and you have an uncontrollable, compulsive urge to drink and face withdrawal symptoms when you stop, hope is available. 

Alcoholism is a disease. Just like any other, it is difficult or impossible to overcome it without professional help from addiction medicine specialists like ours at The Carter Treatment Center. Our program includes comprehensive alcohol abuse treatment for those struggling with addiction. We tailor each patient’s program to meet their unique needs and focus on a whole-person approach that addresses your physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. Our beautiful Alpharetta facility helps patients recover in a positive, compassionate environment with rehab professionals who treat you like family. 

Signs of Alcohol Addiction 

An addict doesn’t become hooked on alcohol overnight, but there are many warning signs to be alert for, because the longer someone abuses alcohol, the more likely they are to develop a physical and psychological dependence on it. What may start as a way to relieve stress or let off steam can quickly devolve into daily reliance on alcohol to get drunk and stave off negative emotions.

Several troubling behaviors could indicate you or someone you know has an addiction to alcohol or is in the early stages of developing one. For example, you may notice: 

  • Secret alcohol consumption or drinking alone
  • Irritability and mood swings when alcohol is unavailable 
  • Frequent binge drinking and blacking out from excessive alcohol consumption 
  • Damage to relationships with family, friends, and coworkers as a result of drinking
  • Loss of interest in hobbies and other activities in favor of drinking
  • Financial repercussions from buying so much alcohol
  • Unwillingness to find a designated driver and driving under the influence of alcohol 

Take The First Step Towards Sobriety Today

Our staff at The Carter Treatment Center is eager to help you identify your addiction and overcome it with confidence. Through our variety of effective, research-backed therapies and special programs, you can break free of alcoholism and find the support, guidance, and counseling you need to succeed that may not even demand residential treatment if you could instead benefit from intensive outpatient treatment so you don’t have to miss out on work, school, or family obligations.

When it comes time to face your alcohol addiction head-on and seek alcoholism treatment in Alpharetta, contact The Carter Treatment Center at (678) 737-4430 or reach out online for a swift reply. 

Our Alcohol Abuse Treatment Options 

Just like recovery from any other substance takes an individualized approach, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to treating alcohol use disorders. 

Alcohol treatment at our Alpharetta facility may include:

  • Partial hospitalization programs
  • Alternative therapies
  • Family programs 
  • Intensive outpatient treatment 
  • Co-occurring disorder treatment
  • Aftercare  

At The Carter Treatment Center in Alpharetta, we offer many customizable treatment plans and programs to help each individuals living with alcoholism manage their triggers and overcome the cycle of abuse. 

Diagnosing Alcoholism

According to The American Psychiatric Association, a person who exhibits at least three of the following symptoms in the last year satisfies the clinical criteria to be diagnosed with Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), also known as alcoholism:

  • Your tolerance has reached the point where you need excessive quantities of alcohol to feel its effects.
  • You have had times where you ended up drinking more or longer than you originally intended.
  • You have tried and failed to cut down or stop drinking more than once.
  • You experience physical discomfort when you cut down or cease consumption, such as insomnia, anxiety, or nausea, restlessness, or seizures.
  • You continue to drink even though you realize it is harming you physically or mentally (substance abuse).
  • You spend significant amounts of time obtaining alcohol, using it, or recovering from its effects.
  • You find yourself spending less time with friends or engaging in your hobbies since you began drinking.

The Carter Treatment Center offers alcohol addiction treatment in Alpharetta and our other addiction center in Cumming, GA. To get in touch with a member of our friendly, knowledgeable team, please call (678) 737-4430 today.

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