Chapters Capistrano is a premier leader in treatment and recovery from addiction. Our personalized program will ensure that you or your loved one has the opportunity to end your dependence on alcohol, regain sobriety, and attain a better life. We have had the ability to help countless people overcome their addiction, your new chapter can start today!
Alcohol is a psychoactive drug and a form of ethanol, a main ingredient in gasoline. Alcoholic beverages are typically categorized into three groups: wine, beer, and spirits. Production, distribution, and use of alcohol are regulated by individual states in the United States. This is a drug that has a depressant effect and when used to excess will reduce the abuser’s attention span, reduce reaction time and motor skills, and compromise other aspects of the user’s ability to function. Occasional excessive consumption may have significant ramifications for anyone (such as a drunken driving arrest, an injury caused by impaired motor skills, etc.), long-term abuse can have a negative impact on almost every aspect of an individual’s life.
Effects of Abuse
Chronic abuse can affect every aspect of the addicted person’s life: health, family, friends, business, and can have fatal consequences. Alcohol-related fatalities have occurred in nearly every community across the country and often times involves harm to innocent bystanders. Addiction can lead to heart disease, dementia, stroke, cancer, liver disease, as well as harming nearly every organ in the user’s body. It has been estimated that intoxication and abuse directly and indirectly cause over 100,000 deaths per year in the U.S.
Detoxification Withdrawal Doesn’t Have To Be Painful
The caring staff at Chapters Capistrano knows that most people are anxious about avoiding the symptoms of alcohol withdrawal and this keeps them drinking. We understand that withdrawal can be uncomfortable, but it doesn’t have to be.
Through the rehabilitation program at Chapters, our process engages the most traditional and safe form of withdrawal from drinking alcohol, which is a drug-specific detox. Clients receive mild prescription medication under medical supervision that reduces the risk of seizure and eases withdrawal symptoms. These medications generally are prescribed in tapering amounts until the body is physically stabilized.
Chapters Capistrano recognizes the unique challenges presented by addiction. Contact Chapters today to learn more about our personalized programs. Beat your dependency and enjoy sober living, call our 24 hour helpline at 949-371-4198 or email today.
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