Why Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Saves Lives

There are several ways someone can obtain treatment for Alcoholism; group meetings like AA, one-on-one therapy sessions with a counselor or at an inpatient treatment facility. Many people swear by AA and their program. It is a wonderful program for those who can follow it. And that goes for those who choose the one-on-one therapy with a counselor. These types of programs can be effective for a certain type of alcoholic. They need to have someone who can stand living with all the temptations of alcohol being around them on a regular basis. Those who have reached rock-bottom and can’t become sober on a once a week plan need to be in an inpatient alcohol treatment facility.

Those who are in declining health should be in an inpatient facility. Someone who has been abusing alcohol for some time will most likely have health issues. These facilities have 24 hour care. Doctors are on staff and the patients have access to hospital facilities if needed. The detox and recovery is all the alcoholic has to concentrate on. Healthcare is provided and outside influences are removed. Many stay at these facilities for months at a time. The success rate is higher for recovery from this type of alcohol treatment than an outpatient type.

Having medical treatment on hand is one way an inpatient alcohol treatment facility saves lives. So many alcoholics need medical intervention during their recovery. Those that don’t have access to it may find themselves in a dangerous health situation. Ensuring a successful recovery is another way these inpatient facilities can save lives. Get the alcoholic the help he or she needs and you get someone back on track to leading a healthy lifestyle.


N.A. “Inpatient Addiction Treatment Saves Lives.” Serenityacres.com (Website). (2015).
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