No matter what label you put on the disease, alcohol addiction is a very serious problem in our country. There are roughly 16 million people in the United States who are diagnosed with some form of alcohol use disorder (AUD), and over 88,000 people die annually from alcohol-related causes. This means alcohol addiction is the third most avoidable cause of death in the U.S. What’s even more concerning is that this drug is easily accessible and 100% legal for people to purchase, making alcoholism one of the hardest addictions to overcome.
Alcohol addiction may often be overlooked initially, especially if an individual is able to function without significant impairment in his/her work environment. However, relational damage from alcohol addiction becomes evident from the onset of the addiction, as family members experience alcoholic rages or emotional/relational neglect. When an alcoholic is drinking, the individual has little to no control over how much he/she consumes, regardless of the negative consequences that result from the behavior. Symptoms that you or someone you love is suffering from alcohol addiction are:
The alcohol addiction treatment at HopeQuest is a comprehensive rehab program that is both Christ-centered and clinically-effective. Our 12-week residential program is lead by our professionally-licensed staff, who are both devoted Christians and clinicians. Our unique curriculum integrates evidenced-based treatment approaches with spiritual principles, creating opportunities for clients to address their addiction holistically. This comprehensive treatment strategy enables clients to identify and work on the underlying issues fueling their addiction and develop healthy strategies for being successful in long-term sobriety and recovery.
We believe that our integrated approach to alcohol addiction treatment, having both a clinical and Christian focus, creates the best possible opportunity for individuals to be successful in recovery. Those who come to HopeQuest for help will find grace and acceptance as they face the pain and consequences of their addiction, as well as support from others on a similar journey toward hope and freedom.