Enhanced Telehealth Services and Preventive Measures
Ensure Safe Treatment for Substance Abuse

In these uncertain times, Beachside Rehab remains a trusted partner in the journey to recovery. We are dedicated to reducing the risks associated with COVID-19, while still providing customized addiction therapy for each and every client.

TELEHEALTH SERVICES AT BEACHSIDE REHAB

In light of social distancing measures and shelter-in-place orders, we have expanded our telehealth services. Beachside Rehab is now offering enhanced virtual individual and group therapy to existing, previous, and new clients. Rest assured that while you may be socially distanced from others right now, you are not alone. We are here to provide expert treatment and compassionate care to help you on your healing journey.

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES AT BEACHSIDE REHAB

Our residential treatment center remains open, and we are taking robust preventive measures in accordance with the latest local health department updates and CDC guidelines:

Simple Ways to Stop the Spread

Whether you are staying at our residential treatment center or connecting with us from home, please follow these simple CDC guidelines to stop the spread of germs:

As always, your well-being is our priority. Though we may be apart right now, we will weather this storm together.

Tips to Stop Drinking Now

Alcoholism is an enormous problem for thousands of people globally. According to the CDC, roughly 88 000 adults die from drinking-related causes each year in the US. But alcohol addiction can be conquered. Some individuals manage to overcome their addiction by themselves, whereas others need the structure and support of a rehab center. If you are reconsidering your drinking habits and thinking about quitting, there are some important things you need to consider.

Recognizing the Problem
Maybe you binge drink over the weekends, but never drink during the week. Or perhaps you drink every day but remain ‘functional’ – maintaining your job and relationships despite frequent or heavy drinking. However, there are signs that your drinking is harming you, and often hurting your family and friends, too. Recognizing that you have a drinking problem is the first step to tackling it. Many alcoholics experience doubt, anxiety, and shame during this phase, as they have been in denial about their drinking for so long that finally acknowledging the problem can be daunting. It helps to be honest, set clear goals for yourself, and let family and friends know about your intended commitment to sobriety.

Seeking Help
Asking for help does not mean that you are weak or incapable. In fact, it takes courage to admit that you have a problem and that you want to change. Having a support system will aid your recovery and help prevent relapses. For some, caring family and friends are enough to see them through. However, most recovering alcoholics require professional help. Consult a doctor or healthcare professional who can advise you on the best means of recovering from your addiction. One of the benefits of an alcohol rehab center is that patients have access to medical experts as well as psychological counseling and various types of therapy during their rehabilitation. An individualized treatment program that targets your specific needs is going to be far more effective than trying to figure it all out on your own. At Beachside Rehab, for example, we customize our rehabilitation program and provide dual diagnosis treatment – tackling underlying mental disorders as well as the addiction.

The Dangers of Alcohol Detox
A necessary part of the recovery process is detoxing. Prolonged drinking does incredible damage to the body and the brain, and results in numerous health problems. However, getting clean by detoxing can also be dangerous for heavy drinkers. The withdrawal symptoms of detoxing begin after about six to twelve hours after your last drink, and can last for days. Depending on the severity of your alcohol addiction, these unpleasant symptoms can even become aggravated as the detox continues. For example, what begins as nausea can eventually turn to severe vomiting, which puts you at risk of dehydrating. Alcohol withdrawal can also affect your blood pressure, cause seizures and tremors, and even result in hallucinations. This is why it’s often best to consider in-patient treatment at an accredited alcohol rehab center, at least while you detox. Proper medical supervision ensures that your detox is carried out safely.

Take our quick survey if you’re concerned about your drinking habits, and contact us for more information or help.