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The Alcohol Detox Timeline

If you have an alcohol use disorder, you may wonder about the alcohol detox timeline. We can give you a rough idea of the timeline and stages of a typical detox program. However, it’s important to note that the severity of your alcohol abuse impacts the severity of your withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, you may need additional…

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Dangers of Mixing Xanax and Alcohol

Mixing alcohol and drugs is never a good idea. A strong sedative such as Xanax can cause drastic results. If you have developed a habit of mixing Xanax and alcohol, the polysubstance addiction detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida can help. We urge you to contact us when you’re ready to get clean and begin…

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What Drugs Can Help with Alcohol Withdrawal?

As part of our alcohol detox program at Serenity House Detox Florida, we offer alcohol withdrawal medication. These medications can make you more comfortable as your body recovers from the aftermath of years of alcohol abuse. Additionally, our supervised, structured program includes the support you need to focus on your recovery. Learn more about the medications…

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Most Common Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

If you suddenly stop drinking after months or years of alcohol abuse, your mind and body will have adverse reactions. Every person experiences unique alcohol withdrawal symptoms, but some are more common than others. When you come to Serenity House Detox Florida, our therapists and medical staff help you through the different symptoms that you can…

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Can I Ever Return to Casual Drinking?

There’s a broad spectrum when it comes to drinking. Casual drinkers, or social drinkers, occasionally consume alcohol, usually at a social event. They can control how much they drink and have no issues going for long periods without any alcohol. You may be wondering if your relationship to drinking can be defined as casual drinking or…

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Casual Drinking vs. Alcoholism

Drinking is ingrained in many different aspects of American. It’s common to see alcoholic beverages served at various sporting and social events. Enjoying a beer at a football game doesn’t make someone an alcoholic. However, if you follow up that beer with eight to ten more, that can be a sign of alcohol addiction. Education can…

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Avoidable Causes of Alcohol Addiction

When you drink too much, it can start to affect your performance at school or work. Your relationships may start to deteriorate because of changes in your behavior because of drinking. There’s nothing wrong with having an occasional drink at home or while attending a social event. Constantly drinking to excess can open the door…

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What Is Al-Anon?

Those who are a part of Al-Anon are worried about someone that has an alcohol use disorder. For people who have a family member struggling with alcohol use disorder, the circumstances are typically different from one situation to the next. However, the struggles are often the same. The Al-Anon organization is a group that helps…

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Do I Need an Alcohol Rehab Center?

Alcohol addiction is a complex disease to treat on your own, but comprehensive help is available and can give you a better chance at a full recovery. Working with an alcohol rehab center may offer an opportunity for you to fully embrace treatment in a safe, modern facility with dedicated professionals who have the resources…

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Long-Term Effects of Alcohol Addiction

It may seem like a good thing initially to have a drink or two. However, alcohol abuse creates numerous changes in the body and brain, putting your health and life on the line. Because alcohol addiction is so complex, it’s critical to reach out for help. The effects of alcohol addiction range from one person…