Despite the rise of various drugs in recent years, alcohol remains the leading drug of choice for patients at Cedars and many other rehab programs across Canada. According to Health Canada, it’s estimated that 4 to 5 million Canadians regularly engage in high-risk drinking. Prolonged elevated alcohol levels in the body is proven to cause a number of potentially fatal health problems, including cancer, cirrhosis of the liver, mental health issues and other diseases. Acute alcohol-related problems include alcohol poisoning, and/or poor decision-making resulting in injury or death. 4 symptoms of alcoholism.
A highly addictive drug, alcohol is a depressant and is second only to tobacco as the substance that causes the most harm to Canadians. The reasons people can become addicted to alcohol are many and varied.
Because alcoholism originates from complex biological processes, recovery from alcoholism can be quite difficult. At Cedars, our alcohol addiction program considers a variety of biopsychosocial factors to ensure we provide the best platform for success. That starts with a safe and medically monitored detox program that facilitates your success.
Symptoms of alcoholism withdrawal
Our alcohol treatment program in Cobble Hill, BC acutely understands the complexities of addiction and how different its causes and effects can be. Each patient is assessed and treated on an individual, personal level allowing us to create an individualized treatment plan to help facilitate your success. Everyone suffering from alcoholism and addiction can recover their mental, emotional, spiritual and physical health, as well as renew their family relationships, careers and reputations.