Alcohol Use Disorder

Creative Care

Dual Diagnosis Treatment Program & Mental Health Treatment Program located in Woodland Hills, CA & Calabasas, CA

Alcohol use disorder occurs when drinking grows problematic and unhealthy. If you find it hard to control your intake of alcohol, feel constantly preoccupied with drinking, have unpleasant symptoms when you’re not drinking, or struggle with other alcohol-related symptoms, you may be suffering from alcohol use disorder. The highly experienced addiction specialists at Creative Care offer dedicated alcohol use disorder treatment that helps you recapture a healthy life again. Call to talk to a specialist now.

 

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Alcohol Use Disorder Q & A

What is alcohol use disorder?

Alcohol use disorder is sometimes called alcoholism or alcohol abuse. It's a disorder in which alcohol consumption patterns have a significant negative impact on your life.

Alcohol use disorder can be mild, moderate, or severe, but it's a problem that requires prompt attention and treatment no matter how severe it is. Regardless of how bad the problem may seem right now, professional treatment benefits nearly all alcohol use disorder sufferers.

What are the symptoms of alcohol use disorder?

Some of the most common symptoms of alcohol use disorder include:

  • Inability to control your drinking
  • Feeling frequently preoccupied with thoughts of alcohol
  • Strong craving or feeling that you need alcohol to get through the day
  • Drinking even after you've realized it's a problem behavior for you
  • Needing to drink more and more to get the effect desired
  • Withdrawal symptoms when you're not drinking or when you try to cut back significantly
  • Losing significant time to drinking and its aftermath
  • Relationship problems with family and friends due to drinking
  • Problems at school or work due to alcohol use
  • Choosing alcohol over other things you used to enjoy
  • Taking dangerous chances like driving while under the influence

Alcohol use disorder is different for every sufferer, but one thing is always true: professional help is the best way to gain control and get healthy again.

How is alcohol use disorder treated?

Alcohol use disorder treatment at Creative Care is always personalized for individual needs. After your comprehensive evaluation and settling into your cozy room in one of the luxurious villa-like facilities, the detox process begins. A medical professional delivers any necessary medication and supervises your detox process to ensure your comfort.

You'll work with the consulting psychiatrist, staff psychologists, medical team members like registered nurses, and other care providers as you begin a 12-step program. Creative Care offers many types of beneficial and highly enjoyable therapy like art therapy, equine therapy, and yoga, along with individual, family, couples, and group counseling.

Your Creative Care team is ready to compassionately guide you through a safe, comfortable recovery. Call for help with alcohol use disorder now.