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Quitting Alcoholism

Quit Alcoholism

Get Ready to Quit Alcoholism

Have you ever considered your readiness to give up drinking alcohol? Most heavy drinkers will admit that they have tried, without success, to reduce their alcohol intake.  

 

The Facts

  • Regular, excessive alcohol consumption can have a detrimental effect on one’s family, work and financial situation.

  • Research shows that up to 5 million Thais have a drinking problem and 1 million of them are young people. However, only 2% are in treatment for alcohol abuse. This is in the face of the noted negative health effects of excessive alcohol consumption, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis, and alcohol induced dementia.

  • Men should not drink more than 4 glasses a day and should avoid alcohol completely 2 days a week

  • Women should not consume more than 2 glasses a day and should avoid alcohol completely 2 days a week

  • Pregnant women and people with certain health conditions should avoid alcohol completely.

 

Are you consuming too much alcohol?

If you have strong cravings for alcohol, can’t control your drinking, show withdrawal symptoms when you stop drinking and continue to drink despite health or other alcohol related problems, then you are in danger. If a relative, friend, or colleague has expressed concern about your drinking and maybe asked you to cut down, then it is time to get help.

 

Health benefits of reduced alcohol consumption:

  • Weight loss

  • Gives your liver a chance of recovery

  • Cognitive functions such as concentration and memory will improve

  • Reduces risk of disease such as heart disease, liver disease,hypertension, and cancer

  • General improved health; skin looks clearer; person looks younger
  • Increased self-esteem and better relationships
  • A happier family

 

The Bangkok Mental Health and Rehabilitation Center

The Bangkok Mental Health and Rehabilitation Center is prepared to offer support, from the moment you either decide to reduce your alcohol consumption or give up drinking altogether.

Quitting alcohol can be difficult, but I can be achieved with determination.Furthermore, there is a systematic process for quitting alcohol that is safe and can be done with the support of licensed therapists, with certified programs
such as Detx, Relapse Prevention and Self Help Groups.Contact us for more information.

 

Start Today.. For yourself and your loved ones