Drug and substance abuse is a condition that can affect anyone. It creeps up on you and though you think you have control, it soon spirals out of control. You become dependent on the drug, mot seeing a way out. In Harlingen an average 6,514 people die from excessive alcohol consumption. 372 of this number are under 21 year drinkers. You do not have to let alcohol or any drugs take your loved one down to destruction. As family or a close friend, you have the opportunity to get your loved one help. We can offer you that much needed support to help your loved one overcome dependence on drugs.
Alcohol’s Adverse Effects
One of the worst effects of alcohol is it takes away your reasoning capacity. This leaves you vulnerable in a couple of ways. One is that you are impaired in your reflexes and vision. You are susceptible to injuries and to hurting others around you. With diminished reasoning is the possibility of making risky decisions like engaging in unsafe sexual intercourse. This puts you at risk of getting diseases like HIV/Aids. Secondly, abusing alcohol puts you at risk of certain health conditions like developing liver cirrhosis, cancers. Binge drinking also puts your loved one at risk of over bleeding when they get injured. This is because binge drinking is known to cause thinning of blood.
The Way Out
The above named effects do not have to be your way of life or the fate of your loved one. You have the power to intervene in your loved one’s life to help them recover. By being available to them and asking to help them, you can break through their defenses. We will talk you through how to get them to accept help even to come to us. We will offer your loved one a comprehensive recovery system that includes an environment full of hope and support, psychological guidance every day through the program, and also offer clinical support. Your loved one’s recovery in Harlingen is a phone call away.
Traveling for Treatment Could Be Right for You
Deciding where you should attend rehab can be a difficult decision to make. On one hand, you may choose to stay close to home to save money and travel time. But on the other hand, you can gain new perspectives and get more privacy if you travel. What it comes down to is your personal preference.
Some individuals have limited options based on their insurance eligibility, so this is definitely something to take into consideration. Others may choose to attend an outpatient treatment program in their hometown so that they continue to go to work and take care of their families. In many respects, staying in your home area for drug rehab treatment can be beneficial. But if you're not concerned about retaining a job or placement in school while you recover, traveling outside of Harlingen maybe a superior choice
If you are confused on this issue or have a particular set of criteria that you are still looking to find in a treatment center, call us. We can help you go through all of these considerations and recommend certain facilities in your area that will benefit you the most.