Alcohol Detoxification Costs

Consuming enough alcohol that it impairs the quality of your life and then continue to persist in drinking alcohol in spite of these negative consequences. This is what it means to be an alcoholic.  Once you’ve reached the stage where alcohol is costing you more than money, the cost is too high.  Yes, it costs money to be admitted to a professional detoxification clinic where trained medical staff can attend to you ensuring that some of the associated withdrawal symptoms are adequately and safely managed.

Making you comfortable through the detoxification process and also making sure that the potential life threatening consequences of an alcohol withdrawal are appropriately managed and avoiding the potential dangers, costs money!

Detoxification for an alcoholic without the right medical assistance could physically involve:

  • A headache,
  • Stomach upset,
  • Feeling nauseous and vomiting,

Psychological symptoms such as

  • Anxiety & nervousness,
  • Shaking
  • Mood swings

Other Alcohol withdrawal symptoms can include an increase in temperature, heart beat and breathing tempo. It is advisable to contact a medical doctor to prescribe medication to alleviate these withdrawal symptoms especially if you experience any of the following:

  • Disturbed sleep or insomnia,
  • Nightmares if you can sleep,
  • A loss of appetite,
  • Sweaty palms / clammy skin,
  • Out of control eyelid movements and dilated pupils.

A small portion of drinkers suffer the following serious alcohol detoxification symptoms:

  • Seizures,
  • Hallucinations,
  • Delirium tremens,
  • Anxiety, confusion and hallucinations.

If experiencing any of the above symptoms – don’t waste any time in contacting today to arrange for an admission to a professional alcohol detoxification clinic.

Please do not try to stop drinking on your own at home without medical assistance.  If you’re consuming enough that you fell shaky and start to sweat without the alcohol please seek medical attention. Better yet call us on 081 444 7000 in SA and 0808-267-3422 in the UK and we’ll help you find an alcohol detoxification clinic near you.

Alcohol can be so expensive it’s costing you more than money; however it can be an amazingly versatile product.  It’ll work well to remove stains from your clothes, however when drinking enough of it – it’ll remove the clothes from your back!

If drunk in sufficient quantity it’ll remove the love from your home, furniture from the house, carpets off the floor, food from your children’s table, the lining of your stomach, the vision from your eyes and judgment from your mind.

Drink enough alcohol and it very well may remove your good reputation, good jobs, good friends, the happiness from your children’s eyes and hearts, perhaps even your freedom, power of choice and sanity.
Yes, alcohol is a great remover.  We can help you save more than money by finding the best alcohol rehab centre for you today. When in a stable, contented recovery from alcoholism, how long do you think it would take to save the money spent form not drinking to have paid for the rehab that got you well?

There is a Cost to Not Getting Help

Research has shown that alcoholics are more likely to live in poorer areas and to perform badly at work and that those who stop drinking generally move into better areas and do better at work, earning more money.  Alcohol abuse affects the body and mind negatively and increases the risks of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and mental illness. This cost is more than money. How much would you pay for your lungs, liver or kidney?  Heavy drinking is often associated with ugly and expensive conflicts with the law resulting in costly legal expenses.

The Cost of Rehab is Worth It

Unfortunately alcohol abuse has painful repercussions, including the costs of treatment; however the benefits definitely outweigh the initial financial outlay in the long run.  All those with drinking problems require treatment but unfortunately too many choose to continue in their destructive patterns of alcohol abuse.  Those who choose treatment need to know that treatment is available to them.

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