Alcohol Rehab: When is it time to get help for your Alcohol Addiction?

Alcohol Rehab: When is it time to get help for your Alcohol Addiction?

Unfortunately for most people, a drinking problem is very rigidly defined by a set of universal criteria that involves the number of drinks you have daily. Even in the realm of psychiatry we have very specific criteria which defines an alcohol use disorder — which is the term now used to describe an alcohol addiction. The newest version of our criteria has done a much better job at separating out three levels of problem drinking, which captures the reality that there are differing degrees of problems
 

Why the Moderation Method?

Why the Moderation Method?

Traditionally, treatment was not successful and yet it is still the basis of treatment, which did not make sense to me as a psychiatrist who was striving to help my patients.

I noticed patients would not return, would relapse and, in general, not succeed. I did not necessarily think there was an easy answer, but I started to consider the science behind traditional treatment. What I found was there  essentially was very little science at all.