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Is My Alcohol Addiction Bad Enough? When To Seek Inpatient Rehab

When To Seek Inpatient Rehab

Jul 26, 2022 | Alcohol Addiction

Recognizing Alcohol Addiction

Have your loved ones been bringing up your drinking or asking you to stop drinking? Are you noticing changes in your body, your behaviors, and your overall well-being due to alcohol? Have you experienced alcohol poisoning yet continue binge drinking the next weekend? There are many signs you need inpatient alcohol detox and rehab or outpatient treatment from a safe and accredited rehab facility. These include:

  • Drinking in the morning, drinking alone, or feeling guilty about drinking
  • Craving alcohol and having withdrawal symptoms without it
  • Prioritizing drinking over your responsibilities, interests, and other people’s needs
  • Continuing to drink even when it causes health, money, and relationship problems

Who Will Benefit Most From Inpatient Rehab

The people who will benefit most from inpatient treatment for alcohol use disorder include anybody who:

  • Is still feeling withdrawal symptoms after detox
  • Is getting treatments for other substances at the same time as alcohol addiction treatments
  • Is working through dual diagnosis mental health treatment for a co-occurring mental illness along with alcohol addiction treatments
  • Does not have a supportive, safe and sober-friendly place to live during drug or alcohol rehab
  • Needs extra medical care or 24-hour medical oversight due to health issues caused by alcohol or drug use
  • Does not feel ready to return home after detoxing, or who feels they need extra time and support from professional doctors, nurses, therapists, and other care providers

Click here to speak with Serenity Oaks staff at any time. We’re available 24/7 to provide answers and begin the admissions process right away. Call (833) 720-0708 today.

How Inpatient Rehab Works

When you come to our rehab center’s inpatient rehabilitation program, you will live inside the residential treatment center’s walls 24 hours a day for the full span of your treatment plan, usually 30 to 90 days. You will live on our tranquil 7.5 acre property, staying in a clean and modern room that has ample storage, a private bathroom, a comfortable bed, and your own TV with movie access.

On a typical day, you will wake up in the morning, have a full schedule of daily activities, therapy, groups, holistic treatments, inpatient mental health care, life skills programs, relapse prevention programs and more. All care is provided by our caring and nonjudgmental staff, all of whom are dedicated to helping you find and heal the underlying social, emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual reasons behind your addiction, and providing you with the recovery skills you will need once you leave inpatient alcohol rehab. Once your day of inpatient care, therapy, and hard work is complete, you can join us and the other guests in the common areas to hang out, play basketball, or spend time on your own.

Inpatient vs Outpatient Rehab

Inpatient drug and alcohol rehab is one of several levels of care offered at Serenity Oaks. We also have outpatient programs including the intensive outpatient program and our partial hospitalization programs. When considering inpatient vs. outpatient rehab, it is important to be honest with yourself.

One of the benefits of inpatient rehab is that you will be removed from the temptations of drinking, and you will be away from the people and places that may trigger a relapse, whereas when you are in outpatient rehab you need to take full responsibility for your actions every single day.

Even a partial hospitalization treatment plan allows you to go home every evening, giving you plenty of time on your own. If you have good support at home (or move into a sober living home), are not actively craving alcohol or feeling withdrawal symptoms, and believe you will be able to stick to your rehab plan and avoid drinking on your own, you may  be a candidate for our outpatient programs.

Serenity Oaks Inpatient Alcohol Rehab

Serenity Oaks offers inpatient alcohol treatment plans and outpatient alcohol treatment,

Therapies used in inpatient rehab include:

  • Medical detox
  • Behavioral health treatments like cognitive behavioral therapy and multidimensional family therapy
  • Life skills programs
  • Dual diagnosis treatments for mental health disorders or other cooccurring disorder and trauma like bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, eating disorder, anxiety, PTSD, and depression alongside alcohol abuse
  • Group therapy
  • Evidence-based individual therapy
  • Holistic treatments like recreation, acupuncture, and nutrition classes
  • Integrated 12-step groups like Alcoholics Anonymous
  • SMART recovery

If you are wondering about inpatient vs outpatient care, have questions about treatment or questions about rehab and the types of therapy we offer for alcoholism treatment, or if you are trying to figure out how to pay for rehab or are wondering “will my insurance cover alcohol rehab?” call our team today at (833) 720-0708. We can help you get started on your road to recovery.

Get Started at Serenity Oaks

At Serenity Oaks Wellness Center, we offer residential detox and addiction treatment with a wide range of modalities to address the needs of all our clients. Our high staff-to-client ratio ensures everyone that enters our facility gets the personal attention they need and deserve for a safe and successful detox process. To learn more about our program, contact Serenity Oaks Wellness Center today at 844-720-6847.
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