This is a time where there is a lot of concern surrounding the spread of COVID-19 and we know that many clients are choosing to stay home in order to avoid the virus and stop it’s spread. Social distancing is extremely important to us as we understand that it’s going to take a group effort in order to slow down the spread of the virus. Unfortunately, this is also a time when many people are turning to substances as a way to cope, and there are many others who currently need treatment. Despite the current events, there is still a need for quality treatment- MD Home Detox is continuing to provide that in the safety of the client’s home.
We wanted to make sure that you and your patients are aware of the Intervention and In-Home Detox services that we offer, and we’re available to chat if you want to learn more about this unique solution during this time. We’re dedicated to helping people begin- and continue- on the path of recovery through this outbreak. Our staff is taking all of the necessary steps to ensure our team and our clients are properly screened as we continue to provide our services. In order to do this we are doing the following:
- All Nurses & Doctors are screened & tested
- All Patients are screened
- Sanitation & cleanliness is a top priority (as it always has been).
We’ve always felt that our clients deserve to receive treatment in the privacy and safety of their own homes. During this time, we are continuing to provide our key services, which include:
- Private nurse services
- In-home detoxification
- Mental health stabilization
- Family education and counseling
If you have any questions about treatment, the precautions we’re taking, or how we can help your client that may be avoiding treatment at this time, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 1-888-592-7931.
Please stay safe and stay healthy.
The MD Home Detox Team
Addiction is the state of being controlled by a habit or practice to something that is psychologically or physically habit forming to such an extent that discontinue causes severe trauma. Alcohol addiction is the compulsive need of intoxicating liquids that is made from a fermented grain or fruit. These liquids include wine, beer, champagne, and other hard liquors. People usually think that it’s just a matter of having the will to stop drinking, although this does have a very important part in the solution alcoholism is more complicated than that. Alcoholism occurs when a person craves this intoxicating liquid and cannot limit or control his or her drinking.
An alcoholic’s craving is so intense that it suppresses their ability to stop drinking. A majority of alcoholics need assistance in order to stop consuming alcohol. Studies show that someone who has alcoholic addiction in their family is more likely to develop an alcohol problem is they decide to drink. Alcohol can lead your life into serious trouble it can be physically and mentally destructive. Some factors may play into a person’s alcoholism such as any traumatizing experiences, their environment, culture, family, and friends. Alcohol use is involved in half of all crimes, murders, accidental deaths, and suicides. Fact, each year approximately 16,000 are killed in alcohol related crashes.
The difference between alcohol abuse and alcoholism may seem like intricate but it isn’t. Although they involve abusing alcohol, abuse of the substance does not include the person having withdrawal symptoms or needing more of the substance to feel intoxicated unless the person has achieved alcoholism. Some of the risks of developing a drinking problem are numerous mood problems, low self-esteem, depression, feeling out of place. Women who suffer from a drinking problem can develop antisocial behavior and impulsivity. Men and women have a higher chance of developing alcoholism is they’ve had a childhood history of being emotionally, physically, or sexually abused.
Children who have his or her first drink between 11 and 14 years old are more at risk for developing a drinking problem than those with family structure. Parents might want to turn the other cheek when it comes to knowing about their children drinking. But the truth is that 80% of high school kids have tried alcohol. Although experimenting with alcohol can be common with kids, it is not safe or legal. Long before your kids are presented with the chance to try alcohol you should increase their chances that they will choose to say no. This is a time of learning at an early age child are like sponges soaking up information wherever they might get it. Encourage your children to ask questions, open age-appropriate communication sets the stage for your kids to come to you later with other difficult problems or conflicts that they might deal with.