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Is this behavioral therapy good for alcohol addiction?

Discussion in 'Alcohol' started by Jane101, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Jane101

    Jane101 Member

    Hi, my hubby is addicted to alcohol. We don't have a child and we are too much worried about this. Actually, it was because of my problem. We have undergone IVF treatment. But it failed two times. The doctors have still hope and they assured it. My hubby has lost all the hope. He started drinking to forget his worries. But I am worried. He completely forgot me. Nowadays, his days starts and ends with drinks. I don't know how to control him. His friends and relatives advised him, but he didn't listen to their words. My uncle suggested a clinic. His brother has undergone this treatment. I have discussed this treatment with our parents. They are also supporting me to take him there. But before going for this treatment, I would like to know the expenditure of this course. Also, I would like to know the experiences of others who have undergone this treatment. Please help me with your replies.
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  2. Dominica

    Dominica Recovery Advocate @ Moving Beyond Codependency Community Listener

    @Jane101 hi there. we don't allow links here to specific places.. i want to say behavioral treatment can work to change behaviors... i'd do some research online as far as the particular program or clinic.... if his brother has been through it and it helped him, it could help others too... you can also call the clinic and talk to someone there... ask them the questions you have...
  3. bomjik

    bomjik Member

    Haven't done that. I worked with a psychologist to treat my problems and it solves the alcho problem itself
  4. bismarc123

    bismarc123 Member

    I'd say if you go for that you need a good rehab center
  5. lovecraftXIX

    lovecraftXIX Member

    Even the best clinic won't help if he is not interested in getting the treatment. What you've described means a severe addiction. It's a bit more serious and requires professional care. You will have to insist on his treatment. Usually those who cope with addiction refuse to believe in their troubles and refuse therapy. Some clinics like https://www.harmonyretreat.co.za provide both mental and body health rehab. Try to find him an occupation. Combined with the treatment, this will work as living motivation. It could be a new job or a hobby. This might also solve his problems. As I understood, his worries are the cause of his troubles with alcohol.
    Last edited: Aug 30, 2021