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Alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in Canada.  In fact, it is estimated that 4 to 5 million Canadians engage in high risk drinking, which is linked to motor vehicle accidents, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other health issues, family problems, crime and violence, according to Health Canada.

Trafalgar Residence’s alcohol rehab program is here to help. Over time, excessive alcohol use, both in the form of heavy drinking or binge drinking, can lead to numerous health problems, chronic diseases, neurological impairments and social problems, including but not limited to:

  • Dementia, stroke and neuropathy
  • Cardiovascular problems, including myocardial infarction, cardiomyopathy, atrial fibrillation and hypertension
  • Psychiatric problems, including depression, anxiety, and suicide
  • Social problems, including unemployment, lost productivity, family problems, violence including child maltreatment, fights and homicide
  • Unintentional injuries, such as motor-vehicle traffic crashes, falls, drowning, burns and firearm injuries
  • Increased risk for many kinds of cancers, including liver, mouth, throat, larynx (voice box) and esophagus
  • Liver diseases, including fatty liver, alcoholic hepatitis, cirrhosis
  • Gastrointestinal problems, including pancreatitis and gastritis
  • Alcohol abuse or dependence – alcoholism

Alcoholism has little to do with what kind of alcohol one drinks, how long one has been drinking, or even exactly how much alcohol one consumes.  But it has a great deal to do with a person’s uncontrollable need for alcohol. Most alcoholics can’t just “use a little willpower” to stop drinking, the require alcohol rehab.  The alcoholic is frequently in the grip of a powerful craving for alcohol, a need that can feel as strong as the need for food or water.  While some people are able to recover without help, the majority of alcoholics need outside assistance to recover from their disease. Yet, with support and treatment, many are able to stop drinking and reclaim their lives.

At Trafalgar Residence, we can help you overcome your addiction through abstinence, an increased support network from friends and family, and clinically proven treatment programs that will keep you sober based on your personal needs. For some people alcohol intake can be managed, but for a large percentage of the population long-term alcohol rehab is needed to prevent relapse. We provide you with the medical support and concurrent mental health treatment you need to stay on the path to recovery.

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