The single biggest barrier to achieving an alcohol detox is fear. Typically, fear of the withdrawal symptoms and of the unknown. However, a structured, safe and gradual detox at the hands of professional clinicians needn’t be as frightening as you think.
On 10 March World Kidney Day will set out to raise awareness about caring for our kidneys. So Port of Call has produced this blog explaining how to safely detox from drugs or alcohol and potentially protect your kidney health in the process.
Christmas should be a time of celebration, family and cheer. However, if you are suffering from alcohol addiction the festive season can be a living nightmare. In this blog, Port of Call gives you our six-step guide to safely detox and enjoy an alcohol-free Christmas.
Sudden withdrawal from alcohol can be life-threatening, which is why a gradual alcohol detoxification should be carried out under medical supervision. In this blog, Port of Call explains the process behind an alcohol detox.
Fear is a common symptom of addiction and something that keeps many people from seeking help. Having spoken with thousands of people about their fear of stopping drinking, we wanted to write about the detox process and how it needn’t be as frightening as people often think.
A quick crawl of the internet is guaranteed to throw up countless myths and half-truths about how to detox from alcohol. So in this blog Port of Call clears up some of the commonly recurring misconceptions once and for all.
The answer is ‘yes’ but not alone. Home detox can be an effective step in the treatment of alcohol addiction but only when supervised by a qualified clinician. In this blog, Port of Call explains in detail how to safely detox from alcohol without leaving the comfort of your own home.
When management and marketing graduate, Ben, 21, from the Wirral needed to detox from alcohol, after his university binge drinking progressed to addiction, the best place for him to get the help and support that he needed was at home. Port of Call organised a comprehensive home detox programme, delivered in the comfort of Ben’s family home with his parents by his side.