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Private Residential Alcohol Detox Clinics in Weymouth

Last Updated: October 24th 2014

Alcohol rehab clinics and counselling in Weymouth and surrounding Dorset area. Call 0808 163 9632 for immediate access.

Addiction Helpline is a UK-based not-for-profit healthcare service provider supplying to Kimberlins free 24 HR access in Weymouth to professional and experienced alcohol treatment mentors. South of Dorchester, West of Swanage, North of Easton and East of Abbotsbury, the English town of Weymouth ( with 54,539 residents and 0.10% of the populace of England ) has Kimberlins that struggle with similar life challenges as any other Dorset town resident - including ongoing problems with addiction to alcohol.

If you are staying in (or close to) the town of Weymouth and have an issue with addiction, be assured you're certainly not alone, and Addiction Helpline counselors are here to help. Just as in every other town in Dorset it is not unusual for a problem with alcohol to begin at a young age or at a later stage in life.

With 44,529 Kimberlins of legal drinking age out of it's total populace of 54,539, UK government numbers could indicate that for Weymouth:

  • 3,008 Weymouth men are regular drinkers
  • 2,008 female Kimberlins are frequent drinkers
  • 4,818 Weymouth women and men are very frequent drinkers
  • 8,975 Kimberlins in the town of pensionable age and over
  • 1,013 males in Weymouth aged sixty five and over are most likely to drink often
  • 640 female Kimberlins of the same age also drinking regularly .
  • 1,615 Kimberlins aged 65 and over consumed alcohol on 5 days in the previous week : a higher amount than any other demographic
  • 269 Kimberlins over sixty five that are drinking to excess
  • 1,040 pupils in Weymouth might have drunk alcohol in the last week
  • 303 11-15 year old Kimberlins in the town drink every week
  • 17 eleven year olds in Weymouth think it is acceptable to get drunk weekly.
  • 306 15 year old Kimberlins think it is ok to be drunk once in a week
  • 692 sixteen to twenty four males in Weymouth could be drinking more than twice the government alcohol consumption limits.
  • 588 sixteen to twenty four year olds could also be drinking far too much
  • 1,732 16-24 year old Kimberlins have perhaps drunk too much on at least one occasion during the previous week.

Sources:

  1. Health and Social Care Information Centre - Statistics on Alcohol: England, 2013
  2. Office for National Statistics - Drinking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012
  3. Drink Aware
  4. Office for National Statistics - Marriages in England and Wales (Provisional)
  5. Relate - Separation and Divorce Statistics

Alcohol Rehab in Weymouth

If you are located in Weymouth in Dorset and are seeking to enter alcohol rehab, you can telephone Addiction Helpline now for instant guidance. Contact us in private using the contact form on this page. Addiction Helpline's Weymouth support line is available to everyone, including family members, friends, employers and colleagues who find themselves concerned that in which alcohol addiction is ruining a person they care about. Calls to our Weymouth services are confidential. AH will never share details about you about you with any third party. Our Weymouth addiction advisory team are fully prepared to help with any type of addiction related challenge.

Our alcohol rehab options include:

  • Alcohol Rehab: prompt access to a treatment clinic in or near Weymouth ( within 24 hrs )
  • Dorset Home Detox: At-home outpatient drug based alcohol treatment plan
  • Dorset Residential Detox: Residential inpatient detox programs in Weymouth
  • 121 Counselling: At home advisory service in Weymouth
  • Dorset Addictions Advice: Guidance on Weymouth based alcoholism support services
  • Addiction HelpLine can help Kimberlins cut out the Dorset local authority rules and regulations and organise for you immediate expert relief.

Make today the day you rescue yourself or someone you worry about. You are only one quick call away from success.

Call 0808 163 9632 to chat to one of our advisors, today.



Physical Dependency

Physical Dependency and Addiction

The terms “physical dependency” and “addiction” tend to be used interchangeably, although the word “addiction” also covers psychological dependency as well. To say that a person has become physically dependent on alcohol or drugs means that their body has changed in response to the use of these substances. The two classic signs of physical dependency would be increased tolerance for the substance, and the occurrence of withdrawal symptoms should the person try to stop or reduce their intake of the substance.

Physical Dependency and Tolerance

To say that people have developed a tolerance for alcohol or drugs means that they now need to take more of the substance in order to get the same effect as they would previously have gotten from a smaller dose. An example of this would be the alcoholic who is able to tolerate larger quantities of alcohol over time. Some alcoholics will even develop the ability to drink industrial strength alcohol and have their blood alcohol content (BAC) reach levels that would kill other people. The reason for why people develop tolerance is that their body is working hard to adapt to the presence of alcohol in the system. The real danger of tolerance is that the individual is doing increasing levels of damage to their body and mind because of the increased intake.

Physical Dependency and Withdrawal Symptoms

The other classic sign that a person had developed a physical dependence on alcohol is that they suffer withdrawal symptoms when they try to reduce their intake or stop. These uncomfortable symptoms occur because the body has learned how to cope with the toxin in the body as best it can, and when it is removed, the body has to learn how to readapt. It is this process of learning how to function without the alcohol that is the cause of many of the withdrawal symptoms, which can include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Body aches and flu like symptoms
  • Headaches
  • Body shakes and tremors
  • Body weakness
  • Tiredness
  • Heart palpitations
  • A feeling of being tense
  • Inability to concentrate
  • The individual may feel “jumpy” – they are easily startled
  • Hallucinations
  • Fever
  • Changes to pulse and blood pressure
  • Unable to sit still

If people have been drinking or using drugs for a long time then they may be at risk of developing a particularly severe form of withdrawals known as delirium tremens (DTs). These symptoms can be potentially life threatening and include:

  • Seizures and convulsions
  • Dangerously high blood pressure levels
  • Intense hallucinations

Those individuals who are at risk of developing DTs need to have their withdrawal symptoms medically supervised, so they can be kept safe.

Physical Dependency and the Need for Lifelong Abstinence

Once the individual has developed a physical dependency on alcohol or drugs it will not be possible for them to use this substance safely again in the future. This is because the body has changed in how it reacts to these substances, and even if the individual manages to stay sober for decades, they will be back where they started as soon as they pick up. The nature of addiction means that the person’s life will deteriorate over time, and the only way to escape this downward spiral is to choose lifelong abstinence. It is the only real choice for those who want to avoid the suffering associated with this condition.

Physical Dependency and Psychological Dependency

Those individuals who are physically dependent on alcohol or drugs will also usually be psychologically dependent as well. There can be a crossover in the symptoms associated with each of these, but the two that are most associated with psychological dependence would be cravings and the feeling of being unable to cope without the substance. When the person tries to give up alcohol or drugs, it will be a combination of physical as well as psychological withdrawals that make the process so difficult.

The Need for Detox

If people have become physically addicted to alcohol or drugs, they will experience withdrawal symptoms should they try to stop. These symptoms are rarely worse than mild flu like symptoms, but they can be made to feel worse because the individual knows that they can stop them at any time by giving in to cravings. Some people do manage to make it through withdrawals alone, but there are good reasons to choose a proper supervised detox. It will increase the likelihood that the person will make it through this period, and there will be treatments available to ease the process. Those individuals who are at any risk of developing the DTs will certainly want to go through a medically supervised detox so that they are kept safe.

We Will Help You Break Away From Physical Dependence

Our team has a great deal of expertise in regards to addiction treatment plans and rehab/detox placement. Many of our team members have their own personal stories with addiction, so they will have a good understanding of what you are going through. When you contact us, you will not be under any obligation to do anything, but if you do decide that you have had enough of physical dependence we will be able to help you escape from this suffering.


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