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The first part of rehabilitation must include medical and possibly psychological attention. Physical and mental examination will be required. It is suggested, as stated in the detox section, that you check into an inpatient drug/rehab facility to get that initial push towards recovery. Be prepared to answer questions about your medical history, past lifestyle, patterns, relationships and use. This is not to be invasive, but rather to get a full bio-psychosocial picture of you so that optimal treatment can be provided.
You cannot recover from alcoholism by simply reading a list of tips such as are offered here-although reading this is a good place to begin and to tap into more expansive resources.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|