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How Can Alcohol Counselling Help Me Control Dependency?

Alcohol addiction can be difficult to come to terms with; however, it is important to note that many people struggle with this dependency and you are not alone.

There are various reasons why people may fall into alcohol addiction. Our alcohol counselling sessions aim to look into the underlying issues that may have been instrumental in your creating your alcohol dependence.

We target your wellbeing and confront the trends that could have been put in place during previous years of your life. We provide regular sessions intending to reveal why you have become dependent on alcohol and how we can take positive steps towards your sobriety.

Thousands of people have used alcohol counselling in the past to overcome their addiction and improve the quality of their lives. Contact Bournemouth Counselling and Hypnotherapy today and take the first step towards recovery.

Why Should I Reduce My Alcohol Intake?

Alcoholism can present many short-term and long-term problems regarding your health, wellbeing and behaviour. Long term misuse of alcohol can lead to health risks such as:

  • High blood pressure
  • Pancreatitis
  • Liver disease
  • Stroke
  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Liver cancer
  • Breast cancer 
  • Bowel cancer
  • Head and neck cancer
  • Mouth cancer
  • Sexual problems
  • Infertility
  • Anxiety

More Reasons to Reduce Your Alcohol Intake

There are also many short-term health and social risks of alcohol misuse. Some examples include:

  • Alcohol poisoning
  • Vomiting
  • Unsafe sexual encounters
  • Anti-Social behaviour
  • Alcohol related injuries
  • Hangovers

These are just some examples of the serious impacts that alcohol misuse can have on an individual. There are also other factors such as various forms of violence that can have severe effects on the people around you.

This includes family, friends and members of the community. These multiple risk factors are extremely worrying; however, acting now can significantly reduce the chances of developing these diseases and protect the people around you.

It takes bravery to admit to alcohol addiction. This is why when you choose our alcohol counselling sessions, we always guarantee confidentiality and a supportive environment.

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alcohol counselling, Alcohol Counselling, Bournemouth Counselling & Hypnotherapy
alcohol counselling, Alcohol Counselling, Bournemouth Counselling & Hypnotherapy

Depending on your personal situation, a healthier lifestyle may be the most beneficial part of your sobriety. Excessive alcohol consumption comes with a wide variety of increased health risks such as cancer, liver disease and stroke.

When you decide to reduce your drinking or stop completely, your risk of alcohol-related health complications decreases dramatically. You also will find that you have more energy to put into other more productive endeavours.

Alcohol is known to be the cause of many trips to A&E. The lack of stable mobility and rational thought dramatically increases the chances of accidents and injuries during a period of heavy drinking.

When you choose to cease your drinking habits, your chances of accidental injury falls. Additionally, you will be in a position to make more informed decisions and this should prevent the risk of putting yourself in harm’s way.

When we unpack the reasons why you started drinking to excess, often we can find underlying problems that have impacted your alcohol dependency. Many people find that uncovering past trauma or significant parts of their life can lift some of the weight from their shoulders.

There are many reasons why we can become addicted to alcohol. Looking deeper into the route cause could be a key part of your recovery.

Unfortunately, alcohol dependency can be a difficult part of your life to overcome. Sometimes, people do extremely well to beat their addiction but find that they fall into a relapse.

Luckily, alcohol counselling can provide the support that may be needed to prevent or help in the event of a relapse. Guidance can be given to lower the risk of a return to drinking and strategies could help to keep you on track. To receive helpful support, contact Bournemouth Counselling and Hypnotherapy today.