More than 15 million Americans struggle with managing their alcohol use. Depending on your genetic predisposition and psychosocial background, you may have had a habit of using alcohol as a maladaptive coping strategy.
– Perhaps you used to only drink at parties and on the weekend, and now you are noticing you are drinking every night during weekdays.
– Maybe you are noticing you would use to just have 1 drink per night and now you are drinking 2 or 3
– Are you noticing that your mood, relationships, or work performance are being affected negatively by your alcohol use?
Excessive alcohol drinking may lead to financial and relationship problems, as well as a variety of medical issues to include liver cirrhosis, increased risk of stroke and cancer, possibility of death.
DRUGS (Stimulants, Opiates, etc.)
If you can relate to any of the above symptoms or behaviors, it may be time to consider outpatient therapy to prevent your condition to becoming more serious, or to help support you after intensive treatment.
Natalie has had extensive experience as an addiction therapist in both inpatient and outpatient facilities to include Kaiser Permanente, UCSD Outpatient Psychiatry, Serial Inebriate Program, and county and private rehabilitation treatment centers.
I believe that there are many paths to successful recovery that will work with your goals and desires and ensure you can make the life changes you want to make. Contact me today for a free consultation.