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group of happy men and women standing around in an alcohol addiction treatment meetingAlcohol addiction affects people across the United States and here in North Carolina every day. Because alcohol is a legal, everyday part of social life, it can be challenging to know when casual or social drinking develops into an alcohol use disorder. At Insight Recovery Center, we help clients develop individualized mindful tools for alcohol addiction and alcohol use disorder. 

If you or someone in your life needs holistic substance abuse treatment in North Carolina, the clinician-led team at Insight Recovery Center is here to help. Call us now at 828.826.1376 to learn more about comprehensive, holistic treatment in Asheville, North Carolina. 

What Is Alcohol Use Disorder?

As the name suggests, alcohol use disorder is an unhealthy relationship with alcohol. Alcohol use disorder and addiction usually begin with alcohol abuse. Alcohol abuse occurs when someone continues drinking despite negative consequences. This might include hangovers that get in the way of daily life, unsafe or reckless behavior, and when drinking gets in the way of work, family, or school. Signs of alcohol use disorder include:

  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Craving alcohol
  • Blackouts
  • Aggression
  • Mood swings
  • Profuse sweating
  • Tremors
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Weight loss
  • Changes in sleep habits

Alcohol is a depressive. It works by slowing down messages from the brain to the body. This causes slurred speech, loss of balance, and memory problems. Over time, alcohol use disorder can increase depression and anxiety. When someone craves alcohol, their brain and body have developed a dependency. This means their brain needs alcohol to perform certain chemical functions. When this happens, alcohol rehab is the safest, most effective way to address the root causes of drinking and the symptoms of alcohol use disorder. 

Unfortunately, once an alcohol use disorder has developed, it can be difficult and dangerous to stop drinking without professional psychiatric support.

Alcohol Addiction Treatment

Alcohol addiction treatment at Insight Recovery Center provides holistic, comprehensive care for those struggling with alcohol use disorder. At Insight Recovery Center, we believe in mindfulness-based treatments that help clients realize their innate abilities to heal. Evidence-based therapies are a critical component of alcohol rehab. Through individual, group, and family therapy, clients discover, process, and heal the root causes of alcohol use disorder. Alcohol addiction treatment at Insight Recovery Center includes:

  • ACT (acceptance and commitment therapy)
  • Acupuncture therapy
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety treatment
  • CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy)
  • Dual diagnosis
  • DBT (dialectical behavioral therapy)
  • Experiential/adventure therapy
  • Meditative therapy
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Music therapy

Today, at least half of people living with substance abuse disorders have co-occurring disorders like PTSD, depression, and anxiety. Our trauma-informed outpatient treatment gives clients the tools they need to heal unprocessed trauma while reconnecting with themselves and loved ones for overall health. 

Intimate Alcohol Addiction Treatment in Asheville, North Carolina

At Insight Recovery Center, we believe in a different approach to addiction recovery. Our clinician-led clinic provides a range of outpatient programs to give clients the support and flexibility they need to thrive. Our holistic alcohol rehab helps each client heal their individual mind, body, and soul. 

Based in the healing mountain landscape of Asheville, NC, clients at the Insight Recovery Center receive one-on-one care in our boutique-style clinic. With only 16 clients at a time, clients have the time, space, and support they need to begin transformative holistic recovery. 

Get Started with Mindfulness-Based Recovery at Insight Recovery Center Today!

If you or someone you love is struggling with alcohol use disorder, know you are not alone. The team at Insight Recovery Center is here to support your holistic recovery. Call us now at 828.826.1376 to learn more about our substance abuse treatment programs and to get started today.