How to Stop Drinking

Have you ever tried to cut back on drinking but found you couldn’t? Alcohol is one of the most addictive drugs in the world, and it negatively affects your physical, emotional, and psychological health. In the most serious cases of alcoholism, quitting alone can even be deadly. So what do you do if you are wondering how to get sober, but you don’t know where to turn? Clarity Way can help.

Admit You Need Help

Quitting drinking without help is nearly impossible, and most individuals with alcoholism who attempt it alone wind up relapsing. Alcoholism is more than a problem behavior. It affects every part of your physical health, can cause serious depression and anxiety, and plays with your emotions. You do not have to beat these problems alone. You can feel better faster when you enroll in rehab.

Detox in Rehab

The more you drink, the more your brain depends on alcohol to function normally. Without alcohol, your brain has to learn to perform certain essential functions on its own. This process causes withdrawal symptoms, which in the most serious cases can be fatal. The early days of alcohol withdrawal are much safer and more comfortable when you enroll in a rehab that has a medically managed detox program.

Recover Emotionally and Psychologically

Once your body is strong enough to cope with therapy and counseling, you will leave detox. Clarity Way’s counselors and therapists can evaluate and treat you for any underlying conditions that may contribute to your drinking problem. You can also learn new coping techniques that can help you manage common recovery problems such as cravings and temptation.

Reconnect with Loved Ones

One of the biggest factors in any recovery program is the commitment of family members to the recovery process. Clarity Way can help you re-engage with the loved ones who care the most for your well-being. You can practice effective communication techniques and start healing past wrongs with help from our caring Recovery Support Team. Your family and friends will also be an important part of your Aftercare program, which will give you the structure you need to stay sober once rehab ends.


Getting sober in rehab is difficult enough, but staying sober at home is another challenge entirely. Aftercare bridges the gap between rehab and “real life.” With regular support calls and therapy sessions, a strong support network of loved ones, and a commitment to a lifetime of treatment, you can get — and stay — sober. If you find yourself thinking about relapsing, call Clarity Way. We are ready to be by your side during your complete journey to recovery.

For more information about how to get sober, contact Clarity Way today.

Posted on August 6th, 2015 in Blog

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