At The Sanctuary, we view addiction of all sorts as a symptom of another underlying issue. In alcohol abuse, for example, there are several conditions that commonly co-occur with excessive drinking. These include depression, anxiety, unstable moods, and trauma. The interactions of problematic drinking and such issues create yet more problems in one’s life. For instance, alcohol is a depressant and worsens any already existing depression. It increases anxiety over time, dysregulates moods and leaves one vulnerable to trauma. No matter which came first in your life—heavy alcohol use or other mental health problems—the effective solution is to treat an alcohol problem at a deeper level. We now know a great deal about the relationship between alcohol and other aspects of one’s health and functioning. Some of these include:
The Sanctuary’s Integrative Addiction Recovery program offers you a non-12 Step, holistic alcohol recovery program addressing the reasons you have not been able to live alcohol-free. We work with you to heal the underlying causes of addiction and to remedy the alcohol-induced effects that lead to relapse. In doing so, we offer you a full and sustainable recovery. We provide:
If you would like to talk with us more about our program or our methods, please contact us.