Most families need a professional to plan and carry out an intervention. Learn about the steps here…and why a professional can increase your chances for success. A complete guide on how to stage an intervention for alcoholism.
Seek 24-7 medical supervision during alcohol withdrawal for diagnosis and treatment of possible severe conditions. Treatments then include oral benzodiazepines, anti-seizure or anti-psychotic medications and fluid intake. More here on where to get help for alcohol withdrawal and what to expect during withdrawal.
Objective criteria exists to determine when recreational use of alcohol has become problem drinking. Guidelines and questions to ask yourself here.