Alcohol Addiction

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Alcohol is addictive. Frequently combined with other drugs, alcohol remains the number one drug of choice for all age groups.

Individuals with alcohol use disorders feel they need a drink to function normally. Professional goals, personal relationships, and physical health are progressively affected by the effects of misusing alcohol. The Hanley Center at Origins team understands this progressive, often fatal, disease and are fully prepared to treat those suffering from alcohol addiction.

Risk Factors for Alcoholism

Genetic predisposition and environmental factors play roles in alcohol misuse, as do co-occurring mental health diagnoses. All these factors must be considered when setting up a comprehensive, evidence-based treatment plan.


Common Signs of Alcohol Addiction

Early stages of alcohol addiction have an increased chance of successful recovery if treatment is sought out. Unfortunately, most people take great care to hide their drinking habits, so recognizing the symptoms of an alcohol use disorder can be challenging. The signs of chronic, prolonged disease are often more severe and recognizable.

Signs include:

  • Unable to control consumption levels
  • Increased spending on alcohol
  • Drinking despite consequences
  • Inability to stop despite wanting to
  • Unable to maintain long-term sobriety
  • Focused on successful drinking
  • Personal relationships suffer
  • Increased amounts needed
  • Violent actions after drinking

Comprehensive Medical Care is Critical to Success

Alcoholism affects every organ, but compassionate, quality, evidence-based treatment helps recovery.

Conditions related to alcohol abuse we see include:

  • Cirrhosis of the liver
  • Cardiac problems
  • Pancreatitis
  • Gastrointestinal issues
  • Malnutrition
  • High blood pressure
  • Cognitive changes
  • Moodiness
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Sleep disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Uncontrolled anger

Alcohol Withdrawal Symptoms

Alcohol withdrawal symptoms, particularly those that occur with long-time users, can result in serious medical consequences without professional medical supervision.

These include:

  • Tremors
  • Uncontrolled hand or body-shaking
  • Profuse sweating
  • Extreme agitation
  • Intense anxiety
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Hallucinations

Co-occurring Disorders

Our thorough physical and psychological assessments uncover and address co-occurring mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD). Our customized treatment plans consider wellness factors of the body, mind, and spirit.


We Integrate Our Counseling, Psychiatry, and Psychology Services

We help patients find healing and restoration through medically intensive programming that spans disciplines to treat a wide variety of addictions. Our counseling, psychiatry, and psychology departments offer unparalleled care as we attend to physical, mental, emotional, psychological, and spiritual needs. Our highly specialized, integrated treatment model works.

Our addiction professionals offer:

Evidence-based neurological interventions help to heal and retrain the brain when led by licensed specialists. We offer advanced testing and clinical interventions that include:

  • Neurofeedback
  • Biofeedback
  • Neurotherapy
  • Cognitive-behavioral therapy
  • Nutritional education

Long-term Recovery is Linked Closely to Spiritual Wellness

We offer seamless 12-Step integration of medical, clinical, and spiritual services utilizing caring chaplains from different faith backgrounds. Our chaplains provide as-needed spiritual support to patients, families, and staff during each step of the healing process.

Our patients have an authentic, personal experience with an in-depth 12-Step curriculum that features Big Book study, groups, and a series of Hanley Center at Origins’ 12-Step Workbooks. From our therapists to our frontline staff, we walk alongside our patients as they engage in spiritual practices — such as meditation and mindfulness training through our Center for Brain Recovery, prayer, or self-reflection — critical components of 12-Step recovery.

Integrated Treatment is Key to Treating This Disease

Integrated treatment is comprehensive programming that offers all therapeutic resources necessary to help to heal — physically, mentally, and spiritually. Hanley Center at Origins’ experts include physicians, psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, and 12-Step immersion staff.

We address every aspect of wellbeing to move our patients toward a lasting solution to alcohol addiction. Recovery is possible with compassionate, personalized treatment that is intensive and integrated.


Contact Hanley Center

Hanley Center at Origins helps patients achieve lifelong recovery. We know that sobriety is possible for everyone, using evidence-based therapies that restore mental, physical, and spiritual health. Our team provides practical, cutting-edge care that enacts real, lasting change.

Today is the day to break the cycle of alcoholism for good – start your journey to freedom and fulfillment by calling the Hanley Center team at 561.841.1033.

Hanley Center: Most Insurance Accepted

Address: 933 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407