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Binge Drinking

At Rehubs, we can help you build better habits and stop binge drinking for good. Our online rehab program is designed to help you achieve emotional wellness, personal growth and lasting sobriety.

We understand that binge drinking can be difficult to overcome. However, it’s important that you nip binge drinking in the bud before the problem escalates. 

If left untreated, binge drinking can lead to a risk of alcohol dependence, and can have a range of negative consequences on your physical health, mental health, relationships, and overall well-being.

Take the first step towards a healthier and more fulfilling life by reaching out to our online rehab services. Our compassionate team is ready to support you on your journey to recovery, providing the guidance and resources you need to overcome binge drinking and regain control of your well-being.

 

What is Binge Drinking?

Binge drinking, often associated with social gatherings and celebrations, is when you drink excessive amounts of alcohol in a short space of time.

This pattern of alcohol misuse can have serious consequences for both your physical and mental health problems. Excessive drinking is more than just enjoying a few drinks. Instead, it is a dangerous pattern of drinking and a form of alcohol abuse that can lead to alcohol addiction and even alcohol poisoning.

The NIAAA defines binge drinking as a pattern of drinking that brings blood alcohol concentration to 0.08% or higher.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a binge drinker as men consuming five or more drinks and four or more drinks (for women) on one occasion.

The NHS, however, defines binge drinking as simply heavily drinking over a short period of time. This could be drinking, including 8 units of alcohol in a single session for males and 6 or more units for females.

While some may underestimate the impact of occasional heavy drinking, it is crucial to recognise the potential risks associated with this behaviour.

 

The Dangers of Binge Drinking

Excessive alcohol consumption has a wide range of risks to your well-being, both in the short and long term. The immediate effects of binge drinking could include:

  • Impaired judgement and coordination
  • Increased likelihood of accidents or injuries
  • Feeling intoxicated
 

Moreover, binge drinking can lead to alcohol poisoning, a life-threatening condition that requires immediate medical attention. This occurs when your blood alcohol concentration is too high.

Chronic heavy drinking can result in liver disease, cardiovascular issues, and neurological damage. It is also linked to several types of cancer, as alcohol consumption is a known carcinogen.

It’s not just your physical health that can be affected by alcohol abuse. Binge drinking can take its toll on your mental health too, with increased risks of anxiety, depression, and alcohol use disorder.

Underage drinking is a clear issue in the UK, with around two-fifths of children between the ages of 11 and 15 trying alcohol. Young people and young adults are more vulnerable to the harmful health problems of alcohol, as their bodies and brains are still developing. 

We recommend that you address this sooner rather than later to encourage a healthy future and to prevent alcohol-related problems in later life.

Understanding the risks and dangers of binge drinking is the first step towards making informed decisions about your health and well-being.

 

How to Stop Binge Drinking

Recognising that you may have a drinking problem is a great first step. If you binge drink regularly or suspect that your alcohol consumption is becoming problematic, the first step is to seek support.

Begin by reflecting on your drinking patterns and the impact they have on your life. Consider factors such as the frequency of drinking, the number of alcoholic drinks consumed, and any negative consequences experienced.

Then, determine the type of treatment you’d prefer. Some people prefer inpatient rehab at a rehab centre, but others prefer a more convenient approach. If you’re considering online rehab, look no further than Rehubs.

To begin your recovery journey with Rehubs, simply complete our online consultation or call us today at 0330 094 5970. We are here if you need any advice or support, and we can guide you through your recovery journey.

Our team of addiction specialists and psychotherapists can provide you with valuable insights. After completing a personal assessment, we will have an understanding of your challenges and goals, allowing us to create a tailored recovery plan.

We combine evidence-based therapies with resources and practical exercises to give you the best chance of beating your alcohol problem for good. We cover a range of facets of addiction and recovery, empowering you with the tools you need to turn over a new leaf.

 

Online Support with Rehubs

At Rehubs, we understand that seeking alcohol treatment is a huge step, and we are here to support you on your journey towards recovery.

Our online rehab services are designed to provide you with accessible assistance to help you overcome excessive alcohol intake, alcohol addiction, or related challenges.

Whether you have problems with drugs, gambling, or alcohol, our online rehab program can help you. Our team of professional psychotherapists, who have helped over 200 people maintain abstinence after using our program, is on hand to provide you with one-to-one counselling and group therapy sessions.

Our comprehensive treatment plans address not only the immediate challenges of excessive alcohol consumption but also the underlying factors contributing to the issue. By taking a holistic approach, we aim to support your overall health and well-being.

We can help you address the root causes of your dangerous drinking habits and guide your personal growth journey. These 1-1 sessions are a safe space for you to reflect and grow.

Each person’s journey to recovery is unique, which is why our compassionate team of professionals at Rehubs takes a personalised approach.

Our online platform allows you to heal from the comfort of your own home, providing a convenient and discreet option. Life can be busy, and commitments can make seeking help challenging. Our sessions take place in the evenings, meaning that your work life won’t be disrupted.

The combination of evidence-based interventions and strategies can help you overcome binge drinking habits and other destructive behaviours.

If you or someone you care about is struggling with excessive drinking, alcohol misuse, or alcohol addiction, we are here to help. Turn over a new leaf today with Rehubs.

 

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