Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center Highlights Physician Intervention For Patient Alcohol Abuse

Confidential questions help ER physicians pinpoint potential alcohol abuse

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Opening up a dialogue has proven to be one of the most effective means of combating alcohol abuse

NEW YORK (PRWEB) October 11, 2012

Researchers at Yale University have developed a checklist that determines the effectiveness of early alcohol intervention methodologies by emergency room physicians.

Emergency room physicians were given a list of four specific areas to discuss with their patient, consisting of the following:

1.    Permission to discuss alcohol consumption.
2.    Readiness to reduce alcohol consumption.
3.    Correlation of current health issue with alcohol consumption.
4.    Negotiation of a plan to decrease alcohol consumption.

Upon completion of the intervention study, most emergency room physicians reported that they felt the techniques were effective in bringing to light a potential alcohol abuse situation. In addition, most of the ER physicians surveyed also stated that their patients were receptive to speaking about their alcohol consumption related issues.

“Opening up a dialogue has proven to be one of the most effective means of combating alcohol abuse,” begins a spokesperson for Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center. “And this just doesn’t apply to emergency room physicians. The principle of having open discussions with teens and underage children will have a major impact on their alcohol and drug use, as well as their attitudes towards both. “

Winning the war on alcohol abuse and drugs is indeed possible with help from a comprehensive alcohol rehab program such as offered by Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center. Professional intervention services are available for families who are affected by this far reaching problem and who wish to approach a loved one in a non-confrontational, gentle manner.

Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center offers comprehensive addiction treatment programs for any stage of drug or alcohol addiction that one may have. Their caring, compassionate team is comprised of licensed and certified social workers and counselors who have decades of combined experience and specialties within the addiction treatment field. In addition, their staff includes a Nurse Practitioner and a Registered Nurse who both have specializations and extensive experience within the field of addiction treatment and alcoholism. Mountainside also can make available the services of a Psychiatrist for those clients who are dealing with the challenge of a dual diagnosis.

For over 13 years, the cutting-edge treatment modalities offered by Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center has set them apart from other rehabs and has earned the respect of experts within the drug rehab field. Their unique, individualized approach to rehab and their long-term sobriety success rates have become a model for others within the addiction treatment field.

The program and its professional addiction treatment team have earned national recognition and resulted in Mountainside being invited to Washington by the White House to meet with the White House Drug Czar, John P. Walters, for an in-depth meeting on what makes its program so successful. These accolades did not go unnoticed within the addiction treatment field and resulted in the adoption by many throughout the country of a more holistic approach to drug addiction treatment.

For a confidential inquiry regarding drug rehab and addiction, please contact Mountainside Drug Rehab and Alcohol Treatment Center for a confidential discussion at 800-762-5433.