Archive for May 22nd, 2008

The Dangers of Alcohol Addiction

With the increase in gasoline’s price, the price of people’s basic needs such as food will inevitably increase as well to cover the increase in production cost. Surely that is going to make living even harder. I won’t be surprised if some people turn to alcohol to escape from the fact of life’s increasing pressure.

When people drink to forget, they tend to drink a lot, and when they drink a lot of alcohol for a prolonged time, eventually they’ll become addicted to it. Addiction is rarely a good thing, and we’ve read many times before how alcohol addiction is ruining many people’s lives.

Thankfully, I’ve never been addicted to alcohol, but for those people who are addicted to it, quitting or even trying to quit from alcohol addiction is not an easy feat to do. Most likely they are going to need help and a professional one at that. That’s why there are many places that offer this kind of professional help.

These kinds of places are often called a rehabilitation center, or just rehab center for short. I used to imagine a rehab center as a dark and gloomy place with a lot of rooms which walls are covered with cushions and the occupant is fitted with a restraining jacket. But as I found out the internet, my imagination cannot be more far from the reality. That is when I found Sunset Malibu’s website.

As you can see on their website, Sunset Malibu is a place where they offer alcohol rehab for people with alcohol addiction. Beside alcohol rehab, they also offer drug rehab, addiction treatment, detox and substance abuse treatment. And they have a very beautiful place I almost mistook them for a holiday villa. Read the rest of this entry »