It is said that only the first peg of the alcoholic drink is consumed by a person. It is the alcohol in his blood forces him to take more quantity after his first attempt. Alcohol addiction affects the social and personnel life of the addict. Addiction is caused by the false happiness or Euphoria felt by the person after the consumption of the alcohol. High dose will make him unconscious. There are many models of De-Addiction. But there are some basic concepts in this treatment. It is an interaction with the life and lifestyle of the addict. The creative interaction of a counselor or a therapist plays an important role. Usually the life of an addict will be centered to the alcohol. He will never agree to be free from the happiness he experiences from that. The first step should be the attempt to take him a little away from alcohol. Most of the addicts start alcohol consumption to escape from the mental tension.
So it is important to introduce some healthy way to get rid of the tensions in their life. If they are deeply hurt by some incidents, the first step should be helping them to overcome that. Addiction should be considered as a fatal disease. Continuous treatment is required to cure it. Addiction is a small process. Hence de-addiction is also a small process. The addict should realize that he is not really happy as he feels and his life is going out of his control. This will help the treatment. He may have to stay up to 20-30 or more days in the de-addiction center. They should be approached emotionally.
Great patience is required to bring them back to life. The method of treatment and counseling should be based on the observation of the patient’s personal life. There should be a clinical counselor, a psychiatrist and a physician in the de addiction centre. The patient’s mental and physical health should be considered before starting the treatment. It should be noted that, 10 % of the addicts have tendency to commit suicide.