By the end of this “Alcohol Detox Explained” video, you or your loved ones should understand the following:

*What types of settings Alcohol Detox takes place in.
*Why it’s important to detox in a medically supervised setting.
*The main goals of alcohol detox treatment.
*The most common strategy used to treat alcohol withdrawal in detox settings.
*And why going through detox is really just the start of the recovery process.


Dr. Andrew Kim M.D., a board certified psychiatrist and a principal investigator at Pillar Clinical Research,
provides a general overview of alcohol detox to help you better understand the common signs and
symptoms, what some of the risk factors for alcohol detox are, and what the general treatment
approaches are. This video is for informational purposes only. Always seek the advice of your own
personal physician or qualified licensed medical professional when discussion options for alcohol detox,
treatment, and recovery.


For those of you who may be struggling with alcoholism and struggling to find the motivation to take the
next step in your recovery, here are some links below with information and resources to consider.


Alcoholics Anonymous aka AA
https://www.aa.org/


Online Addiction Recovery Resources: SAMHSA: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
Administration
https://www.samhsa.gov/find-treatment


NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illnesshttps://www.nami.org/Personal-Stories/Addiction-and-Mental-Health


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