In low doses, euphoria, mild stimulation, relaxation, lowered inhibitions; in higher doses, drowsiness, slurred speech, nausea, emotional volatility, loss of coordination, visual distortions, impaired memory, sexual dysfunction, loss of consciousness
Increased risk of injuries, violence, fetal damage (in pregnant women); depression; neurologic deficits; hypertension; liver and heart disease; addiction; fatal overdose
Chronic use may require detox, Peaceful Ridge Recovery has been successful in utilizing outpatient medically assisted detox protocols for clients using alcohol. Treatment involves daily meetings with medical team, individual therapy, family therapy and group education. Many individuals are successful utilizing 12 step groups for a sustained recovery.