ALCOHOL USE DISORDER
SMC offers alcohol assessment with available pharmacotherapies. In addition, we plan to provide in near future psycho-educational process groups and group therapy. No alcohol recovery is complete without a home support system
Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) is when you drink in a way that’s harmful, or when you’re dependent on alcohol. Alcohol is by far the most common substance used by Canadians. At least 20% of drinkers consume above Canada’s Low-Risk Alcohol Drinking Guidelines. The use and risky use of alcohol by underage and young adults appears to be declining. In Canada, there were around 77,000 hospitalizations entirely caused by alcohol in 2015–2016, compared to 75,000 hospitalizations for heart attacks in the same year. In 2002, alcohol was responsible for 4,258 deaths in Canada, representing 1.9% of all deaths.
accidents and injuries requiring hospital treatment, such as a head injury
SMC offers alcohol assessment and alcohol treatment with available options include: