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    Alcohol detox at home
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    An_264902 posted:
    My son wants to quit drinking, but is not working and has no insurance. He has decided to detox at home. He says he needs to be weened of alcohol and can't stop cold turkey because it could cause medical issues. He is on several waiting lists, but wants to kick it now. Does anyone have any ideas on how to "ween" off of alcohol?? Also, what kind of drinks and food would be helpful to have on hand?? Thank you
     
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    Anon_158160 responded:
    What worked for me was Alcoholics Anonymous. The meetings are free, and they're full of people who have been through similar situations. Your son will have the opportunity to share what's going on with him and learn how others have handled similar challenges.
    I live in an area that offers over 300 meetings a week, and this is a fairly small community. This link can lead to meetings in your area: http://www.aa.org/pages/en_US/find-aa-resources
    You can help by going to Al-Anon and learn how to set healthy boundaries and take care of yourself.


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