Patient discussion about rehabilitation

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Q. Is it possible to help someone be rehabilitated from alcohol?

I want to help my father but he just wont go to rehab. I know he has to want it first and he does- but he doesnt like the whole social thing around it. I guess I could do it by myself- at home- but how??
A1i agree with scooter, good advises. of course AA meetings have great affect. but it'll be hard to convince him to go if he refuses to take control of his problem. try getting a good friend of him to help you. it might do the trick.
A2thanks scooter8371, great tips. I'll use them. I guess the group power you get in rehab is important, should I get him in touch with another alcoholic in rehab or two? what do you think?
A3it will be tough,but as long as he wants to quit thats a big step,you"ll have to be with him all the time so he doesnt slip,clean the house so theres no alcohol in or around the house,dont let him go anywhere by himself,get other family and friends involved,maybe take shifts,be prepared for everything,and (dont give in)when i say clean house i mean take everything out that has alcohol,i.e. mouthwash,rubbing alcohol,etc,when he gets the urge have him drink water.or you can try private counsoling.or both.
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