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Posted by: Didi | 2008/10/27

CBT - how to access?

Hi, Not heard of CBT prior to reading your forum. How can one access this therapy? Son struggles with alcohol abuse...after being found comatosed and near death, he admits he has a problem. Cannot get help at affordable rehab...looking for a way to help him cope with moving forward. Hospital kept him 7 days, now what? You seem positive about CBT and the results? He is keen to seek a solution. Can you advise.

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If you google the term, you'll find mounds of material. Its becoming more available in SA, and the Anxiety-Depression Support Group ( number on this page ) on their website lists some of the shrinks who do provide it. I share your concern that too many facilities offer a brief in-patient episode, without proper follow-up which is the key. He should also work with AA.

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