What is the most common treatment for alcoholism?
The most common treatment for alcoholism is a program of therapy. Alcoholics Anonymous is a popular group therapy and support program for recovering alcoholics.
Is alcoholism a mental illness that would be entitled to long term disability if the person needs long term rehab treatment?
== == The answer in most cases will be "NO". Most long-term cae policies will not cover treatment for alcoholism. Here is the discalimer in one policy, "No payment will be made for the treatment of alcoholism or drug addiction, unless the addiction was due to such drug(s) taken on the advice of a Physician."
Alcoholism is considered by most experts to be incurable. It can be arrested by abstaining from alcohol and other drugs. Most people find themselves reasonably well-recovered at the end of about two years. Detox and treatment take from 30 days to six months, depending on the patient and the program.