Is it Okay to Get Drunk on Your Plane Ride to Rehab?

Is it Okay to Get Drunk on Your Plane Ride to Rehab?

Some people that hop on a plane and go to rehab have the habit of getting drunk on their plane ride to rehab.  They think of it as their last time to get drunk.  They know that once they get off the airplane, they will enter into detox and then a 30 day inpatient treatment program.   This is a huge commitment for anyone.

Even though you are about to become sober, it is never a good idea to get drunk on an airplane.  In fact, many airlines will not allow you to fly unless you are boarding sober.  People that get drunk in an airport are often told that they cannot fly that day.  Unfortunately, you may have to spend your night in a hotel until you are sober enough to fly.  It is best to stay sober before and while you are in the air.  I know that this is something that you may not want to hear.

It is not uncommon for a person to smoke three packs of cigarettes the day before they give up smoking.   They often think in the back of their mind that they can never touch another pack of cigarettes again, so let me go out with a bang.

This is not healthy and binging is not okay.  You can get sick by doing this and actually cause your body more harm than good.  The best way to stop any habit is to educate yourself why you need to stop.

Look at some pictures of people that have died from drinking alcohol.  Many celebrities have died of drug overdoses and alcohol intoxication over the years.  May their stories show you why it is not a good idea for you to drink and get high?  When we begin to understand the true harmful effects of an addiction, we can fully see why we must not turn back to it because it is simply not good for us.

When you agree to start a new life for yourself, it is best to try to get sober as soon as you can.  You have already made a commitment that you don’t want to get high anymore.  Getting intoxicated on a daily basis is something that you don’t wish to entertain. It is understandable that you are feeling this way.  Feel blessed that you already know that you have a problem.  It is a good idea to write down your feelings.  Describe why you feel that you want to get drunk to begin with.  When you understand why you are drinking to begin with, you actually build a new life for yourself.



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