1. Review the current factual information i.e., the patient's specific
4. Discuss a plan of care that will achieve the goal of sobriety and freedom
from use of mood altering chemicals. Patient can be offered rehabilitation
assistance but must prove an interest by attendance and follow-up with groups
as an outpatient.
2. Provide the patient with an opportunity for discussion and referral for the
purpose of acknowledging and understanding the diagnosis of alcohol
3. Explain co-dependency to patient and spouse or significant other.