Alcoholism is defined as: “Addiction to the consumption of alcoholic drink; alcohol dependency.”
The body believes alcohol to be a necessity: something it can’t live without. Alcohol is a big part of many people’s lives, and losing your sense of control over alcohol can be extremely harmful and detrimental to many parts of your life.
If you think that you might have a problem with your drinking, don’t worry. We offer high quality and effective treatments to help you reclaim your life.
There tend to be four main signs of alcohol addiction:
According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 15.1 million adults over the age of 18 (6.2%) have alcohol use disorder. Of this, 9.8 million are men and 5.3 million are women.
Interestingly, 623,000 adolescents aged 12-17 (2.5%) also have AUD with 298,000 being male and 325,000 being female. More than 10% of children within the US live with a parent who has alcohol problems.
Alcohol abuse can lead to several serious health conditions such as:
These are just the health conditions; there are also a wide range of social and economic issues which can occur not just to you, but those around you. Unemployment, relationship breakdowns and loneliness can all occur due to alcohol addiction. This can be because you are either incapable to perform certain tasks and actions or avoid certain situations and circumstances in order to consume alcohol. There are far more effects of alcohol addiction than people first realise.
Here at Faith Drug Rehab we have experienced specialists who can help you with a range of effective treatments to get you back on track.
Our rehab facilities allow for advanced treatment and confidentiality so you can receive everything you need. We’re passionate about helping you in the best way possible. Contact us now to speak with one of our specialists.