Break the cycle of alcohol
Alcohol abuse and dependency is a fast growing health concern in the U.S. The National Institute of Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism estimates that 18 million people in the U.S. struggle with alcoholism and alcohol abuse. However, alcoholism and alcohol abuse are diagnosable conditions when they impact relationships, cause harm or injury, or lower quality of life.
The way a person experiences an addiction is also unique and individualized. You may wake up every morning with a hangover while experiencing the urge to drink to feel better. If you don’t drink, your hands are shaking and your mood is volatile. Again, forcing you to drink. The cycle continues. You may be tired of being sick and tired. At New Day Recovery, we can help you recover from the hold that alcohol has on your life. Don’t wait any longer. Pick up the phone and call.
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What is Alcoholism?
Alcoholism or alcohol dependence is categorized by the need to consume alcohol. The alcoholic may try to control the intake of alcohol, but alcohol consumption is out of control. Addiction essentially re-wires the brain and the need for alcohol is an uncontrollable craving. In addition, Alcohol does not care about background, age, money, or social status. Alcoholism is a disease, not a weakness or lack of willpower.
Once a person is addicted to alcohol it is extremely difficult to quit without help. New Day Recovery knows the stronghold of alcohol and we can help you recover. Contact us now.
Signs of Alcoholism
Each person experiences alcoholism differently. But here are the most common warning signs:
- A strong desire or craving to drink
- Hiding the amount of alcohol you consumed from loved ones
- Making excuses to justify drinking
- Drinking alone
- Losing touch with friends or family
- Missing work, school, or family commitments because of the addiction
- Needing a larger amount of alcohol to fuel affects
- Engaging in risky behavior
- Experiencing legal issues due to alcohol use
The signs can vary from person to person but if you or a loved one exhibit any number of these signs, it could mean that help is needed. Social drinking every now and again may seem harmless, but if alcohol is impacting your daily life, it’s time to get help. Don’t wait until you hit rock bottom.