Alcohol Problem?

The Signs Of Alcoholism

Alcohol is a substance that is engrained in many societies and cultures. People may choose to drink during social events or just at the end of a long day. Others may feel like they need to alcohol in order to feel good, in order to relax, and even to function normally. The need for alcohol, as opposed to being able to take or leave it, is what most commonly characterizes an alcoholic.

Typical Signs of Alcoholism

Those who suffer from alcoholism can usually be identified by these behaviors:

  • Drinking continuously throughout the day.
  • Stopping activities that they would normally take part in so that they can drink.
  •  Feeling withdrawal symptoms when they lesson their alcohol intake (sweating, shaking, nausea and vomiting)
  •  Hiding drinking from others.
  •  Not being able to say no to a drink.
  •  Having multiple alcohol binges that lead to blackouts (not remembering what happened while intoxicated).
  •  Feeling like they can’t quit drinking even if they want to.
  •  Not quitting even when it is causing them health issues.

Long Term Effects Of Untreated Alcoholism

  •          High blood pressure
  •          Liver disease
  •          Worsening of other illnesses
  •          Stomach illnesses
  •          Stroke

 How To Deal With Alcoholism

If you notice that any of these symptoms or behaviors apply to you, then the first step is acknowledging that there is a problem. Talk to someone that you trust about the issue. Ask someone to help you overcome this illness. If someone you care about is showing any of these signs, then it is crucial to confront them about it. People often opt for an intervention technique. This is when you sit the alcoholic down with a group of friends and loved one to confront them lovingly about the issue. Tell them that you care about their well-being and want to get them help.

Find A Detox Facility That Is Right For You

Once an alcoholic acknowledges that they have a problem, the next step if finding a treatment center that can help in the recovery process. Everyone has different preferences when it comes to choosing a detox-rehab center. At, we provide a 24-hour helpline that is dedicated to finding the treatment center that meets all of your individual needs. Give us minimal information about your addiction and any preferences that you have and we will find you the treatment center that will best help you on the road to recovery.


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