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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Atchison, KS. Alcohol is in fact a drug, the most commonly used and widely abused in the world. Alcohol addiction causes many problems, and people that abuse alcohol are more likely to become violent, struggle with their career and have problems in their relationships. Alcoholism can literally destroy your life.

Consuming alcohol is a common and acceptable practice in Atchison. The problem with alcohol addiction and alcoholism begins when consumption crosses the line from moderate drinking, to having to consume alcohol to avoid feeling bad or to feel comfortable in social situations. Alcohol addiction and alcoholism may be triggered by an individual's environment, the people he's associating with, etc. Whatever the case may be, if alcohol is being used in excess and an individual doesn't have enough control to put down that drink despite the consequences, there is a problem.

For someone in Atchison, Kansas who is involved in alcohol addiction or alcoholism, it is very easy to justify drinking habits and be in complete denial that there is a problem. But if a person is continuing to drink despite the health risks involved and the destruction that is being created in their life, it is time for them to seek help or for someone to intervene and help the person see that there is a problem. It may seem easier to pretend that nothing is wrong, but the longer a person continues his addictive behavior the worse off he will be in the long run.

Treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Atchison is available for individuals who know they have a problem and have the courage to face their issues with alcohol. There are a number of Alcoholism Treatment Centers in the area. At an Alcoholism Rehab individuals can be in an environment where they can address the psychological and emotional issues that may have caused their alcoholism.

Alcoholism has taken its toll when an individual drinks so heavily for a long duration, that when alcohol is taken away withdrawal sets in. Withdrawal symptoms can include shakiness or trembling, fatigue, irritability and loss of appetite for example. Alcohol withdrawal can be overcome by going through a supervised alcohol detoxification as part of treatment at an Alcoholism Rehab Center in Atchison, KS.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Atchison, Kansas. There are Long-term Alcohol Rehabs, Outpatient Alcohol Abuse Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Inpatient Alcohol Treatment Facilities, support group meetings, alcohol counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Individuals battling alcohol addiction or alcoholism don't have to be ashamed or feel alone and hopeless. Recovering from alcohol addiction and alcoholism won't be easy, but admitting you have a problem and seeking treatment is the first step to getting the help that can get you through it. Put addiction behind you, so you can look forward to a bright and sober future. Contact a counselor and start treatment today.

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  • Adolescents who consume alcohol are four times more likely to report that they have gotten behind the wheel under the influence of drugs.
  • The most recent research by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), has implicated hormone and psychological changes as the reason why many women stop drinking during pregnancy.
  • Because young people's bodies are smaller and still in the process of developing, the use of alcohol will have a greater impact on their physical and mental health then it has on an adult.
  • Some signs of a drinking problem include drinking alone, to escape problems, or for the sole purpose of getting drunk; hiding alcohol in odd places; getting irritated when you are unable to obtain alcohol to drink; and having problems because of your drinking.
  • Atchison, KS. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • AA Hall
    Triple An AFG (Al-Anon)
    501 N. 9th St.
    Atchison , Kansas 66002

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Tue., 8:00 PM