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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Olathe, 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 Olathe. 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 Olathe, 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 Olathe 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 Alcohol Rehabilitation 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 Olathe, KS.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Olathe, Kansas. There are Long-term Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Short-term Alcohol Rehab Centers, Inpatient Alcoholism Rehabs, 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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  • According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, the proportion of college students across the United States that meet one or more diagnostic criteria for alcohol abuse or dependence is nearly triple that of the general population.
  • Excessive drinking can decrease the amount of testosterone in a man's body and cause impotence.
  • A recent study has found a link between low to moderate alcohol consumption and a decrease in the brain size of middle-aged adults. Brain atrophy is associated with impaired cognition and motor functions.
  • From 2001 to 2003 the alcohol beverage industry spent $2.5 billion on television product advertising, and only $27 million on "responsibility" programs.
  • Olathe, KS. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • College Church of the Nazarene - rm v302
    East Olathe AFG (handicap accessible)
    2020 E. Sheridan
    Olathe, Kansas 66212

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Wed., 7:00 PM

  • Olathe AFG
    222 S Kansas
    Olathe, Kansas 66061

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 8:00 PM
    Fri., 6:00 PM
    Sat., 10:00 AM

  • St Aidan's Episcopal Church
    Olathe New Life AFG
    143rd & S Black Bob Rd
    Olathe, Kansas 66061

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