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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Lake Orion, MI. 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 Lake Orion. 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 Lake Orion, Michigan 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 Lake Orion 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 Programs 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 Alcohol Treatment Center in Lake Orion, MI.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Lake Orion, Michigan. There are Long-term Alcoholism Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Rehab Facilities, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction 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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  • Genes play a role in ones alcoholism, but other factors such as lifestyle and stress contribute to a person's risk of becoming alcoholic.
  • Because alcohol is a depressant in the body, high doses of the drug can reduce cell activity; when alcohol is removed from the cells, they recover in a way that produces a change toward stimulation. The body's attempt to produce "normalcy" often leads to over-stimulation, which is known as withdrawal ;thus, binge drinking often leads to a "hangover" (headache, increased stomach acidity, early morning awakening, etc.), and long -term heavy drinking often leads to the "shakes", delirium (hallucinations), and in some instances, seizures.
  • Alcohol or other drugs were linked with 75% of the men and 55% of the women in reported acquaintance rapes on college campuses.
  • Tolerance is the need for larger amounts of alcohol to become intoxicated.
  • Lake Orion, MI. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church
    27010 Waldon Rd
    Lake Orion, Michigan 48362

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Wed., 7:45 PM