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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Portage, 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 Portage. 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 Portage, 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 Portage 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 Addiction 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 Alcohol Treatment Center in Portage, MI.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Portage, Michigan. There are Long-term Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehab Programs, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Treatment Centers, Inpatient Alcohol Rehab Centers, 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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  • Peer drinking and peer acceptance of drinking has been associated with adolescent alcohol consumption.
  • In adults 50 years and older, alcohol was the most frequently reported primary substance of abuse for all treatment admissions. Of these, 76% were 65 and older.
  • When an individual drinks more than twelve drinks, they may become completely unconscious, depressed or absent reflexes, After an individual has consumed more than twelve drinks, they may become completely unconscious, experience depressed reflexes, incontinence, subnormal body temperature, an impairment of respiration.
  • According to national surveys, approximately 92% of U.S. adults who drink excessively report binge drinking in the past 30 days.
  • Portage, MI. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Portage, Michigan 49002

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

  • Portage Community Center
    325 E Centre Avenue
    Portage, Michigan 49002

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