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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Beaufort, SC. 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 Beaufort. 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 Beaufort, South Carolina 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 Beaufort 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 Rehabs in the area. At an Alcohol Abuse Rehab Facility 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 Abuse Treatment Facility in Beaufort, SC.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Beaufort, South Carolina. There are Long-term Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Programs, Inpatient Alcoholism Rehab Programs, 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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  • An estimated 30,000 college students a year require medical treatment after overdosing on alcohol.
  • If your health care provider determines that you are not alcohol dependent but are nonetheless involved in a pattern of alcohol abuse, he or she can help you to: Examine the benefits of stopping an unhealthy drinking pattern. Set a drinking goal for yourself. Some people choose to abstain from alcohol. Others prefer to limit the amount they drink. Examine the situations that trigger your unhealthy drinking patterns, and develop new ways of handling those situations so that you can maintain your drinking goal.
  • The average American consumed 32 gallons of beer in 1999, compared to 51 gallons of soft drinks, 24 gallons of milk, and 26 gallons of coffee.
  • Problems with a developing fetus which are produced by alcohol may occur due to the reduced blow flow to the fetus.
  • Beaufort, SC. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Alano Hall
    NEW BEGINNINGS
    1005 12th St.
    Beaufort, South Carolina 29935

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

  • Sea Island Presbyterian Church
    BEAUFORT BROWN BAG AFG
    81 Lady's Island Drive
    Beaufort, South Carolina 29904

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Wed., 12:00 PM

  • St. Helena Episcopal Church
    BEAUFORT MONDAY BROWN BAG AFG
    507 New Castle Street
    Beaufort, South Carolina 29902

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 12:00 PM
    Thu., 7:30 PM