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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Greenwood, 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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood, 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 Greenwood 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 Treatment Programs 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 Greenwood, SC.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Greenwood, South Carolina. There are Long-term Alcohol Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Programs, Inpatient Alcohol Abuse 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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  • Alcohol is a very dangerous drug, as people who are drunk can overdose on alcohol and die either by suffocating on their vomit while drunk or sleeping, or because it can shut down the brain areas that control breathing.
  • In terms of helping behavior during incidents related to alcohol abuse, research by the National Center on Addiction and Substance abuse reported that women are much more likely to engage in protective behaviors to help a person that is in trouble with alcohol than men.
  • 8% of all ER visits each year for illness or injuries are associated with alcohol.
  • Underage drinking is involved in nearly half of all teen automobile crashes, the leading cause of death among teenagers.
  • AA Meetings in Greenwood, SC.
  • Mason Street
    Greenwood
    113 Mason Street
    Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 12:00 PM
  • Mason Street Night Group
    Greenwood
    113 Mason Street
    Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 8:00 PM
  • Greenwood, SC. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Faith Home - Dining Hall
    GREENWOOD SERENITY AFG
    Faith Home - Dining Hall
    Greenwood, South Carolina 29678

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

  • MASON STREET AFG
    113 Mason St.
    Greenwood, South Carolina 29646

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Thu., 6:30 PM
    Sun., 8:00 PM