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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Arlington, MA. 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 Arlington. 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 Arlington, Massachusetts 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 Arlington 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 Abuse Rehabilitation Facilities in the area. At an Alcohol Addiction 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 Abuse Rehab Facility in Arlington, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Arlington, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcoholism Rehabilitation Centers, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehab Facilities, Short-term Alcoholism Treatment Programs, Inpatient Alcoholism Rehabilitation 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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  • Chronic heavy drinkers will often have dilated veins in the esophagus, signs of liver disease, and brain damage; another common symptom of constant excessive drinking is a loss of cognitive function.
  • According to some of the latest government research on current trends in regard to alcohol use, the average female college student spends up to $150.00 a year on alcohol, and the average male was reported to spend up to $300.00 dollars per year on alcohol.
  • "Heavy episodic drinking" generally refers to occasions where consuming high amounts of alcohol leads to intoxication; this type of drinking is often measured by an individual having a certain number of drinks on one occasion.
  • Studies have found that greater densities of stores selling alcohol are found in segregated minority neighborhoods.
  • AA Meetings in Arlington, MA.
  • 5th Chapter
    St. Camillus
    1175 Concord Turnpike
    Arlington, Massachusetts 2476

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:30 PM
  • How It Works 12&12
    Church Of The Savior
    21 Marathon St
    Arlington, Massachusetts 2474

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 5:00 PM
  • Just For Today
    St. Camillus
    1175 Concord Turnpike
    Arlington, Massachusetts 2476

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 6:00 AM
    Tuesday, 7:00 AM
    Monday, 7:00 AM
    Friday, 7:00 AM
    Thursday, 7:00 AM
    Wednesday, 7:00 AM
    Sunday, 6:00 AM
  • Right Turn Bbss
    Right Turn Group
    Broadway
    Arlington, Massachusetts 2474

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 12:00 PM
  • St. Pauls Luth.
    929 Concord Tumpike
    Arlington, Massachusetts 2476

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:30 PM
  • Arlington, MA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Calvary Methodist Church 1st floor parlor
    300 Massachusetts Ave.
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02476

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Thu., 10:00 AM

  • St. John's Episcopal Church Enter from Lombard Rd glass door at back of bldg.
    74 Pleasant St.
    Arlington, Massachusetts 02173

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