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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Burlington, 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 Burlington. 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 Burlington, 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 Burlington 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 Rehab 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 Burlington, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Burlington, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Outpatient Alcohol Abuse Rehab Centers, Short-term Alcoholism Treatment Facilities, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction Treatment 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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  • There is a greater incidence of alcohol misuse in women with eating disorders, especially bulimia, than in the general population.
  • "Alcopops" is a term used by young adults for sweet tasting alcoholic beverages.
  • Although alcoholism can be treated and long-term sobriety obtained, the recovered person must realize that they do not have the ability to control their alcohol intake after completing treatment. In other words, even if an alcoholic has been sober for a long time and has regained health, he or she remains susceptible to relapse and must continue to avoid all alcoholic beverages. "Cutting down" on drinking doesn't work; cutting out alcohol is necessary for a successful recovery.
  • Regardless of how much alcohol a person consumes, the body can only metabolize a certain amount of alcohol every hour. That amount varies widely among individuals and depends on a range of factors, including liver size and body mass.
  • AA Meetings in Burlington, MA.
  • Monday Nite
    United Ch. Of Christ
    6 Lexington St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 1803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:00 PM
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    New England Rehab
    308 Cambridge St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 1803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 7:30 PM
  • St. Malachys
    99 Bedford St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 1803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 8:00 PM
  • Top Of The Hill
    St. Margaret's Par. Hall
    111 Winn St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 1803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
  • Burlington, MA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Church Of Christ Main Entrance In Rear
    344 Cambridge St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 01803

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

  • St. Margaret's Church
    111 Winn St.
    Burlington, Massachusetts 01803

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