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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Charlestown, 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 Charlestown. 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 Charlestown, 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 Charlestown 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 Programs 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 Charlestown, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Charlestown, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcohol Rehabs, Outpatient Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Treatment Programs, Inpatient Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Facilities, 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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  • Fetal alcohol exposure may increase the risk for later alcohol, tobacco, and drug dependence in adults.
  • A recent study reported that 8.5% of adults in the United States met the criteria for an alcohol use disorder; whereas 2% met the criteria for a drug use disorder and 1.1% met the criteria for both.
  • Neurological dangers from drinking alcohol include impaired vision and impaired motor coordination, memory defects, hallucinations, blackouts, and seizures.
  • There is a growing body of reputable research which suggests that motivational-enhancement interventions may be effective for reducing alcohol use and negative consequences in the context of prevention for college students; these intervention tools are nonjudgmental and not confrontational, and have the goal of enhancing student's intrinsic motivation to change behavior by educating them about the effects of alcohol abuse.
  • AA Meetings in Charlestown, MA.
  • Daat
    St. Catherine's Rec. Base.
    Bunker Hill St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 12:00 PM
    Tuesday, 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
    Thursday, 12:00 PM
    Friday, 12:00 PM
  • Grp. Of Drunks
    St. Catherine's Rec. Base.
    Bunker Hill St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:00 PM
  • Here & Now
    Ymca, Navy Yard
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:15 PM
    Monday, 7:15 PM
  • Reflections
    St. Cat's Rec. Base.
    49 Vine St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 12:00 PM
    Sunday, 12:00 PM
  • St. Johns
    Devons & Old Rutherford
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • Step
    St. John's
    Devons & Old Rutherford Ave.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 8:00 PM
  • Sunday
    St. Catherine's Rec. Base.
    Bunker Hill St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:00 PM
  • Willingness
    Mgh Hth. Ctr.
    73 High St., 2nd Fl. Conf.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 10:00 AM
  • Women Of Hope
    St. Catherine's Rec. Base.
    Bunker Hill St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:00 PM
  • Young People
    St. John's
    27 Devens St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 2129

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:00 PM
  • Charlestown, MA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Mary Colbert Apts. 2nd Door Left Side Bldg.
    20 Devens St Off Harvard St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129

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

  • Mishwaum Housing
    336 Main St.
    Charlestown, Massachusetts 02129

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

For more information, visit www.drug-rehabs.org.