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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Fitchburg, 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 Fitchburg. 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 Fitchburg, 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 Fitchburg 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 Alcoholism Treatment Centers 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 Fitchburg, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Fitchburg, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcohol Abuse Rehab Facilities, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehabilitation Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehab 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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  • An individual who reaches for alcohol every day as a way to relax or as a way to self medicate or to relieve stress is at risk for developing an alcohol addiction; an example of this is the individual who has a drink every time they have an argument with their spouse or boss.
  • In Britain, over 25,000 people lose their driving license each year for still being under the influence of alcohol the morning after a night's drinking.
  • Twin and adoption studies performed over the past two decades clearly indicate a genetic susceptibility for alcoholism in families; alcohol dependence is not a genetic disease (which suggests destiny); rather, the tendency to become alcoholic is what may be inherited.
  • Substance abuse treatment is less expensive than the alternatives, such as incarceration.
  • AA Meetings in Fitchburg, MA.
  • Christ Church
    569 Main St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • First There Is Hope
    Immaculate Conception Church
    59 Walnut St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:00 PM
  • Friendship
    7th Day Advent Ch., 205 Summer St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:00 PM
  • Keep It Simple
    Faith Lutheran
    820 Main St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 12:00 PM
    Monday, 12:00 PM
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
    Thursday, 12:00 PM
    Friday, 12:00 PM
  • Newman Group
    Emanuel Lutheran Ch.
    1200 Fitch Hwy
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:00 PM
  • Sun. A.m.
    Notre Dame Hi
    151 South St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 1420

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 10:15 AM
  • Fitchburg, MA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Emanuel Lutheran Church
    1200 John Fitch Highway
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

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

  • Highland Baptist Church Parking in rear Enter through front door
    27 Cedar Street
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

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

  • St. Camillus Church
    333 Mechanic St.
    Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

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

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