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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Jamaica Plain, 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 Jamaica Plain. 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 Jamaica Plain, 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 Jamaica Plain 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 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 Jamaica Plain, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcoholism Rehab Programs, Outpatient Alcohol Abuse Rehab Centers, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehab Centers, Inpatient Alcohol Abuse Treatment 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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  • Brain imaging studies have found that after consuming alcohol, even social drinkers find it difficult to tell the difference between threatening and non-threatening social stimulus.
  • When an individual has a blood alcohol level of .2 %, they are considered to be "grossly intoxicated" and will begin to slur their speech and have a difficult time walking.
  • If a person who is not an alcoholic, but has experienced problems staying with their limit, stopping drinking altogether would be the best possible option.
  • Heavy drinkers are at least nine times more likely to get cancer than those who drink in moderation or not at all.
  • AA Meetings in Jamaica Plain, MA.
  • Am Step
    Farnsworth House
    90 South St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 10:00 AM
  • Arborway
    Shattuck Hosp.
    170 Morton St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 7:30 PM
  • Beginners 12 Step
    Shattuck Hosp.
    170 Morton St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:30 PM
  • Beginners Bb
    Shattuck Hosp.
    170 Morton St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 6:30 PM
  • New Hope
    Shattuck Hosp.
    170 Morton St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:30 PM
    Sunday, 7:30 PM
  • Show & Tell
    Shattuck Hosp.
    170 Morton St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:30 PM
  • Speak Freely
    Farnsworth House
    90 South St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:30 PM
  • St. Jos. School
    153 So. Franklin St., Rt. 37
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:30 PM
  • Stick To Step
    St John's
    Revere & Roanoke Sts.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:00 PM
  • Taking Steps
    Farnsworth House
    90 South St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:30 PM
  • We Care
    Faulkner Hosp.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 2130

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 PM
  • Jamaica Plain, MA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Central Congregational Church go down driveway enter left side of bldg toward the back
    85 Seaverns Ave. At Elm St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

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

  • Farnsworth House Library Park At Aggassiz School
    90 South St At Child St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sun., 4:00 PM

  • Faulkner Hospital 2nd Fl Front Entrance Atrium Conference Center Rm 1
    1153 Centre St.
    Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts 02130

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Fri., 8:00 PM