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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Melrose, 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 Melrose. 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 Melrose, 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 Melrose 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 Rehabs 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 Melrose, MA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Melrose, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Programs, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Centers, 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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  • In a study of teens, binge drinkers showed abnormal functioning in the hippocampus, a key area for memory formation. These teens did more poorly on learning verbal material than their non-drinking counterparts.
  • Children that consume alcohol before the age of 15 are four times more likely to develop alcoholism compared to those who drink after the age of 21.
  • Binge drinking is defined as the consumption of 5 or more drinks containing alcohol on 1 occasion.
  • Men consistently have higher rates of alcohol-related deaths and hospitalizations than women.
  • AA Meetings in Melrose, MA.
  • By The Book
    United Meth.
    645 Main St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:30 PM
  • First Congregational Church
    121 W. Foster St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 PM
  • Happy Hour Group
    Trinity Episcopal Church
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 5:30 PM
  • Mid Morn. Drop In
    First Baptist Church
    Main & Upham Sts.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
    Friday, 10:00 AM
  • Midmorn. Drop In
    First Baptist Church
    Main & Upham Sts.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 10:00 AM
  • Pass It On
    First Baptist Church
    Main & Upham
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • Primary Purpose
    First Baptist Church
    Corner Of Upham & Main St., Melrose
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:30 PM
  • Stepsisters
    St. Mary's Convent
    Herbert St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:30 PM
  • Sunday
    Unitarian Universalist Church
    70 W. Emerson
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:00 PM
  • Talk Of The Town
    First Congregational Church
    121 W. Foster St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 3:00 PM
  • Wrought Iron
    Trinity Church
    131 W. Emerson St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:00 PM
  • Young People
    Trinity Church
    31 W. Emerson St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 2176

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

  • 1st Congregational Church
    121 West Foster St Enter From Parking Lot
    Melrose, Massachusetts 02176

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Fri., 12:00 PM
    Wed., 12:00 PM
    Thu., 12:00 PM

  • 1st Congregational Church Enter From Parking Lot
    121 W. Foster Street
    Melrose, Massachusetts 02109

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 12:00 PM
    Tue., 12:00 PM
    Sun., 7:00 PM

  • 1st Congregational Church Enter From Parking Lot Book Study Paths to Recovery
    121 West Foster St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 02176

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sun., 1:00 PM

  • Incarnation Church
    429 Upham St.
    Melrose, Massachusetts 02176

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Tue., 7:30 PM