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

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Newton, Massachusetts. There are Long-term Alcoholism Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Short-term Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction Treatment 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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  • One "beverage unit" (BU) of beer, wine or spirits is broken down in the liver per hour, which then in turn, lowers an individual's blood-alcohol concentration level.
  • Alcoholism is also often referred to as "alcohol dependence"; both are conditions that include alcohol cravings and continued drinking despite repeated problems related to this behavior, such as losing a job, domestic problems, or getting into trouble with the law.
  • A small percentage don't reduce their drinking at all during pregnancy, suggesting they are dependent on alcohol and that intense intervention and treatment may be necessary in order to reduce the harm to their babies.
  • Heavy drinking can cause liver cirrhosis, immune system problems, and brain damage; it also increases the risk for certain cancers such as liver, esophagus and the throat.
  • AA Meetings in Newton, MA.
  • 440
    American Legion
    295 California St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 2458

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 9:30 AM
  • Bb Workshop
    Of Newton, 2nd Fl., Chestnut St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 2466

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:00 PM
  • New Freedom
    Our Lady Of Christian Help
    575 Wash. St., Base.
    Newton, Massachusetts 2458

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 7:00 PM
  • Serenity
    Carroll Ctr.
    770 Centre St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 2458

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • United Par./auburndale
    Grove +woodland
    Newton, Massachusetts 2466

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

  • Grace Episcopal Church Hall
    76 Eldredge St. At Church St. Newton Corner
    Newton, Massachusetts 02158

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

  • Newton Wellesley Hospital 2nd Flr. Bowles Conf. Rm. #3
    2014 Washington St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 02462

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

  • Newton Wellesley Hospital Bowles Room #6
    2014 Washington St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 02462

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

  • Newton Wellesley Hospital Bowles Room 6
    2014 Washington St.
    Newton, Massachusetts 02462

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

  • Unitarian First Church Classroom B in basement
    1326 Washington St. West Newton (opp. Police Sta.)
    Newton, Massachusetts 02165

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