How alcohol addiction strikes
Alcohol addiction can happen to anyone. While not everyone who drinks will become an alcoholic, heavy drinking over a long period of time makes it more likely that a problem will develop. There are many other factors, including genetics and underlying mental disorders, that can contribute to alcoholism. Millions of Americans struggle with an alcohol use disorder of some kind — from binge drinking to addiction.
- Stable, Alcohol-Free Environment
- 24/7 Care and Support
- Variety of Therapy Options
- Opportunity to Stay Sober for Months
- Access to Friends and Family
- Freedom to Keep a Job Outside of Treatment
- Sense of Independence and Normalcy
- Less Expensive Than Inpatient Rehab
- Professional Medical Supervision
- Safety during Withdrawal
- Total Absence of Alcohol
- First Step to Sobriety
Alcohol and Mental Health
Approximately 7.9 million Americans classify as dual-diagnosis (with any substance and any disorder). Among this population, alcohol is by far the most commonly abused substance, much like in the population as a whole.