Alcohol Dependence

Learn a little about alcohol dependence and you may have a better understanding of why an addict acts the way they do. If you think that you or a loved one suffers from alcohol dependency, you have to realize how important it is that you seek professional help. The placement counselors are available to help anyone worried about alcoholism, whether it’s the addict themselves or their loved ones. Call us today at 855-473-4227 or complete our online form today—a better future awaits!

What Makes Someone Alcohol Dependent

Alcohol causes an unnatural chemical reaction in the human body. In people who do not have an alcohol abuse problem, drinking causes a short feeling of euphoria and a numbness of pain. However people act when drunk, whether they seem happy, sad or angry, they do actually “feel good” temporarily.

The alcohol dependant gets addicted to that “feeling good” side effect of alcohol. However, the harder they chase it, the more difficult the feeling is to obtain. An alcohol dependent has to drink more alcohol more often to get even a fraction of that feeling—and between drinks, they feel worse than ever. Meanwhile, all of that alcohol is ruining the addict’s emotional and physical wellbeing. Quitting on one’s own is nearly impossible when the addict is overwhelmed by chemical cravings. Reach out to placement counselors at 855-473-4227 so you or your loved one doesn’t have to be alone in the process.

Identifying Alcohol Dependancy

There are a few telling signs of alcohol dependance, but do keep in mind that no two alcoholics are exactly alike. One of the most common signs of alcohol dependancy is hiding alcohol abuse from others. If you or your loved one try to drink where people won’t notice, if you or they move from one bar to another in a short period or if you or they switch alcohol stores, this could point to hiding alcohol abuse. While everyone is a bit different as far as alcohol tolerance goes, on average someone who is dependent upon alcohol drinks more than one or two drinks per day.

There are more physical signs, too. A flushed face, trembling, nausea and frequent hangovers are a few physical symptoms of addiction. Alcohol addiction and alcohol withdrawal can also lead to dangerous side effects such as seizures. It’s extremely important that you get anyone with obvious physical symptoms of alcohol abuse into help quickly. Call 855-473-4227 to start the placement process.

Getting Over Alcohol Dependance

The first step to overcoming alcohol dependency once and for all is simply reaching out for help. The trained placement counselors help people like you or your loved one every day—addicts trapped in the chemical nature of addiction who just need a guiding hand. Let us talk with you about the problem and help you find a good program for you or your loved one. As a non-profit organization, we aim to get addicts into treatment that works as quickly as possible.

If you suspect alcohol dependence, call at 855-473-4227. Don’t forget that you can also fill out our online form and have a counselor call you directly.

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