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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Lafayette, LA. 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 Lafayette. 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 Lafayette, Louisiana 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 Lafayette 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 Rehab Facilities in the area. At an Alcoholism Treatment Center 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 Lafayette, LA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Lafayette, Louisiana. There are Long-term Alcohol Addiction Rehab Facilities, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehab Centers, Short-term Alcohol Treatment Programs, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Programs, 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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  • If a person suspects that an individual may have alcohol poisoning, they should know the danger signals and be aware that a person who has passed out could possibly die
  • 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.
  • A 2011 World Health Organization (WHO) report profiled 193 countries on alcohol controls; WHO has concluded that alcohol approximately kill over two and a half million people a year.
  • A nationwide survey of 747 college presidents reported that nearly all colleges had implemented some form of alcohol education, targeting high-risk populations such as first-year students, sorority/fraternity members, and athletes.
  • AA Meetings in Lafayette, LA.
  • Aa Meeting
    St Joseph's Church
    830 S. Lafayette
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70506

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 PM
  • Freedom's Choice
    Behind Domino's
    1119c Johnston St.
    Lafayette, Louisiana 70501

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 8:00 PM
    Wednesday, 8:00 PM
  • Lafayette, LA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Asbury Methodist Church
    Serenity Al-Anon
    101 Live Oak
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 7:00 PM
    Mon., 7:00 PM
    Fri., 10:00 AM

  • Grace Presbyterian Church
    518 Roselawn Blvd
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Thu., 7:00 PM
    Fri., 1:30 PM

  • Holy Cross Catholic Church
    505 Broadmoor Blvd
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Wed., 10:00 AM

  • Riverside Church of Christ
    Serenity Seekers
    111 Camelia Blvd.
    Lafayette , Louisiana

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

  • St. Barnabas Church
    400 Camelia Blvd.
    Lafayette , Louisiana

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

  • St. Patrick Church
    406 E. Pinhook Rd
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Tue., 10:00 AM

  • St. Patrick Church Hall
    406 E. Pinhook Rd
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Thu., 10:30 AM

  • Univ. Medical Center Voorhies Auditorium
    2390 West Congress
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sun., 6:00 PM

  • University Medical Center Conference Room 1
    2390 Congress St.
    Lafayette , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Fri., 6:00 PM
    Sat., 10:00 AM