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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Lake Charles, 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 Lake Charles. 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 Lake Charles, 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 Lake Charles 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 Rehab Programs 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 Lake Charles, LA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Lake Charles, Louisiana. There are Long-term Alcohol Treatment Centers, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Rehabilitation Facilities, Inpatient Alcoholism 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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  • A fact of alcoholism is that alcohol affects other systems in the body. Gastrointestinal tract irritation can happen with erosion of the esophagus and stomach linings, causing nausea, vomiting, even bleeding.
  • The type of treatment one receives for their alcohol dependence problems depends on the severity of their alcohol problem and the resources that are available in their community. Treatment may include detoxification (the process of safely getting alcohol out of your system); taking doctor-prescribed medications, such as disulfiram (Antabuse∆) or naltrexone (ReVia), to help prevent a return (or relapse) to drinking once drinking has stopped; and individual and/or group counseling.
  • A recent study by the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) has indicated that over 32% of high school seniors reported not being aware that alcohol can produce death via overdose.
  • Young married women show the greatest decreases in alcohol consumption, and married men, compared with men in all other categories of living arrangements have the fewest increases.
  • Lake Charles, LA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Oak Park United Methodist Church
    1800 Orchid St.
    Lake Charles , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 10:30 AM
    Fri., 10:30 AM

  • Sale Street Baptist Church
    1611 W. Sale Road (in Rear Of Building)
    Lake Charles , Louisiana

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

  • University United Methodist Church
    3501 Patrick St.
    Lake Charles , Louisiana

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 6:00 PM
    Mon., 6:00 PM
    Wed., 6:00 PM
    Fri., 6:00 PM
    Sat., 12:30 PM