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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Elgin, IL. 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 Elgin. 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 Elgin, Illinois 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 Elgin 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 Rehabilitation Programs in the area. At an Alcohol 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 Addiction Rehab Facility in Elgin, IL.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Elgin, Illinois. There are Long-term Alcoholism Rehab Centers, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehabilitation Programs, Short-term Alcoholism Rehab Centers, Inpatient Alcoholism 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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  • In the USA alone, as many as 12-14 million adults are chronic heavy drinkers who abuse alcohol or are alcoholics.
  • Even after years of abstinence from alcohol consumption, sleep patterns may never return to normal in those with alcoholism.
  • Many experts in the field of alcoholism believe that a hangover is a brief alcohol withdrawal period; this is the reason many people that that take a drink when they are hung over sometimes report immediate relief.
  • According to recent studies, alcohol use by youth and young adults increases the risk of both fatal and nonfatal injuries.
  • AA Meetings in Elgin, IL.
  • Doce Pasos De Elgin
    6 N State St
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 7:30 AM
    Friday, 7:30 AM
    Thursday, 7:30 AM
    Wednesday, 7:30 AM
    Tuesday, 7:30 AM
    Monday, 7:30 AM
  • Doce Pasos De Elgin 2
    6 N State St
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
  • Doce Pasos De Elgin 3
    6 N State St
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 10:30 AM
  • Doce Pasos De Elgin 4
    6 N State St
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 6:30 AM
  • Friday Am Eyeopener
    Sherman Hospital
    1425 N Randall Rd
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 7:30 AM
  • Mi 'ltimo Refugio
    356 Dundee Ave
    Elgin, Illinois 60120

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 7:00 AM
    Thursday, 7:00 AM
    Tuesday, 7:00 AM
  • Sunday Nite Library Gp
    St Joseph's Hosp
    77 N Airlite St
    Elgin, Illinois 60123

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:00 AM
  • The Second Shifters
    Holy Trinity Ch
    Elgin, Illinois 60120

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 12:00 PM
  • Elgin, IL. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Alcoholicos Anonimos En Espanol
    Valor Para Cambiar AFG
    356 Dundee Avenue
    Elgin, Illinois

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

  • Elgin Alano Club
    Renewed Hope
    6 Douglas Avenue
    Elgin, Illinois

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sat., 9:30 AM

  • Sherman Hospital
    Sunday Morning Miracle AFG
    1425 N Randall Rd
    Elgin, Illinois

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

  • St Joseph Hospital
    Serenity Plus AFG
    77 N Airlite Street
    Elgin, Illinois

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

  • West Ridge Community Church
    Wednesday Evening Alateen
    3300 Encounter Ln
    Elgin, Illinois

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

  • Zion Lutheran Church
    Positive Feelings AFG
    330 Griswold St
    Elgin, Illinois

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