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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Olney, 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 Olney. 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 Olney, 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 Olney 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 Treatment 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 Olney, IL.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Olney, Illinois. There are Long-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment Programs, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Inpatient Alcoholism Treatment 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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  • Women who drink alcohol are more susceptible to alcohol-related heart disease, even though women drink less alcohol over a lifetime than men.
  • Drinking alcohol can affect an individual's self control, because it depresses your central nervous system and lowers inhibitions and impairs judgment; drinking can lead to risky behaviors, such as drunk driving and having unprotected sex.
  • Approximately one in four children is part of a family experiencing alcoholism, addiction, or alcohol abuse.
  • A common cause of fire among intoxicated people is falling asleep or passing out before extinguishing a cigarette.
  • Olney, IL. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Richland Memorial Hospital Main Conference Room
    Richland County Al-Anon
    800 E Locust Street
    Olney, Illinois

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