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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Waukegan, 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 Waukegan. 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 Waukegan, 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 Waukegan 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 Addiction Rehabilitation Facilities 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 Waukegan, IL.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Waukegan, Illinois. There are Long-term Alcohol Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Treatment Facilities, Inpatient Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation 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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  • According to the Center on Marketing and Youth, over three million young adults that are under the age of 25 are alcoholics; several million more are reported to have a serious drinking problem that they cannot manage on their own.
  • A variety of factors influence the absorption process of alcohol, including the presence of food and the type of food that is in the stomach when alcohol is consumed; the actual rate of which the alcohol is absorbed depends largely on how quickly the stomach empties its contents into the intestine.
  • Alcoholics cannot control their drinking habits and will often drink compulsively. Even when an alcoholic attempts to have only one or two drinks, they will typically find it impossible to stop and will wind up drinking much more than they anticipated.
  • Though there are lots of so-called "hangover cures," the only real cure is time. The best thing to do the day after heavy drinking is down lots of water and try to rest if possible.
  • AA Meetings in Waukegan, IL.
  • Alano Club
    Waukegan Alano Club
    2416 Washington Av
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 10:00 AM
  • Alano Club 2
    Waukegan Alano Club
    2416 Washington Av
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 6:00 PM
  • Beginners
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 AM
  • Big Book
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 8:00 AM
    Monday, 8:00 AM
  • Closed
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 6:00 AM
    Wednesday, 6:00 AM
    Tuesday, 6:00 AM
    Thursday, 6:00 AM
    Monday, 6:00 AM
  • Closed 2
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 AM
    Thursday, 8:00 AM
    Wednesday, 8:00 AM
  • Closed 3
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 10:00 AM
    Thursday, 10:00 AM
    Sunday, 10:00 AM
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
  • Closed 4
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:30 PM
  • Closed 5
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 9:30 AM
  • Discussion
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 10:00 AM
    Sunday, 6:00 AM
  • Friday Night
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 6:00 AM
  • Open
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 8:30 AM
  • San Joså'
    404 10th St
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:30 AM
    Thursday, 8:30 AM
    Wednesday, 8:30 AM
    Tuesday, 8:30 AM
    Monday, 8:30 AM
    Saturday, 8:30 AM
  • San Joså' 2
    404 10th St
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM
    Friday, 10:00 AM
  • San Joså' 3
    404 10th St
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 3:00 AM
  • Women
    Waukegan Alano
    Waukegan, Illinois 60085

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:15 AM
  • Waukegan, IL. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Iglesia Apostolica
    Aprendiendo a Vivir
    2001 N Frolic Ave
    Waukegan, Illinois

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

  • Waukegan Alano Club
    Tuesday Night Al-Anon New Beginnings AFG
    2419 Washington St.
    Waukegan, Illinois

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