Effects of Alcoholism on Family When people think of alcohol addiction, they may only picture the impact it can have on the lives of those who become addicted and overlook the impact on the family. But the disease affects the family and friends of the addict in ways that you might not imagine. Learning how
WHAT IS ALCOHOL REHAB?
Alcohol rehab programs are available to help people who are struggling because of alcoholism or alcohol use disorder. It offers various types of therapy and treatment to provide them with the help they need to be successful long-term. Recovering from alcohol addiction can be extremely difficult, not to…
In 2019, nearly 15 million people ages 12 and older in the United States had an Alcohol Use Disorder, yet only about 7.2% of these people received treatment in that year*. An estimated 95,000 people die from alcohol-related causes annually, making alcohol the third-leading preventable cause of death in the United States.
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ALCOHOL ADDICTION SUPPORT GROUPS IN ARIZONA
<p>Alcoholics Anonymous came along about 20 years after AA began. They also rely upon the 12-Steps of Recovery, but with some variations. They are also free to attend.</p>
<p>SMART Recovery is not 12-Step based, and theirs is a more scientific approach to addiction recovery. They promote peer support and education. Their meetings are free to attend.</p>
<p>Al-Anon is an organization that offers free support group meetings to the families of addicts and alcoholics. They typically meet on a weekly basis.</p>
<p>Alateen is a part of Al-Anon, and the support groups they offer are only for teens and young people with addicted loved ones. They are a great opportunity for teenagers to get support from a group of their peers who understand what they are going through.</p>