Cave Creek has severalAA meetings, and there are additional ones in the surrounding cities each week.
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Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meetings in Cave Creek, Arizona
There is help available in Cave Creek, Arizona for people who have an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder can be commonly known as being an alcoholic, or alcohol abuse. Alcohol use disorder can be defined as an inability to control or stop drinking alcohol even after having social, health, or work problems from drinking. Peer support groups can help people who want to quit drinking, and people who have a loved one that has a drinking problem.
What is Alcoholics Anonymous?
Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) is an international fellowship of people that have or had an alcohol abuse problem. This is a peer group, there are no medical professional leaders. Alcoholics Anonymous does not provide detox or medical treatment. There are several Alcoholics Anonymous meetings each week in Cave Creek, Arizona.
Alcoholics Anonymous is the original 12-step program. The 12 steps are a plan to follow to build a strong foundation for recovery. The original 12 step process is strongly spiritual, but people who are not religious have also had success using this program. People who attend Alcoholics Anonymous meetings share their stories and support others in the group.
What is Al-Anon?
Al-Anon is a mutual support group for people who have been affected by another person’s alcohol problem. Members attend meetings and share their experiences and coping strategies with each other. This support can be extremely important for people whose loved ones will not seek treatment for their alcohol problem. There are a few weekly meetings in or near Cave Creek.
Is There an Alcohol Problem in Cave Creek, Arizona?
A national survey taken in 2019 found that 14.1 million adults over the age of 18 had alcohol use disorder. Some of those people likely live in Cave Creek, Arizona. Cave Creek is part of Maricopa County, the most populated county in Arizona.
The Coordinated Community Health Needs Assessment For Maricopa County is based on a survey asking health-related questions to people in Maricopa county. Of the adults participating in the survey, 16.1% said that they were binge drinking at least once in 2017. Binge drinking is five or more alcoholic drinks for men, four or more for women, leading to a blood alcohol content of .08% or higher.
The Arizona Department of Health Services listed 30,204 emergency room visits because of alcohol in the state of Arizona in 2018. Almost half of those emergency room visits, 14,949, happened in Maricopa county. There were 24,931 people admitted to the hospital at least overnight in Maricopa county the same year because of alcohol.
Get More Information About Recovery Meetings in Cave Creek, Arizona
There may be a lot of people in Cave Creek looking for help to beat an alcohol addiction. SpringBoard Recovery wants to help everyone in need of support. Support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-anon can make a difference. Contact us today.