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Why Do I Need Alcohol Abuse Counseling?

It is not uncommon for folks entering recovery to ask, “Why do I need alcohol abuse counseling?” Sometimes, people with an alcohol problem will try recovery on their own at first. However, more often than not, this isn’t a very successful way. Unfortunately, drinking is usually a symptom of a deeper issue. Simply not drinking…

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Signs of a Functioning Alcoholic

Having an alcohol abuse problem doesn’t always look like that common portrayal of a person lying on the street homeless, dirty disheveled clothing, and a brown bag in their one hand. Only a small percentage of those addicted to alcohol get to that point. In actuality, a large majority of those who have a problem…

Health Concerns Associated With Alcohol Abuse

Quality of life improves greatly for alcoholics who find their way into recovery. Unfortunately, there is a hidden side of alcohol addiction that you cannot see – internal damage to your body. Excessive alcohol use over time can wreak havoc on your organs, setting you up for cardiovascular disorders, neurological disorders, liver complications, digestive disorders,…