Alcohol addiction and alcoholism is a problem which effects a great deal of people in Festus, MO. Alcohol is the most abused drug in the world. Alcohol consumption is considered to be a part of everyday life in most parts of the world, and using alcohol in excess is becoming all too common and just as acceptable. Alcohol is addictive, and as with any other drug causes the same types of problems and destruction.

When an individual in Festus has to have a drink just to feel better or more sociable, etc. there is a problem with alcohol addiction or alcoholism. If an individual can't have just one or two drinks, and can't control his consumption of alcohol he is not in control.

Alcohol addiction and alcoholism has serious consequences physically and in a person's life in general. Someone addicted to alcohol in Festus, Missouri doesn't make choices which are for the greater good. A person who is addicted to alcohol is not in their right mind as they are under the influence of a drug. So their choices cause destruction to themselves and everything around them. It is important that they seek help or get help somehow, before it is too late.

Treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Festus puts an individual in a position to start making the right choices in a safe and sober environment. With the support and guidance offered in treatment, individuals can become aware of the psychological and emotional issues connected to their addiction to alcohol. They can then begin the process of changing the way they respond to things in their environment so they can overcome life's issues with reasoning, not alcohol.

Someone in Festus, MO. who has developed a physical dependence to alcohol due to long term use will have withdrawal symptoms upon quitting. Withdrawal symptoms can be very painful and uncomfortable, a tough situation to endure alone. Alcohol Detoxification Centers and Alcohol Treatment Programs in Festus will help detox the individual and help get them through withdrawal so that they can successfully avail themselves of further treatment.

There are a number of treatment options in Festus, Missouri for individuals looking to overcome alcohol addiction or alcoholism. There are Long-term Alcohol Abuse Rehabs, Outpatient Alcoholism Rehab Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Rehab Programs, Inpatient AAlcohol Treatment Facilities, support group meetings, alcohol abuse counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

If you're addicted to alcohol in Festus, MO. don't waste another minute. Contact an Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Center in Festus to find out which treatment options are available for you 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.
  • Very heavy drinkers will often have esophageal varices (dilated veins in the esophagus), signs of liver disease, brain damage, which symptoms could include a loss of cognitive function and confusion.
  • A study that was conducted by the Harvard School of Public health during 2002 reported that college aged women who drink alcohol are 50% more likely to have unplanned sex or to be the victim of a sexual assault.
  • Family, twin, and adoption studies have implicated the hereditary nature of alcohol dependence; the most current findings are showing that neurotransmitter receptors in the brain for serotonin and other chemicals such as GMOA are somehow involved in a tendency towards alcoholism.
  • AA Meetings in Festus, MO.
  • Comtrea Center
    110 N Mill St
    Festus, Missouri 63028

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:30 PM
    Wednesday, 5:00 PM
  • First Presbyterian Church
    207 N Mill St
    Festus, Missouri 63028

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 12:30 PM
    Tuesday, 12:30 PM
    Wednesday, 12:30 PM
    Thursday, 12:30 PM
    Friday, 12:30 PM
    Saturday, 7:30 PM
  • First Presbyterian Church 2
    First Presbyterian Church
    207 N Mill St
    Festus, Missouri 63028

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 10:00 AM
  • Our Ladys Church- Festus
    1550 St Mary's Lane
    Festus, Missouri 63028

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:30 PM
  • Festus, MO. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • First United Methodist Church of Festus/Crystal City
    Women'S Pathway To Recovery
    113 Grand Avenue
    Festus, Missouri

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sat., 9:30 AM

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