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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Union, MO. 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 Union. 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 Union, Missouri 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 Union 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 Abuse Rehabilitation Programs in the area. At an Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facility 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 Abuse Rehab Facility in Union, MO.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Union, Missouri. There are Long-term Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facilities, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabs, Inpatient Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs, 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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  • Studies show that adolescent and young adult drinkers are particularly likely to drink alcohol heavily with the intention of getting drunk'often every time they drink.
  • Every 22 minutes someone dies in an alcohol-related motor vehicle accident.
  • Alcohol use slows signal transmission in the brain, contributing to some of the effects associated with alcohol intoxication, including sleepiness and sedation.
  • The rate of total health care costs for children of alcoholics is 32% more than children from non-alcoholic families.
  • AA Meetings in Union, MO.
  • Banana Bunch
    115 South Washington
    115 S Washington Ave
    Union, Missouri 63084

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
  • The Meeting Group
    Building
    305 East Springfield Ave.
    Union, Missouri 63084

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM
  • Zion United Church Of Christ
    Springfield And Washington
    Union, Missouri 63084

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
  • Union, MO. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Zion Church
    Together We Can Afg
    Springfield & Washington Sts
    Union, Missouri

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 12:00 PM