At Alcohol Addiction Center, our mission is to provide information and resources for anyone struggling with an alcohol problem, either through a friend or family member, or with a problem of their own. We are not a facility. Each situation is unique, and we strive to educate and inform people about alcoholism, or known by its clinical name, alcohol use disorder.View More
Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the United States
15.1 million adults ages 18 and older had AUD in 2015. This disorder occurs more in men, with 9.8 million men experiencing AUD compared to 5.3 million women.
Young adults, ages 12-17, can have AUD too. According to the 2015 NSDUH, an estimated 623,000 adolescents had Alcohol Use Disorder. Of these groups, about five percent of those afflicted sought treatment. Locate a rehab treatment facility near you.
Alcoholism Signs and Symptoms
Learn the warning signs and symptoms of alcohol use disorder (AUD) including withdrawal symptoms and advice on where to get help.Read More
About Inpatient Treatment
An immersive treatment experience, inpatient treatment is a residential program where patients live onsite and receive treatment in a safe and controlled setting.Read More
Outpatient Treatment Explained
As an extension to an inpatient program or as a standalone treatment, outpatient programs allow you to live at home and work while getting treated.Read More
Alcoholic beverages are present in nearly every grocery store, restaurant, home, and ballpark in the nation. We use it to celebrate, relax, and socialize. Aside from the decade of Prohibition in the last century, alcohol has been a legal and welcome addition to parties, games and even events with children. However, there are very dark sides to alcohol, including addiction.
Fermenting yeast, sugar, and starch forms Ethyl Alcohol, the key ingredient in any alcoholic beverage. Its primary forms of delivery are as beer, wine, or liquor, each of which has varying percentages of alcohol. Liquor is generally the most potent class of alcoholic beverage.
When alcohol consumption turns into a problem and then into an outright disease, professionals recommend a consultation with an addiction specialist.
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Binge Drinking and Teens
Underage drinking is the most common form of substance abuse among today's teens and it raises many serious risks to both health and safety. The transition into puberty is well known as a time of risk takingRead More
Here’s Why You Blackout When You Drink
If you've ever had a blackout when drinking you're not alone: according to a study by the journal Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research, a full 90 percent of teens have experiencedRead More
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