Do I Have a Problem With Alcohol?

Do I Have a Problem With Alcohol?
Alcoholism May 18, 2015
Author: Ilana Jael

Alcoholism is a serious and life-threatening disease that affects over 20 million Americans on an annual basis, and is currently the leading cause of death nationwide, surpassing motor vehicle accidents and chronic disease for the first time in recorded history. Of course, not everyone that drinks on a regular basis is an alcoholic. It can sometimes be difficult to tell whether or not your drinking has shifted from fun and social to potentially having a problem with alcohol. If you believe you may be beginning to transition into the danger zone as far as your alcohol consumption goes, take a look at these warning signs and determine for yourself if further consultation is necessary.

How Can I Tell If I Have a Problem With Alcohol?

If you believe you may be struggling with the beginning stages of alcoholism, try asking yourself the following questions:

These are all the basics, the questions that you will stumble across on any run-of-the-mill “are you an alcoholic” test. And for good reason – if you answer ‘yes’ to any, most, or all of these questions you are likely battling some degree of substance dependency. However, there are several additional questions that you should be asking yourself in order to truly determine whether or not you are a problem drinker, heading towards a dark and devastating career of unrelenting alcoholism.

Questions You Should Be Asking Yourself

If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the eleven questions above, you may have a serious problem with alcohol. If you believe you may be struggling and are interested in what steps to take, please contact one of our trained representatives for a comprehensive list of treatment options.

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