When an individual in Belfast, Maine has an alcoholism problem they will continue to drink regardless of the negative consequences that are related to their alcohol addiction. Eventually, the individual from Belfast, Maine will develop an increased tolerance to the effect of alcohol and they will have to increase the amount of the alcohol that they drink in order to get high; thus begins the vicious downward cycle of alcoholism.

There are several causes for alcoholism and no one in Belfast that starts drinking ever does so with the goal of developing an alcohol addiction. People in Belfast who start drinking heavily at an early age are reported to have an increased tendency towards alcoholism. When an individual from Belfast, ME. experiences a lack of family support or if they are unemployed, it can increase their risk of alcoholism; an alcohol addiction can escalate rapidly when the person that is drinking becomes isolated.

Because of the effect that alcohol has on our minds, bodies and emotions, it is considered a drug; one of the main reasons that it is so important to get help for alcoholism is that more people in Belfast have been known to die from an alcohol addiction as compared to those who are addicted to drugs.

Getting treatment for an individual in Belfast, Maine that has an alcohol addiction can be a life saving measure, as many people in the U.S. die every year of health problems that are directly related to alcoholism. A quality Belfast Alcohol Abuse Treatment Center can help a person with an alcoholism problem to become sober and remain that way.

The first step in alcohol addiction treatment is the alcohol detox; this process is the abrupt cessation of alcohol intake and is an important step that is needed for the individual that is struggling with alcoholism to be successfully rehabilitated. Because of the uncomfortable withdrawal symptoms that are related to the detox process, it is highly advisable that an individual from Belfast, Maine be overseen in a professional Alcohol Addiction Rehab Center.

An individual from Belfast that has an alcohol addiction has the choice of many different treatment options including residential alcohol rehab, therapeutic communities, adolescent alcohol treatment programs, partial hospitalization rehab treatment programs, outpatient rehab treatment programs and inpatient alcohol addiction rehab treatment.

An alcoholic in Belfast may use defense mechanisms in order to protect him or herself from the painful truth about their alcoholism problem; no one likes to believe that they are sick, so it is common for them to minimize, rationalize and deny that they have an alcohol addiction. We are here to help you to deal with this type of a situation, and to assist you in finding the quality Alcohol Abuse Treatment Facility that you or your loved one in Belfast is in need of. Pick up the phone right now in order to speak to one of our caring counselors today.

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  • Facts
  • Alcohol abuse has been determined to be the primary factor in at least one third of all drowning incidents throughout the United States each year.
  • Adolescents who consume alcohol are three times more likely to report having gotten into a physical fight than non-drinkers.
  • Mixing alcohol with certain medications can cause nausea and vomiting, headaches, drowsiness, fainting, or loss of coordination.
  • The market for medications to treat alcoholism is estimated to be over 18 million people according to estimates by the pharmaceutical company that manufactures these medications; the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)indicates that there are approximately 11 million people in the U.S. that are alcohol dependent.
  • AA Meetings in Belfast, ME.
  • Attitude Adjustment
    St. Margaret's Parish
    95 Court St
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:00 AM
    Saturday, 7:00 AM
    Monday, 7:00 AM
    Tuesday, 7:00 AM
    Friday, 7:00 AM
    Thursday, 7:00 AM
  • Happy Hour Group
    St. Margaret's Parish
    95 Court St
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 6:00 PM
  • Off The Wall Group
    First Baptist Church
    95 High Street
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 8:00 PM
  • Off The Wall Group Grapevine Meeting
    First Baptist Church
    95 High Street
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 6:00 PM
  • Saturday Noon Beginners Group
    Unitarian Universalist Church
    37 Miller Street
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 12:00 PM
  • There Is A Solution
    St. Margaret's Parish
    95 Court St
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 6:00 PM
  • Wed Noon Step Mtg
    St. Margaret's Parish
    95 Court St
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
  • Womens Discussion
    First Baptist Church
    95 High Street
    Belfast, Maine 4915

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:00 AM
  • Belfast, ME. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • 1st Baptist Church
    95 High Street
    Belfast, Maine

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Thu., 7:00 PM

  • First Baptist Church
    95 High Street
    Belfast, Maine

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

  • St. Margaret's
    Lighthouse(new Addition) 100 Court Street
    Belfast, Maine

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Sat., 10:00 AM