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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Waterville, ME. 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 Waterville. 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 Waterville, Maine 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 Waterville 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 Treatment Centers in the area. At an Alcohol Abuse Treatment Center 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 Addiction Rehab Center in Waterville, ME.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Waterville, Maine. There are Long-term Alcohol Rehab Programs, Outpatient Alcohol Addiction Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Treatment Programs, Inpatient Alcoholism Treatment Facilities, 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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  • Is it safe to drink alcohol and drive? No. Alcohol use slows reaction time and impairs judgment and coordination, which are all skills needed to drive a car safely. The more alcohol consumed, the greater the impairment.
  • Members of fraternities and sororities are inclined to drink more alcohol than students who do not participate in the Greek system.
  • Students who attend college in states with more alcohol control policies are less likely to engage in binge drinking.
  • Many experts in the field of alcoholism believe that a hangover is a brief alcohol withdrawal period; this is the reason many people that that take a drink when they are hung over sometimes report immediate relief.
  • AA Meetings in Waterville, ME.
  • Colgy-seton Beginners Group
    Seton Hospital Adolescent Center
    Chase Avenue
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:00 PM
  • Contrary To Popular Opinion Group
    Congregational Church
    26 Lithgow Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 6:00 PM
  • Do It Sober Group
    United Methodist Church
    61 Pleasant Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:30 AM
  • Do It Sober Group 2
    United Methodist Church
    61 Pleasant Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 6:45 AM
    Wednesday, 6:45 AM
    Tuesday, 6:45 AM
  • Do It Sober Group 3
    United Methodist Church
    61 Pleasant Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 6:45 PM
  • Eye Opener Group
    Blessed Hope Advent Christian Church
    4 Pleasant Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 10:00 AM
  • First Things First Group
    Getchell St. Baptist Church
    Getchell Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 5:00 PM
  • Full And Thankful Heart Group
    St John The Baptist Catholic Church
    Monument Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 5:00 PM
  • It Takes The Group
    St John The Baptist Catholic Church
    Monument Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 5:00 PM
  • Last Change Group
    Seton Hospital Adolescent Center
    Chase Avenue
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 10:00 AM
  • Open Hands Group
    St. Mark's Church
    60 Eustis Parkway
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 10:00 AM
  • Pleasant Hill Group
    Seton Hospital Adolescent Center
    Chase Avenue
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 6:00 PM
  • Pleasent Hill Group
    Thayer Hosp./dean Bldg Rms 374
    00 North St
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 6:00 PM
  • Seton Alumni Friendly Group
    Seton Hospital Adolescent Center
    Chase Avenue
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • Shut Up And Listen Group
    Lutheran Church Of The Resurrection
    36 Cool Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
    Thursday, 8:00 PM
  • Waterville Discussion Group
    St. Josephs Church
    Front Street
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:00 PM
  • Willingness Group
    St. Mark's Church
    60 Eustis Parkway
    Waterville, Maine 4901

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM
    Thursday, 10:00 AM
    Friday, 10:00 AM
  • Waterville, ME. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Inland Hospital
    Library
    Waterville, Maine

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

  • Inland Hospital Ford Grant Conference Room
    Waterville, Maine

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

  • St. Mary's Episcopal Church
    Front Entrance Eustis Parkway
    Waterville, Maine

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