When a person from Fort Kent, Maine is in the throes of an alcohol addiction, they will continue to consume alcohol regardless of the negative consequences. In time they will develop an increased tolerance to the effect of the liquor; it is at this point, that the individual from Fort Kent, Maine will have to drink more in order to get the same buzz; thus taking the insidious plunge into the dreadful world of alcoholism.

There are many different causes of alcoholism; one thing is for certain and that is that no one in Fort Kent starts drinking with the goal of becoming an alcoholic. People in Fort Kent who start to consume alcohol at an early age are reported to have a much higher tendency of developing an alcoholism problem.

Alcohol will have damaging effects on an individual from Fort Kent; their minds, bodies and emotions will be affected, because it is a drug; one of the main reasons that it is so important to get help for an alcohol addiction as soon as possible is because more people die from alcoholism than from all of other forms of drugs combined.

Getting treatment for an individual in Fort Kent, ME. with an alcohol addiction can be a life saving measure, as many people in the U.S. die every single day of health related problems that are directly linked to alcoholism. A Fort Kent, ME. Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Program can help a person that is suffering from alcoholism to become sober and remain that way. An individual in Fort Kent with an alcoholism problem may initially use defense mechanisms in order to protect him or herself from this painful truth; no one likes to believe that they have a problem, so it is common for an alcoholic to deny and to minimize their alcohol addiction.

Alcohol detoxification is the first step at any type of Alcohol Abuse Rehab Program; this process requires the abrupt cessation of alcohol and is a mandatory step that is necessary in treatment in order for the individual from Fort Kent with an alcoholism problem to be successfully rehabilitated. Because of the uncomfortable and sometimes dangerous withdrawal symptoms that are related to this process, an individual from Fort Kent should always complete this component of treatment at a professional Alcoholism Treatment Center.

An individual from Fort Kent that has an alcohol addiction can choose from many different treatment options including outpatient rehab treatment programs and inpatient alcohol addiction rehab treatment, residential alcohol rehab, therapeutic communities, adolescent alcohol treatment programs, and holistic rehab treatment programs.

Call us right now and we will help you or your loved one in Fort Kent, Maine that is struggling with an alcoholism problem. We will guide you every step of the way to reach the goal of finding the best possible Alcohol Addiction Rehab Center for you or your loved one's individual circumstances.

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  • Antabuse (disulfiram) does not work very well for the treatment of alcoholism; this is primarily because alcoholics don't like to take the medication as it makes them sick when they drink.
  • Women, Alcohol & Sexual Assault: Binge drinking is a risk factor for sexual assault, especially among young women in college settings. Each year, about 1 in 20 college women are sexually assaulted. Research suggests that there is an increase in the risk of rape or sexual assault when both the attacker and victim have used alcohol prior to the attack.
  • Many people turn to alcohol as a way to reduce anxiety or depression; research conducted by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) and various other reputable sources has concluded that the consumption of alcohol worsens both of these mental symptoms.
  • Because of alcohol's sedating effect, many people that suffer with insomnia consume alcohol in an attempt to promote sleep; alcohol that is consumed within moments prior to bedtime, may possibly decrease the time that is required to fall asleep for some individuals, but has a stimulating effect on others.
  • AA Meetings in Fort Kent, ME.
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    St Ann's Episcopal Church
    23 Church Street
    Fort Kent, Maine 4743

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 AM
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    Northern Maine Medical Center
    100 W Main Street
    Fort Kent, Maine 4743

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:00 PM
    Wednesday, 7:00 PM
    Friday, 12:00 PM
    Saturday, 7:00 PM
  • Fort Kent, ME. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Public Library (ground level)
    Main Street
    Fort Kent, Maine

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Fri., 6:30 PM

  • Rock's Diner(downstairs)
    Main Street
    Fort Kent, Maine

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 1:00 PM

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