A report from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration) shows that alcohol addiction in MA has seen rising trends with about 103,000 of adolescents using alcohol in recent months. This number amounts to 20.2% of the adolescent population in Massachusetts. Among these, it has also been reported that 13.1% of the adolescents amounting to 67,000 were involved in binge drinking. Binge drinking is described as taking more than 5 drinks during a single event at least once in a month. The trends noted between men and women in Massachusetts for binge drinking was almost similar. 17.6% males and 22.9 % females were currently recorded as abusing alcohol. The data was derived from national surveys conducted by SAMSHA. Alcohol addiction carries with it several serious problems. It can increase cancers and cause damage to other organs of the body, such as the liver and the brain.
If you are looking for help for yourself or for someone you know in MA, then you should seriously considering browsing through our directory to find one of the nearest rehabilitation center, that can help you or your near and dear ones free from the addition. We can help you get to the heart of the addiction and root it out successfully with a list of renowned centers all over the state.
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