Alcohol is one of the worst forms of addictions primarily because of the relative ease with which it can be procured. The hold alcohol addiction has on our society is evident from the fact that there are nearly 17.6 million adult alcoholics in the United States. In the state of Maryland alone accidents due to drunken driving has drastically risen over the years. In fact it is said that this addiction is more rampant among the adolescents than in any other age group. About 14.4% adolescent males and 16.9% adolescent females consume alcohol in a month and about 9.6% males and 8.4% females indulge in binge drinking in a month.
A person is said to be addicted to alcohol when he has a strong craving for the same and feels that he cannot get by without a drink. In such a situation, he is also not able to control the amount of alcohol he takes in due to an increased tolerance of his body to this addiction. Withdrawal symptoms like nausea, sweating, anxiety and shakiness are experienced when the person tries to stay away from alcohol. If you know someone with these problems, please do not hesitate to browse through our web directories and find an appropriate clinic for curing this addiction.
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