Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Dependence

Anyone who is able to identify the most typical signs of alcohol dependence carries the power to save a lifeΓÇötheir own or the life of someone dear to them. You don’t even have to be an expert to keep on the lookout for potential signs. If you suspect that someone you know or even you yourself are exhibiting alcohol dependence symptoms, give the placement counselors a call at 877-352-6329. Our expert counselors can identify alcohol addiction and match an individual with the type of treatment that will benefit them the most.

Watch for Symptoms of Alcohol Dependence

Admitting that you or someone you love is showing signs and symptoms of alcohol dependence can be a courageous thing. The very first step in getting over addiction is for the addict to admit that they need help. And sometimes an addict needs a little help, so it’s up to a loved one to step up to the plate.

Not every addict exhibits every common sign of alcohol abuse. However, even if you’re not sure, it doesn’t hurt to at least give the placement counselors a call at 877-352-6329. You’d regret it more if you let yourself or your loved one in need of help go untreated than if you’re mistaken and you make a call that no one else has to know about.

Pinpointing Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Dependence

So what’s the difference between someone who enjoys alcohol and someone who’s downright addicted to it? The signs can sometimes be subtle, especially if the addict is in denial or hides some of the symptoms of alcohol dependence from other people. However, if you or a loved one is struggling with alcohol addiction, at least a few of these signs should be recognizable to you:

  • Drinking daily (more than two drinks per day if a man or one drink per day if a woman)
  • Drinking in mass quantities even if not daily
  • Frequently feeling ill
  • Often thinking about drinking
  • Having frequent hangovers
  • Being late for or skipping responsibilities
  • Hiding how much they drink from others by bar hopping or buying from different stores
  • Trembling
  • Flushed skin tone
  • Headaches
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Stomachaches
  • Indigestion
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Fatigue

Signs of Alcohol Dependence: What to Do

The first thing to do if you so much as suspect that you or someone you love is struggling with addiction is get help. The sooner an addict is able to free themselves from addiction, the greater their chances of making a successful recovery. Get in touch with the counselors. Our staff is highly trained to spot signs of alcohol dependence during an interview phone call. If calling about someone else, you don’t even have to let them know just yet. We’d be happy to give you help when it comes to convincing a loved one to get into a treatment program.

Remember, as soon as you spot alcohol dependence symptoms, get on the phone. Dial 877-352-6329 now! For your convenience, we can also call you if you complete our online contact form.

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