What is an alcohol problem?

Submitted by BettyC on 20 September, 2012 - 14:08


Addiction Industry insiders and researchers use the term "Alcohol Problems" to refer to any type of condition caused by drinking alcohol which harms the person either physically, emotionally, mentally or otherwise directly, jeopardizes the person’s well-being, or places others at risk as a direct result of the drinking. Often times alcohol problems can result from even moderate drinking, for example when driving, during pregnancy, or when taking certain medicines. Alcohol problems exist on a continuum of severity ranging from occasional binge drinking to alcohol abuse or dependence is best known as alcoholism and as a rule requires treatment.

admin on 20 September, 2012 - 14:33