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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Petersburg, VA. Alcohol is in fact a drug, the most commonly used and widely abused in the world. Alcohol addiction causes many problems, and people that abuse alcohol are more likely to become violent, struggle with their career and have problems in their relationships. Alcoholism can literally destroy your life.

Consuming alcohol is a common and acceptable practice in Petersburg. The problem with alcohol addiction and alcoholism begins when consumption crosses the line from moderate drinking, to having to consume alcohol to avoid feeling bad or to feel comfortable in social situations. Alcohol addiction and alcoholism may be triggered by an individual's environment, the people he's associating with, etc. Whatever the case may be, if alcohol is being used in excess and an individual doesn't have enough control to put down that drink despite the consequences, there is a problem.

For someone in Petersburg, Virginia who is involved in alcohol addiction or alcoholism, it is very easy to justify drinking habits and be in complete denial that there is a problem. But if a person is continuing to drink despite the health risks involved and the destruction that is being created in their life, it is time for them to seek help or for someone to intervene and help the person see that there is a problem. It may seem easier to pretend that nothing is wrong, but the longer a person continues his addictive behavior the worse off he will be in the long run.

Treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Petersburg is available for individuals who know they have a problem and have the courage to face their issues with alcohol. There are a number of Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs in the area. At an Alcoholism Rehabilitation Program individuals can be in an environment where they can address the psychological and emotional issues that may have caused their alcoholism.

Alcoholism has taken its toll when an individual drinks so heavily for a long duration, that when alcohol is taken away withdrawal sets in. Withdrawal symptoms can include shakiness or trembling, fatigue, irritability and loss of appetite for example. Alcohol withdrawal can be overcome by going through a supervised alcohol detoxification as part of treatment at an Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Facility in Petersburg, VA.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Petersburg, Virginia. There are Long-term Alcohol Treatment Programs, Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment Facilities, Short-term Alcohol Abuse Treatment Facilities, Inpatient Alcohol Rehab Facilities, support group meetings, alcohol counseling, halfway houses and sober living.

Individuals battling alcohol addiction or alcoholism don't have to be ashamed or feel alone and hopeless. Recovering from alcohol addiction and alcoholism won't be easy, but admitting you have a problem and seeking treatment is the first step to getting the help that can get you through it. Put addiction behind you, so you can look forward to a bright and sober future. Contact a counselor and start treatment today.

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  • Under most normal circumstances, blood alcohol tests are generally reported to be quite accurate, but there are a number of physical conditions and medications that can affect these results.
  • Why Is Underage Drinking Dangerous? Underage drinking is a major cause of death from injuries among young people. Each year, approximately 5,000 people under age 21 die as a result of underage drinking; this includes about 1,900 deaths from motor vehicle crashes, 1,600 as a result of homicides, 300 from suicide, and hundreds from other injuries such as falls, burns, and drownings.
  • An estimated 75% of all adult illicit drug users are employed, as are most binge and heavy alcohol users.
  • In general, the risk of youth experiencing these problems is greater for those who binge drink than for those who do not binge drink.
  • AA Meetings in Petersburg, VA.
  • After All- Living Sober
    Parish House
    319 North Boulevard
    Petersburg, Virginia 23805

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 10:00 AM
  • Commuter Group
    Tri-city Club
    100 River St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 5:30 PM
    Thursday, 5:30 PM
    Wednesday, 5:30 PM
    Tuesday, 5:30 PM
    Monday, 5:30 PM
    Sunday, 9:30 AM
  • Easy Does It Group
    Southside Regional Med Ctr (cafeteria)
    801 Adams St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:30 PM
  • Marble Group
    Tri-city Club
    100 River St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 5:00 PM
    Saturday, 9:00 AM
  • One Day At A Time Group
    Bethany Church Annex
    20a Crater Rd.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:30 PM
    Saturday, 7:30 PM
  • Petersburg Group
    Washington St. United Meth. Ch.
    22 E. Washington St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 PM
    Monday, 8:00 PM
  • Roundtable Group
    Pres. Church
    419 W. Washington St
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 10:00 AM
    Wednesday, 10:00 AM
    Thursday, 9:00 AM
    Friday, 10:00 AM
  • Small Beginnings
    Salvation Army Men's Shelter
    835 Commerce St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 7:30 AM
    Friday, 7:30 AM
    Thursday, 7:30 AM
    Tuesday, 7:30 AM
    Wednesday, 7:30 AM
  • The Home Group
    Alamo Recovery Center
    35 S. Market St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23803

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 1:00 PM
    Sunday, 8:00 PM
    Thursday, 8:00 PM
  • Walnut Hill Group
    Christ & Grace Episcopal
    1545 S. Sycamore St.
    Petersburg, Virginia 23805

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Thursday, 7:00 PM
  • Petersburg, VA. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Washington St. Methodist Church
    Tri-City Al-Anon
    24 E. Washington St.
    Petersburg, Virginia

    Al-Anon Meeting Times
    Mon., 8:00 PM

For more information, visit www.drug-rehabs.org.