The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) defines heavy alcohol use as “binge drinking on 5 or more days a month”. Alcohol related deaths are preventable. Alcoholism can be helped through the aid of alcohol rehab in West Palm Beach.
It is reported that 26.9 percent of people participated in heavy drinking in 2015. Nearly 88,000 people die from alcohol related deaths a year, which is the fourth leaving (preventable) cause of death in the country. Alcohol related deaths are preventable. Alcoholism can be helped through the aid of alcohol rehab in West Palm Beach.
It is estimated that three quarters of alcohol abuse is directly linked to binge drinking. Binge drinking is defined as “a pattern of drinking that brings alcohol blood concentration (BAC) levels to 0.08 g/DL”. Alcohol enabled over 200 diseases and injury related health issues (such as cirrhosis of the liver, cancer of the mouth, larynx, liver, breast and esophagus, as well as injuries) in 2014 alone.
In the entire world alcohol, is the fifth leading factor for (preventable) premature death. One out of three liver transplants in 2009 were the result of alcohol abuse. Alcohol is a destroyer of lives when it is abused.
Our Alcohol Rehab in West Palm Beach Can Help
Getting help for alcohol abuse is possible. A medically assisted detox is needed for alcohol dependance, due to serious and potentially deadly withdrawal symptoms. A West Palm Beach alcohol rehab will assist in getting to the underlying issues that lead to alcohol abuse. Alcohol does extensive damage to the body (as stated above) and the physical healing of alcohol abuse can begin in an inpatient alcohol rehab.
When actively drinking, problems pile up and pile up, because drinking is all that matters. The well being of one’s self and those around them come a distant second to alcohol. An alcohol rehab in West Palm Beach can aid in getting life back on track, without alcohol. Sobriety is possible, and can be obtained once the drink is finally put down.