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Alcoholism is an epidemic in society today, and is a problem facing many in Westerly, RI. 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 Westerly. 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 Westerly, Rhode Island 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 Westerly 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 Abuse Rehabs in the area. At an Alcohol Abuse Rehabilitation Center 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 Alcoholism Treatment Facility in Westerly, RI.

There are a variety of options available for individuals looking for treatment for alcohol addiction and alcoholism in Westerly, Rhode Island. There are Long-term Alcoholism Rehabs, Outpatient Alcohol Rehab Programs, Short-term Alcohol Addiction Rehabilitation Programs, Inpatient Alcohol Treatment 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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  • Individuals who are dependent on drugs are more likely to have an alcohol use disorder than people with alcoholism are to have a drug use disorder.
  • Heavy drinking puts postmenopausal women at risk for fractures from falls due to their increased risk for osteoporosis from alcohol's effect on blood estrogen levels coupled with their increased risk of falling due to alcohol consumption.
  • The chances of severe male-to-female physical aggression are 11 times higher on days when the male consumed alcohol.??The chances of any male-to-female violence on days of heavy alcohol consumption by the male partners (drinking six or more drinks in 24 hours) are more than 18 times higher than days when the male did not consume alcohol.
  • According to a recent study, of the 86% of elderly patients who receive treatment for a history of binge drinking, 76% began drinking heavily in mid or late life.
  • AA Meetings in Westerly, RI.
  • A. A. In The A.m. Meets Daily.
    Immaculate Conception Church
    111 High Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 7:30 PM
    Tuesday, 7:30 PM
    Thursday, 7:30 PM
    Sunday, 7:30 PM
    Friday, 7:30 PM
    Monday, 7:30 PM
    Saturday, 7:30 PM
  • As Bill Sees It
    United Presbyterian Church
    221 Post Road
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 7:00 PM
    Wednesday, 6:00 PM
  • Been Through The Mill
    United Presbyterian Church
    221 Post Road
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 9:00 PM
  • Big Book Babes
    Stop And Shop
    20 Post Road (route 1)
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 6:00 PM
  • Entirely Ready Step
    Immaculate Conception Church
    111 High Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Sunday, 7:00 PM
  • Fellowship
    Christ Church
    7 Elm Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Saturday, 8:00 PM
  • First Step Only
    Westerly Hospital
    25 Wells Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 8:00 PM
  • Monday Night Fifth Edition
    Christ Church
    7 Elm Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Monday, 6:30 PM
  • Recovery 164 (meets Mon Thru Fri)
    Grace Methodist Church
    10 Park Ave.
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 12:00 PM
    Tuesday, 12:00 PM
    Thursday, 12:00 PM
    Monday, 12:00 PM
    Friday, 12:00 PM
  • The Heat Is On
    Warm Shelter
    56 Spruce Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Tuesday, 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday Big Book
    Westerly Senior Center
    39 State St.
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Wednesday, 3:00 PM
  • Westerly
    Christ Church
    7 Elm Street
    Westerly, Rhode Island 2891

    Alcoholics Anonymous Meeting Times
    Friday, 8:00 PM
  • Westerly, RI. Al-Anon Support Group Meetings

  • Christ Episcopal Church
    Westerly Christ Church AFG
    Elm & Broad Sts.
    Westerly, Rhode Island

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