June 6, 2013
Physical and personality traits are passed down from generation to generation. Even health issues such as alcoholism can be inherited. Many factors affect your risk for developing alcohol problems, including which family members are alcoholic and how close they are to you. Your risk of developing this disease may be greater than you think. Check out our infographic on genetics and alcoholism in the family to see the likelihood of alcohol abuse in your immediate and extended family.
If you or a loved one is suffering from addiction please call a Lakeview Health coordinator now at 800-884-1727. Our coordinators are able to answer any questions that you may have regarding addiction treatment as most of them are in recovery. You can also reach our Helpline by using Live Chat or through our Contact Us form.