Alcoholism is a powerful disease that brings catastrophic consequences to users and their loved ones. As binge drinking spirals out of control, abusers slide further into the cycle of addiction, alienating themselves from others and wrecking their own lives in the process. Alcohol dependence destroys family relationships along with everything else it touches.
Excessive alcohol consumption is unhealthy and dangerous. Binge drinking occurs when the consumption elevates a user’s blood alcohol content (BAC) to 0.08 grams or higher. This amounts to about four drinks for an adult female and five drinks for an adult male, all consumed within two hours or less.
Short-term side effects of excessive drinking include:
Excessive drinking can result in alcohol poisoning. Lax or irregular breathing, paleness, decreased body temperatures, or seizures are all potential alcohol poisoning warning signs.
Long-term binge drinking can cause a number of severe consequences and side effects, including:
Professional alcohol rehab treatment can help users and families overcome alcoholism. At Lakeview Health in Jacksonville, Florida, our compassionate, experienced staff is ready to help. Our evidence-based methods will help you get sober, regain your independence, and learn to live substance-free.
Our full continuum of care includes:
Because we want out patients to get the most out of their time with us, we also offer several specialty therapies, such as:
Alcohol dependence destroys family relationships, but addiction treatment at Lakeview Health can help mend them. We accept various insurance plans and can assist you in verifying coverage.
One phone call could change your life. If you or a loved one is struggling with an alcohol addiction, call us today at 866-704-7692.
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