Alcoholism, or alcohol dependence, is the most severe form of alcohol use
. It is a chronic disease characterized by the consumption of alcohol at a level that interferes with physical and mental health and with family and social responsibilities. An alcoholic will continue to drink despite serious health, family, or legal problems.
If you're looking for help with alcohol abuse in Whitby or for a Whitby alcohol abuse counsellor, these professionals provide confidential support for alcohol abuse or for individuals and couples in a relationship where alcohol is a disruptive factor. They include Whitby alcohol abuse therapists, alcohol abuse psychologists and Whitby alcohol abuse counsellors. They can help with alcoholics in Whitby, drug alcohol abuse, teenage alcohol abuse, substance and alcohol abuse and treatments for alcohol abuse in Whitby. counsellors can identify the signs and causes of alcohol abuse, discuss intervention and refer victims to alcohol abuse treatment centres. A counsellor may also discuss 12 step programs in Whitby or joining AA ( Whitby Alcoholics Anonymous).
Alcohol abuse causes problems for the family and loved ones of alcoholics--they may also need help and support, which these Whitby counsellors can provide.