When alcoholism is left untreated, all of the major organs and systems of the body can eventually be affected.  The American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association and the World Health Organization define alcoholism as a disease.  This is because it has identifiable signs and symptoms that have a biological basis.  Without alcoholism rehab treatment, the…

The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) has reported that more the 700,000 people in America receive treatment for alcoholism each day.  Over the past few decades, researchers have studied the success rates of various alcoholism rehab treatment methods.  Using their findings, the NIAAA recognizes these traditional and newer forms of alcohol treatment…

Teenagers today are surrounded by the pressure to use alcohol.  They are becoming involved in social drinking and binge drinking at younger ages, and more teens are facing problems related to alcohol abuse and addiction.  In response to the growing problem of teen drinking, many alcoholism rehab facilities have begun to focus on the problems…