Adults and Alcohol

Alternatives to Alcoholics Anonymous

Some treatment programs teach problem drinkers to reduce their drinking, an approach that appeals to people who otherwise might not seek treatment.

Helping a Friend With an Addiction

When a friend shows signs of abusing alcohol or other drugs, it's hard to know what to do or say.

How to Cut Down on Drinking

It helps to understand why and when you drink if you are going to successfully reduce the amount of alcohol you consume.

Social Drinking vs. Problem Drinking

Alcohol is considered a drug because it depresses the central nervous system and can disrupt mental and motor skills, as well as damage internal organs when used excessively.

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