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Find a Substance Abuse Rehab Center or Resource in Perth Amboy, NJ

Alcohol contributes to more than 88,000 deaths each year across the United States, making it the third most preventable cause of death.1

In Middlesex County, 31% of the 5,900 rehab admissions in 2017 were due to alcohol abuse.2  Alcohol addiction can have devastating effects on both the alcoholic and those who care about them. Some of the short- and long-term consequences of alcohol abuse include:3

  • Injuries and accidents.
  • Alcohol poisoning.
  • Problems with the law, e.g., for driving under the influence.
  • Problems with thinking and communication.
  • Increased risk of heart problems and stroke.
  • Liver problems, such as alcoholic hepatitis.
  • Increased risk of certain cancers.

Some indications that you might have a problem with alcohol include the following:4
  • Strong urges to drink.
  • Continuation of drinking despite it causing problems with friends or family.
  • Feelings of nausea, irritability, or restlessness after the effects of alcohol wore off.
  • Decreased desire to do activities that used to be important to you in order to drink.

Your quality of life suffers if you have any kind of substance use disorder, whether you’re addicted to alcohol or any other drug. It is best to address it before it gets worse, even if you feel like your symptoms are minor. There are a variety of resources in  or near Perth Amboy that can help, even on an outpatient basis, so don’t hesitate to look for substance abuse rehab options in your area.

Sources:

  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2013). Alcohol and Public Health: Alcohol-Related Disease Impact (ARDI).
  2. New Jersey Substance Abuse Monitoring System. (2018). Admission Records.
  3. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (2016). Alcohol’s Effects on the Body.
  4. National Institute on Drug Abuse. (n.d.). Alcohol.
  5. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. (2016). Alcohol Use Disorder.
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