Unfortunately, 30 percent of Americans have some sort of drinking problem. With alcohol addiction being so common, it’s important to be aware of the warning signs of problematic drinking behavior. Below are a few signs that your drinking is getting out of hand and entering into dangerous territory. If you or your loved one is suffering from alcohol addiction, contact our addiction treatment in New Jersey today.

Hiding Your Drinking

If you have gotten to the point where you are hiding your drinking. There might be a problem. If you are afraid of the judgment, or the intervention that could come with others knowing how much you drink, take this as a warning sign.

Using Alcohol to Cope

If you are using alcohol to cope with the hardships of life, you’re running the risk of alcohol becoming a coping mechanism.  Having a drink or two socially is one thing, but relying on alcohol to help you deal with stress and emotions is definitely a sign of a problem.

Unable to Stop at One Drink

If you find yourself not being able to stop at one social drink, this is problematic. If you find yourself unable to control how much alcohol you are consuming, seek help.

Addiction Treatment in New Jersey that can help me get sober

Addiction Treatment in New Jersey

if you or someone you know is showing signs of problematic drinking behavior, the Discovery Institute can help. Contact us today for information on rehabilitation programs and therapy that assists with living a sober life free from and alcohol.

Reviewed for Medical & Clinical Accuracy by Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Berman, MDDr. Jeffrey Berman is a psychiatrist in Teaneck, New Jersey and is affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Upstate Medical University and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Hebrew.

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