Problem drinking that becomes severe is given the medical diagnosis of “alcohol use disorder” (AUD). AUD can range from mild to severe. The consequences of abusing alcohol are far reaching. It can have a negative effect on the body and the mind – as well as your professional life, family and friends. Alcohol dependency can lead to other dangerous and potentially fatal health conditions, such as liver disease and heart problems.
Recovery from alcohol is difficult to do on your own. Getting help is the first step to hope and healing.
If you suspect a problem, look for the following symptoms of alcohol use disorder:
You can count on professional, caring support from Aurora. Our Substance Abuse Program offers a range of treatments, including evening counseling, residential rehab and inpatient detox. Our team of experts will work with you one-on-one to determine the best course of treatment.
The following locations specialize in helping people with alcoholism: