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Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse differs from alcoholism in that it does not include extremely strong cravings for alcohol, loss of control or physical dependence and will include a growing tolerance and the need for increasing amounts to get ‘high’.

Get help with alcohol at The Portland Centre

While alcohol abuse is basically different from alcoholism, it is important to note that many effects of alcohol abuse are also experienced by alcoholics.

Bingle drinking is defined as:

Alcohol Dependence

Alcohol abuse becomes alcohol dependence when drinkers begin to:

Alcohol dependence is a chronic and often progressive disease that includes a strong need to drink despite repeated problems.

If you suspect that you, or someone you know may need alcohol addiction treatment, you've probably witnessed a very gradual decline in both quality of life and a sense of well being.

If you or someone you know needs more information or help, come to the Portland Centre, where you will find genuine support to sustain you whilst you regain control of your life.

This is how we can help you

What next?

Just call us on 01305 824333 or e-mail us using our contact form or pop in to see a Portland Centre staff member to receive immediate assistance.