Levels of Alcohol Use Disorder
Risky drinking involves binge drinking or heavy drinking. Binge drinking is classified as drinking five or more drinks on a single occasion. Risky drinking can lead to alcohol abuse or dependence.
Alcohol abuse is classified as continuing to drink regardless of social and health problems alcohol use may cause. Studies show that 90% of people who abuse alcohol are not yet dependent. Alcohol abuse has a high potential to lead to alcohol dependence.
Alcohol dependence is a chronic condition characterized by experiencing withdrawal symptoms if you stop drinking. People with alcohol dependence often continue to drink to alleviate unpleasant withdrawal symptoms.
Higher Levels Of Alcohol Abuse Are Associated With A Greater Risk Of Negative Health Effects, Including:
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When you first arrive at Fusion Recovery, you will receive a full screening from our clinical team. This evaluation includes a full physical exam and questions about your history with addiction, family history, past treatment history, and current symptoms. This step helps us develop the proper treatment plan for you.