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Recognizing & Confronting Alcohol Abuse


There are approximately 17 million alcohol abusers in the United States (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism External Site Link Icon ).

Definition of Alcohol Abuse

When a person's use of alcohol interferes with his or her physical, social, or economic functioning.

Signs and Symptoms of Alcohol Abuse

How to Confront an Alcohol Abuser

Common Traits Exhibited by an Alcohol Abuser When Confronted

Help! Where to find it.

Counseling Services
120 Richmond Quad, Ellicott Complex

Alcoholics Anonymous (853-0388)

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