If you or a loved one are in need of alcohol addiction treatment, Paramount Recovery Centers offers a guide to help you find the treatment you deserve.

Alcohol Addiction is a problem that is growing in the United States.

The most recent statistics show that alcohol addiction has increased by more than 20% from 2002 to 2013. Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) in the United States in 2019

  • People Ages 12 and Older: According to the 2019 NSDUH, 14.5 million (nearly 15 million) people ages 12 and older (5.3 percent of this age group) had AUD or Alcohol Use Disorder. This number includes 9.0 million men (6.8 percent of men in this age group) and 5.5 million women (3.9 percent of women in this age group)
  • Youth Ages 12 to 17: According to the 2019 NSDUH, an estimated 414,000 adolescents ages 12 to 17 (1.7 percent of this age group8) had AUD. This number includes 163,000 males (1.3 percent of males in this age group8) and 251,000 females (2.1 percent of females in this age group8).

Alcohol addiction can affect anyone, and it’s essential to be informed on how the disease progresses and what you can do as an individual or as a family member of someone with alcoholism in Massachusetts.

Drinking too much alcohol can lead to various issues, including memory loss and confusion. In addition, it may make you sick with other long-term illnesses such as pneumonia or liver disease if not treated properly. 

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