Grasonville is a census-designated place (CDP) in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Despite its small population, the area has a portion of its residents who are struggling with an alcohol use disorder. Alcohol use disorder, or AUD, is a medical condition where an individual consumes alcohol compulsively despite its negative consequences. To be diagnosed with AUD, an individual has to meet two to three of eleven criteria for a period of one year. Depending on the number of criteria that are met, AUD can be moderate to extreme. There are many triggers for AUD from escapism to peer pressure. Millions of individuals all over the world are dealing with AUD. Several recovery treatments are used to treat AUD, including detoxing, medicines, and group assistance solutions such as Alcoholics Anonymous or AA. In contrast to counseling performed by an expert psychiatrist, AA is more of a fellowship that creates a kinship of common suffering between members, which is very difficult to replicate. Grasonville has in place AA programs in its community to offer support to locals who are battling AUD. You can locate AA meetings in Grasonville among a group of AA meetings Maryland on alcoholicsanonymous.com. The directory lists AA meetings from states across America and is updated regularly.
Grasonville, Maryland AA Meetings
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