People resort to drinking excessive amounts of alcohol for several reasons from a way to ease stress, depression, or the pain of loss or lack. Unfortunately, consuming alcohol compulsively will very likely result in some damaging consequences. Alcohol is a depressant of the central nervous system and may cause a dangerous mental and physical impact on people who misuse it. It is particularly difficult to regulate alcohol intake since it is legal and generally accepted in society. This has contributed to a lot of higher functioning alcoholism. High-functioning alcoholism is when an individual drinks compulsively and excessively but remain highly functional in their everyday lives. Many individuals continue drinking for years without actually realizing they actually have a dependency on alcohol. High-level professionals, for example, attorneys and surgeons form a major portion of this particular group. According to a New York Times report, one-half of the individuals who have an addiction to alcohol is very functional. There are several individuals in Pullman, the largest city in Whitman County, southeastern Washington state that is struggling with the negative ramifications of alcohol addiction. In order to assist them, the city has established AA meetings Pullman WA. The locations to these, along with other Alcoholics Anonymous Washington State meetings from other areas in the state, can be found AlcoholicsAnonymous.com.
Pullman, Washington AA Meetings
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