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Any type of substance abuse deters us from our journey to live a fulfilling life. One of the first steps in getting help for an addiction is to understand and accept that you have one. People who struggle with alcohol usually fall into one of five categories described below.
Teenagers usually experiment with alcohol due to curiosity and peer pressure. Some teenagers are able to control their alcohol use when they become adults and classify themselves as social drinkers. This group does not usually use alcohol to cope with problems.
People who experience moral lapses are usually adults who for either religious reasons or personal convictions fail to achieve complete abstinence from alcohol. This group falls prey to occasional temptation without abusing alcohol, but feel extreme guilt and shame for disappointing themselves and others.
Some people have a history of using alcohol to cope with life’s problems. Alcohol use becomes a bad habit and a poor coping mechanism to deal with stress. This group does not abuse alcohol in the traditional way by binging, but like a reflex, relies on alcohol to calm their nerves like a tranquilizer.
People who abuse alcohol do not necessarily meet the criteria for alcohol dependency (see below), but it causes significant impairment and distress in their lives. Alcohol abuse causes them to become irresponsible in their family, social, and employment obligations and can create legal problems such as drunk driving and disorderly conduct.
People who are dependent on alcohol can be physically and/or psychologically dependent upon the substance. These individuals are prone to experience the criteria and symptoms below.
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Our staff can begin helping you immediately to begin living the life you truly desire. For maps and directions to our Ann Arbor, Brighton and Livonia offices please go to the Office Locations page on this website or call us at 810-923-5760. To send us an email go to the Contact Us page on this website and complete the Contact Us email submission form.
Living Life Serves the Detroit Metropolitan Area
Living Life is proud to be providing Christian counseling to the many communities in Southeast Michigan including Ann Arbor, Brighton, Canton, Dearborn, Detroit, Dexter, Fowlerville, Farmington, Farmington Hills, Hartland, Howell, Livonia, Milford, Northville, Novi, Pinckney, Plymouth, Salem, Saline, South Lyon, Southfield, Superior, Walled Lake, Wayne, West Bloomfield, Westland, Whitmore Lake, Wixom, Livingston County, Oakland County, Washtenaw County, and Wayne County.
Call us at 810-923-5760
794 W. Grand River Ave.
Brighton, MI 48116
37677 Professional Center Dr.
Livonia, MI 48154
ANN ARBOR OFFICE
5340 Plymouth Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48105
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