Does someone in your family drink heavily? Do they drink daily or do they tend to drink large amounts of alcohol periodically? Do they vacillate between total abstinence and daily, heavy drinking? Do they drink while using other drugs?
All of these scenarios are extremely dangerous – all for different reasons. Overdose, chronic illnesses like heart disease, car crashes, other accidents, and a host of emotional and psychological issues can all result when alcohol is a part of the picture.
Don’t let alcohol continue to harm you or your family in Kenosha, WI. Call now to speak to someone who can talk you through the alcohol rehab process – what you can expect and how you can begin.
All Kinds of Alcohol Abuse Are Deadly
Alcohol is a one of the major causes of death in Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Consequences of Alcohol Consumption report says that liver cirrhosis, motor vehicle accidents, and other alcohol-related issues were responsible for more than 1,600 deaths in the state in 2008:
- 1,114 deaths caused by alcohol-related issues
- 250 deaths caused by an alcohol-caused car accident
- 260 deaths caused by liver cirrhosis
In Kenosha County, liver cirrhosis is deadly at a rate of 3.3 per 100,000; on average, about five people in the county pass away as a result of the disorder every year. In 2007, 162 people died and six people were injured in alcohol-related car accidents in Kenosha County. Another 32 people (or a rate of 20.2 per 100,000) died due to other alcohol-related issues in Kenosha.
Alcohol Abuse and Addiction Are Both Treatable: Call Now for More Information
If alcohol abuse and addiction is a problem for you or someone you love in Kenosha, Wisconsin, don’t wait to enroll in treatment. Quickly or slowly, alcohol abuse and addiction are deadly. Alcohol rehab is a lifesaver. Call now to find the right one for you.