Prevention Of Alcohol Abuse For Young Adults

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Prevention of alcohol abuse for the young adult is a very serious topic, especially with the damage alcohol can cause in our families, churches, and communities. Researchers along with the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (HIAAA) have come up with numerous ways to help the young adult who has the desire to stop drinking. They have also studied that alcohol has many pathways to entice young adults, alcohol causes many different behaviors in the young adult when abused, and the factors to help prevent abuse can vary due to the differences in ages. Trying to use one approach of prevention for such a wide range of ages and variables will not be successful (National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, 2006). Therefore, …show more content…
p. 6). The corporation of the abuser is imperative and treatment easier. The only way to get to this stage of recovery with the abuser is with their willingness to admit there is a problem. There is a question a young adult alcoholic must ask themselves. The question should be are they willing to do what it takes to stay in treatment in order to become and remain sober? The client must want a different way of life more than the next drink. However, the treatment for the alcoholic doesn’t begin with meetings or one on one counseling sessions. After admitting there is a problem and abstinence takes place, withdrawals from the alcohol is soon after (Saitz, 1999. p. 6). The severity of the withdrawals depends on how far the young adult alcoholic has plummeted into depths of the addiction of alcoholism. It is great to know all who suffer from extreme alcohol withdrawals can get help along with proper medical treatment. Furthermore, treatment should be monitored by professional health care providers who are equipped to administer immediate care for withdrawal symptoms to prevent complications (Saitz, 1999. p.

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