Have you ever felt that you need to drink alcohol in order for you to be satisfied? If that is the case you have experienced this chronic disease called Alcoholism. One in every 12 adults suffer from this disease in the United States and it’s the most addictive substance. Alcohol is responsible for 1,400 deaths, 500,000 injuries, and 70,000 sexual assaults on universities campuses each year.
It’s unbelievable the depth of suffering that alcohol can take people if they become addicted to it. Family issues become more and more severe with the presence of alcohol, to the point where children are the ones who suffer the most. Kids who see the example of their parents as alcoholics are most likely to give it a try and eventually become …show more content…
Drinking coffee or taking a cold shower does not help a drunk person drive better. Arrested people for drunk driving can lose their licenses or face jail time. The more alcohol that is consumed is the more concentration of alcohol in your blood.
Young adults do not obey the 21 age drinking age law, since they are very young they start drinking and experimenting new things, with the help of older friend or even family members. There should be more laws and more control over roads checking for drunk drivers. This will reduce the amount of car accidents and the destruction of teens on the road. Not only teens but adult with full maturity also drink and drive, they feel that they are in control and that they are normal to take the wheel and that is where the majority of accidents and deaths occur.
There was a time when people who were alcoholics were considered hopeless, now that it was realized that alcohol is a disease, there is really good chances that everyone can recover, even the sickest person can help themselves be the ones they used to be before alcohol got into them. Some psychologists believed that once the reasons behind excessive drinking were uncovered and healed, the patient could return to normal state. Once an alcoholic grasps the concept that recovering means total absence of alcohol the chances of recovery are