I have a severe problem with alcohol.

by Yvonne

I have a severe problem with drinking and have taken a Xanax and some pain pills, I am 78. My son is also an alcoholic and I keep him on pain pills... 828-XXX-XXXX, please call us!

Comments for I have a severe problem with alcohol.

Click here to add your own comments

Go to your local hospital
by: Debbie Wicker

Dear Yvonne,

You need medical attention and support. Alcohol detox can be deadly and you need medical support to go through it.

I HIGHLY recommend that both you and your son go to you local emergency room and get admitted for drug and alcohol detoxification. That has got to be your first step toward getting out of the hole that you're both in.


Alcohol addiction re-wires your brain and that's why alcohol detox can be so difficult. When you stop drinking you're brain tries to adjust back to the way it was before you started drinking. That's why you and your son need to go to the hospital for immediate medical support to stop drinking alcohol.

Addiction to other drugs complicates withdrawal, so when your go to the ER be HONEST about everything you have been taking so that they can help you to map out your treatment plan correctly.

Good luck, there is always hope!

Debbie

Click here to add your own comments

Do you have a question or story? It's easy to ask your question or submit your story. How? Simply click here to return to Alcoholism Causes.

and Finally Remember:

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."
- Matthew 7:7-8


Subscribe to our Drug-Addiction-Support.org weekly email:

Recent Articles

  1. Handle Depression With or Without Medical Intervention

    May 30, 19 11:25 AM

    In the following paragraphs, we'll go over some of the ways to deal with depression on a daily basis and one medical treatment option gaining popularity

    Read More

  2. 5 Natural Remedies to Help Drug Addiction

    May 27, 19 09:15 AM

    If you or someone you love is struggling to overcome drug addiction, you know just how hard the recovery process can be. It’s a long road to sobriety,

    Read More

  3. Should We Cut The Addicted Loved One Out Of Our Lives?

    May 15, 19 09:23 AM

    In the United States alone, 1 in every 8 adults suffers from drug and/or alcohol abuse. According to a survey conducted by the National Substance Drug

    Read More

Follow us on Twitter #AddictionSuport