According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, over 15 million adults and over
600,000 adolescents had Alcohol Use Disorder in 2015. In addition, approximately 88,000 people die
annually from alcohol related causes which makes alcohol abuse the 4 th leading cause of deaths that are
preventable. Alcohol Use Disorder is often diagnosed when an individual becomes either physically or
psychologically dependent on the use of alcohol. Some of the indications of alcoholism include:
- Drinking more, or longer than intended.
- Continuing to drink even though it causes trouble with family or friends.
- An increase in tolerance of alcohol.
- Drinking and driving or drinking while at work.
- A change in personality while drinking.
- Withdrawal symptoms from the alcohol.
Alcoholism can lead to serious health problems, including liver, kidney, heart, and brain diseases.
Prolonged use can also lead to serious health risks, such as seizures or heart attacks, if a person tries to
suddenly stop drinking. As a result, some people need medical supervision in order to safely detox from
At New Dimensions Day Treatment Centers we are familiar with all areas of alcohol abuse and can help
you determine the appropriate steps to take if you are struggling with alcoholism or alcohol abuse. New
Dimensions has Outpatient Alcoholism Treatment Programs for adolescents and adults and offers
Interventions for those individuals who need help, but are resistant to treatment.
New Dimensions Can Help!
New Dimensions can help you reclaim your life. Our 12-step based programs are designed to help you
develop the skills you need to create lasting sobriety. We can help you work through the baggage that
addictions create so that you can live a meaningful authentic life. To learn more about our in-person
treatment programs in Katy, The Woodlands, and Houston, Texas, contact us at 800-685-9796 or visit
our website at www.nddtreatment.com.
New Dimensions also offers online virtual telemedicine treatment programs for adults who reside within
the State of Texas.