If you’d like to stop drinking alcohol, or drink less, you’re not alone.
At least 5.6 percent of Americans over the age of 18 struggle with alcohol use disorder.
The trouble is that quitting is rarely easy, and the best solution isn’t always clear. In fact, less than eight percent of those addicted to alcohol get help each year. This doesn’t need to be the case.
There are now several evidence-based solutions for alcohol addiction.
And of the methods available, there is bound to be one that works for you.
This page is a growing resource, with new information being added all of the time. In general, though, we advocate for a combination of evidence-based methods, including:
- Medication for Alcoholism
- Recovery Coaching and Counseling
- Support Groups
- Progress Tracking Tools
- Moderation as an Option
To learn more about Ria’s specific program, continue here.
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If you’ve ever wondered, “Is there an easy way to quit drinking?’, ‘I can’t stop drinking, how should I seek alcohol help?’, ‘How can I beat alcoholism?’, or ‘I want to stop drinking now.'”, then this is the site for you.
The important thing is to find an approach you believe you can stick with.
Do your research in advance, make a solid plan, find a good support system, and be patient with yourself. For any approach to work long-term, it needs to be well matched to your individual needs and challenges. The more you know, the better you’ll be able to find the right solution.
Finally, if you expect to go through alcohol withdrawal, you should talk to a doctor before quitting. This is especially true if you think you have a serious drinking problem.