If you are drinking one or two glasses of wine with dinner or in social settings, you are most likely a social drinker with a healthy relationship with alcohol. However, if you find yourself needing wine to relax, unwind, 'self-medicate,' or if you are drinking alone to the point of blacking out, in large quantities for prolonged periods of time, or feel as though you cannot function without a glass of wine, you may have a wine addiction.
At Passages Malibu, we treat and heal addiction to wine and other common, socially acceptable substances. Although wine is easily accessible and frequently abused, it has numerous detrimental effects on the liver, brain, heart, and other vital organs. Prolonged, excessive consumption of wine will ultimately lead to an increase in physical tolerance, severe withdrawal, and chemical dependency.
Some people assume that drinking wine or beer is not as dangerous as drinking hard alcohol, but this is simply not true. Alcohol has the same chemical, physiological and psychological effects regardless of whether it is in the form of wine, liquor, or beer. If you are struggling with an addiction to wine or feel you have become dependent on drinking wine, Passages can help you.
If you are suffering from an addiction to wine or other forms of alcohol, our alcohol addiction center located in beautiful Malibu California overlooking the Pacific Ocean is the most effective solution available.