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Ask Michelle – Your “Family Therapist” – ARE YOU AN ALCOHOLIC?

real-alcoholicsmmIf you can answer YES to three or more of these questions, you have a definite problem with alcohol –
1. Do you lose time from work due to drinking?
2. Is drinking making your home life unhappy?
3. Is drinking affecting your reputation?
4. Have you felt remorse after drinking?
5. Do you crave a drink at a definite time daily?
6. Do you want a drink the next morning?
7. Do you drink alone?
8. Have you ever had a complete loss of memory as a result of drinking?
9. Is drinking jeopardizing your job or business?
10. Have you ever been to a hospital or institution on account of drinking?
Alcoholics Anonymous provides a safe and supportive environment for all folks seeking to change the way they face life, leaning on alcohol as a crutch! If you think you fall into this category of needing to change, AA is right around the corner!
Suffolk County Hotline, 631-669-1124, is available 24 hours.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS PREAMBLE –
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.
The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop drinking. There are no dues or fees for AA membership; we are self-supporting through our own contributions. AA is not allied with any sect, denomination, politics, organization or institution; does not wish to engage in any controversy, neither endorses nor opposes any causes. Our primary purpose is to stay sober and help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety.
South Shore Counseling & Mediation Center is a full service mental health agency, offering CBT counseling, EFT modalities – (tapping), therapeutic counseling, a variety of behavioral and psycho-educational programs and divorce mediation. To speak with one of our therapists please call 631-286-8282, e-mail us at SSCounseling1@optonline.net or visit our website, Southshorecounselingcenter.net.

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