Do you have a drinking problem?

Do you have a drinking problem? Here’s how to recognize the signs.


How would you know if you have a drinking problem?

By David Joel Miller

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How would you know if you or someone close to you had a drinking problem? Drink too much and there will be ill effects, maybe a hangover or worse. If this happens once you or someone you know may think this was an accident, a miscalculation or an experience that will not happen again.

So how might you determine that your drinking has moved from having fun to something that needs attention?

There are several screening tools professionals use to evaluate a drinking problem and to see if occasional drinking has passed over into the realm of problem drinking. One of the simpler and easier to explain ways of assessing, determining if your drinking has become a problem, is to use the CAGE tool. This can be done as a self assessment…

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