Alcohol is More Dangerous

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Alcohol is More Dangerous

Alcohol plays a powerful role in our cultural and research has proven that it is more dangerous and destructive than heroin and cocaine. Alcohol is also the number one factor in most violent crime.

The book “Alcohol and Violence: The Nature of the Relationship and the Promise of Prevention” suggests that created laws to reduce alcohol use would also reduce community violence. The authors cited examples in the nation where limiting the number of liquor stores in a neighborhood, banning the sale of 40-ounce containers of beer, or banning the sale of alcohol entirely reduced violent crime.

Most scholars agree that the consumption of alcohol in America is a common precursor to a variety of aggressive acts, including assault, homicide, rape and suicide, but most efforts to prevent violence in the United States have been largely unsuccessful. Those that have a problem with alcohol should seek treatment before they harm themselves or others.

At Seabrook, we are committed to providing quality addiction treatment for the physical, emotional and spiritual illness of chemical dependency. Our structured, nurturing programs, along with the principles grounded in the Twelve Step philosophy of recovery, combine to foster the kind of change necessary for a clean and sober life. Our wide range of addiction treatment services include: intensive detoxification, individual and group therapy, and education in the biological, social and spiritual aspects of addiction in residential treatment.
At Seabrook, we customize our treatment plans to individual patient’s needs, so you know the help you’re getting is right for you or a loved one. Seabrook has rehabilitation centers in New Jersey (NJ), Pennsylvania (PA), and an outpatient center in New York (NY). Contact Seabrook today for any questions about drugs, addiction, and treatment.