Like many drugs, alcohol can be physically and psychologically addictive. At Zen, we know that effective management of alcohol dependence is vital for your mental, physical, spiritual and social health. Serious alcohol dependence can be life-threatening.
There are signs to look out for that might suggest you’re becoming or are alcohol dependent, these include:
- Craving – a strong need or compulsion to drink
- Loss of control – not being able to stop
- Tolerance – needing more to feel a high
- Physical dependence – withdrawal symptoms such as nausea, sweaty, shakiness or anxiety and depression.
If you have concerns about your drinking, we can help you get your life back on track. You’re already a step in the right direction.