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What are your thoughts?
The results of this self-test are not intended to constitute a diagnosis of alcoholism and should be used solely as a guide to understanding your alcohol use and the potential health issues involved with it. The information provided here cannot substitute for a full evaluation by a health professional.
originally posted by: DAVID64
Not a reliable test. There are some who are binge drinkers. They go for weeks or months at a time and then........BOOM. They go on a 3 day bender, destroying everything they touch. Relationships, legal problems, nothing is safe.
originally posted by: and14263
Further to what I said earlier in this thread... ... I'm going to try this time. The last few days have been horrendous. I need a hobby, something constructive to take my mind off it. Like building ships from matches.
I seriously can't go on like this - A Christmas without booze would be amazing. But also impossible I fear.
The Centers for Disease Control has put a figure on how much it costs the American economy: $249 billion.
That includes spending on health care as well as the economic toll of lost productivity, car crashes, crime, and deaths attributable to excessive alcohol consumption.