By Kyra WiliansOriginal Source: alcoholrehabhelp.orgWhile many people can consume a mild or moderate amount of alcohol safely, alcohol is an addictive substance that can cause dependency. An alcohol dependency that becomes severe is called alcohol use disorder or AUD.Individuals with AUD, also known as alcoholism, are unable to stop or control their alcohol use despite the negative social, occupational, or health consequences.
1 in 10 Americans struggle with a substance abuse disorder, and 15 million adults have alcohol use disorder (AUD).
Watching a loved one struggle with addiction issues can be difficult. An addiction to alcohol can...click here to continue reading