Binge drinking is a threat at any age, no matter how often you do it. Defined as drinking four or more drinks in two hours for a woman and drinking five or more drinks in the same time period for a man, binge drinking increases the risks of acute medical emergencies, chronic disease, the chances of being involved in a domestic violence incident, assault, sexual assault, as well as social, financial, and other troubles.
According to County of Los Angeles Public Health, between 2010 and 2012, an average of 23% of adults in Los Angeles County reported past-month binge drinking.1 This number would suggest that a significant percentage of people in and around Diamond Bar, California, are regularly giving up control to alcohol intoxication, making poor choices that can negatively impact their health, and potentially putting the emotional and/or physical health and wellbeing of the people around them at risk.
Though many think it is normal to drink heavily on the weekends, after work, or at a game or other event, the fact is that normal does not equal safe. If you or your loved one has a drinking problem and routinely goes overboard with drinking, do not wait to get help in starting recovery. Call now to speak to a treatment advisor about a range of rehabilitation options throughout the country.
There is no obligation to enter treatment and you can opt out at any time.