Approaching someone you love with your concerns about their drinking behaviors is never easy, but avoiding the problem may only make matters worse in the long run. Alcoholism is a type of substance abuse, which altogether account for 47,000 deaths in Canada every year. When you care about your loved ones and want to see them get better, confronting them about their alcohol abuse patterns may be the first step to recovery.
Here are some telltale signs of alcohol abuse that should set off red flags:
- Lying about drinking. People often recognize when they are drinking more than is socially acceptable, and may try to hide it by either drinking in