Where Does Alcohol Addiction Happen in the Brain?

Findlay Recovery Center is a detox facility for addicts offering customized options and solutions to fit your unique situation. Everyone has a different experience with alcohol and drug addictions. With that in mind, the qualified team has the training to tailor your treatment specifically to your needs. 

No matter where you are in life, whether you are dealing with alcohol or drug addiction, know that there are people and services dedicated to helping you recover.

Where Does Alcohol Addiction Happen in The Brain?

The reward center of the brain is activated when you consume alcohol. It is responsible for releasing endorphins. Endorphins are the “feel good” hormones that make you happy and comforted. When you drink more endorphins are released into your brain in response to the alcohol. As an increased amount of endorphins discharge into the brain, you begin to feel that you want to drink more in response to that perception. This is where more dangerous behaviors may start. Thus begins a cycle of dependency and addiction that manifests differently for everyone experiencing alcohol dependence.

What Are Some Signs of Alcohol Addiction to be Aware of?

While everyone has a different experience with alcoholism, there are many similar ways that it presents in people.


      • Uncharacteristic changes in behavior or volatile and fluctuating mood swings. 

      • Difficulty recalling information, cognitive changes, memory loss.

      • Placing priority on alcohol over other responsibilities.

      • Self-isolation and loss of interest in routine activities.

      • Lack of care concerning personal dress and hygiene.

      • Drinking by yourself or fabricating reasons to drink.

      • Needing alcohol when it is unavailable.

    If you observe any of these warning signs in yourself or a loved one, it is time to seek professional support.

    Take the Steps Necessary to Get Help

    You are only three steps away from receiving life-changing help for alcohol addiction. You will have expert assistance and guidance throughout the entire process beginning when you first make contact with the center. Someone will be there to help you when you need it most.

    The first action you need to take is to call Findlay Recovery Center, fill out a form online, or initiate a chat on the website. From there, you will receive a free consultation and an initial assessment. 

    The second step involves completing an easy pre-assessment with a Findlay Treatment Coordinator. This will help to determine whether the facility is the right fit for you to aid in your recovery process. 

    The third and final step of the initial intake process includes planning and admission. The treatment advisors will assist you in your travel arrangements and itinerary. They are available to answer all of your questions and walk you through the last step before beginning your stay.

    Contact Findlay Recovery Center Today

    When you are ready to take your first steps onto the road to recovery, contact the caring staff at Findlay Recovery Center.  They are available to provide you with the services and tools you need to live your life in health and happiness.

    Do not hesitate to reach out. The professional and knowledgeable team is here to help you.


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