Are there alternative treatments for binge drinking?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Alternative treatments for binge drinking involve some form of counseling. Many people who binge drink do not realize they have a drinking problem. Discussions with a counselor, doctor, or psychologist can help people make better decisions about alcohol consumption.

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