Alcohol is a depressant. Depressants slow your mental processes and motor functions and may negatively impact your life. Alcohol addiction can affect your work. People with alcohol addiction are on sick leave more often than other regular employees. 25% of workplace accidents and around 60% of fatal accidents at work may be inked to alcohol. Heavy drinking at work may also reduce productivity. Alcohol addiction may lead to unemployment and unemployment will also lead to increased drinking. There are different types of alcohol problems which are binge drinking, alcohol abuse, and alcohol dependence.
They say the initial step to break through from any addiction is recognizing that you have a problem. Once you know you have a problem you have to want to change. After that, the exit you need to do is to get into treatment.