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Recognizing Signs of an Alcohol Use Disorder and Ways to Get Help

Recognizing Signs of an Alcohol Use Disorder
Posted at 12:51 PM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 12:51:01-05

Linda talks with Dr. George Koob, director of National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism  (NIAAA) at the National Institute of Health. 

He is an internationally-recognized expert on alcohol and the neurobiology of alcohol and drug addiction. 

He discusses how to recognize signs of an alcohol problem and ways to get help. 

He talks about the newest treatment options on available, including medications and behavioral treatments by health providers, as well as the role of mutual support groups.