CHARLESTON ADDICTIONS COUNSELING, LLC
MOUNT PLEASANT ADDICTIONS COUNSELING, LLC

C/O United Community Bank

875 Lowcountry Boulevard, Suite 207

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina 29464

843-469-5489

  • Alcohol addiction is a deadly, chronic disease characterized by out of control drinking, combined with a constant obsession for alcohol.

  • 1 in 8 American adults, or 12.7% of U.S. population, meet the DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for alcohol use disorder.

  • 25% of adult men that drank in the last month - “Binge” drank - at least 5 times (8+ drinks).

  • Alcohol abusers are at extremely high risk for suicide, depression, incarceration, DUI’s, sexual crimes, and STD’s.

  • Sex addiction is the behavior of "sexually acting out." This behavior may include prostitutes, escorts, multiple sex partners, and/or extramarital affairs.

  • Porn addiction, separate from sex addiction, is the compulsive/ impulsive, need to view pornography and engage in contemporaneous masturbation.

  • In 2019, the pornography website -  "Pornhub" - reported receiving over 42 billion annual website visits, or an average of 115 million visits per day.

  • Sex and porn addictions are examples of "process addictions" - which are under consideration for inclusion - in the next iteration of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM).

  • Drug addiction, similar to alcohol addiction, is characterized by unsuccessful attempts to control drug usage and an obsession to take more. 

  • On average, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid related overdose.

  • In 2017, 47,000 Americans died from prescription pill/opioid overdoses.

  • New heroin users have decreased since 2016, while the number of new opioid users has increased significantly.

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