Skip to content

    Substance Abuse and Addiction Health Center

    Font Size
    A
    A
    A

    Alcohol Abuse: Other Health Problems That May Occur - Topic Overview

    It is common to have other mental health or physical conditions along with alcohol abuse or dependence.

    Mental health problems might include:

    Physical problems might include:

    It is common for someone who has alcohol problems to also misuse other substances, such as cigarettes, illegal drugs, or prescription medicines. Quitting tobacco and quitting drinking at the same time will actually improve the success of your treatment for both.1

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: 2/, 014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
    1
    Next Article:

    Alcohol Abuse: Other Health Problems That May Occur Topics

    Today on WebMD

    child ignored by parents
    Slideshow
    prescription pain pills
    Article
     
    Woman experiencing withdrawal symptoms
    Article
    Teen girl huddled outside house
    Article
     
    Man with glass of scotch
    Article
    overturned shot glass
    Article
     
    assortment of medication
    Article
    Depressed and hurting
    Article