Is alcoholism considered a disability?

Answer On One Hand: Yes, It's a Recognized DisabilityAccording to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the Americans With Disabilities Act specifically describes abuse of and dependence... Read More »

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Is alcoholism considered a disability in New York state?

According to the New York State Division of Human Rights, alcoholism qualifies as a disability in the state. Alcohol abuse may also qualify, but the state will have to look at the particulars of ea... Read More »

Why is alcoholism considered a disease?

Because its progressive. Over time it gets worse. If not treated will almost always end in death. Its chronic meaning that if treated that it will get better. (Don't drink) and once you have it, yo... Read More »

Is binge drinking considered alcoholism?

One simple thing: Dependancy. Alcoholics are dependent, they cannot function without it, they may break out into cold sweats and starting shaking if they don't drink. Ask yourself do you need anoth... Read More »

Is alcoholism considered a crime or disease?

On One Hand: Alcoholism as a DiseaseAccording to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, alcoholism is a disease. It is characterized by a strong urge to drink, inability to stop dr... Read More »