Drinking socially or for celebrations is a common and fun way to relax. Drinking heavily, however, can be seriously harmful to your health. This is because alcohol can alter your brain chemistry over time. This means your body will want more because it thinks that it needs it to function.
The first step to quitting drinking alcohol is to consider how bad it really has gotten. You have first to admit that you have a problem before you can get anywhere with correcting it. Then you need to make sure you have a support system, including friends and members of the family. They will help make sure you follow through and be there to help.