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Athlete from Dallas Texas Arrested for Public Intoxication

As reported from the associated press in Plano, Texas— athlete Mike Riberio was recently arrested this October for a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication.  He was at a restaurant in Dallas when he was placed in police custody.  Riberio is the forward for the Dallas Texas Stars.  He was one of three arrested and released from jail..  Each athlete was booked.  No news yet how this will affect his sports career or if he will be benched for any games.

Alcohol treatment centers really have their work cut out for them when it comes to providing exceptional alcohol rehabilitation.  It is the most widely abused drug in the country and is easily  and legally accessible.  It exists in almost every social climate, making sobriety a tough battle to tread.  Twelve hours from Dallas Texas is one of the premier alcohol treatment centers (among other addiction treatment services)  Vista Taos Renewal Center. Thee staff know how difficult the journey is when fighting alcoholism.  How do you know when you’ve reached the need for assistance?

Most alcohol treatment centers will assess the need for treatment similarly.  There are a few simple questions to determine if your relationship with alcohol is heading down a bad road. 

  1.  Are you drinking on a regular basis to “feel normal” or to suppress emotions?
  2. Has alcohol caused you any grief in your life, such as a job loss or failed relationship?
  3. Is alcohol starting to affect your health?

A simple “yes” to one or more of the questions listed above might mean that you should consider researching alcohol rehabilitation centers in your area.  If you’re in Texas, know that you’re just one state away from a facility that can assist you in the difficult journey of alcohol rehab.  For many, seeking treatment outside of your “home” community and familiar environment can provide a great start on the road to recovery.

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