Facebook SOTD: First step to quitting drinking

For many alcoholics, admitting that they have a problem is the most difficult step / File

If your new year's resolution is to stop drinking, we've got some tips for you to help you out.

It's what you wanted to know in our Facebook story of the day.

Licensed Psychologist Nick Carden says the first step is realizing that alcohol is a problem.

He says this is the most difficult step for an addict.

Carden also says you should let a family member or friend know in order to get help.

"Telling someone who knows how to get that person some support and some proper help because the statistics for addictions alone, the relapse rate is well over 50%," says Carden.

For a full list of clinics in the Southwest Georgia area and other assistance, visit here.

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