Alcoholism affects all segments of American life. The National Institute of Drug Abuse reports that in 2009, an estimated 6.8 percent of Americans had consumed five or more drinks on at least five occasions within the month preceding their survey. In addition, the National Center for Biotechnology Information reports that an estimated one in six Americans has a, problem. If you have developed a drinking problem, understanding your options for treatment is important. Alcohol rehab centers can offer you the medical attention and support you need get your drinking problem under control so you can reclaim your life.