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A Brief Overview of Alcoholism Rutherfordton NC

Nobody knows what causes alcoholism. People with parents who have alcoholism have a greater chance of getting the disease. Alcoholism may be related to the things we learn when we are growing up. Alcoholism is not caused by a lack of will power or moral values.

Woodridge Psychological Associates
(828) 287-7806
182 West Court Street
Rutherfordton, NC
Hotline
(828) 287-7806
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Pavillon International
(828) 694-2300x103
241 Pavillon Place
Mill Spring, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Therapeutic Alternatives Inc
(800) 277-3216
4270 Heath Dairy Road
Randleman, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Al-Con Counseling Associates
(336) 299-4655
612 Pasteur Drive
Greensboro, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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First Step Services LLC
(919) 419-0229
3329 Chapel Hill Boulevard
Durham, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Universal Mental Health Services Inc
(828) 245-8886
136 Commercial Drive
Forest City, NC
Hotline
(828) 245-8886
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Alternative Care Treatment Systems
(910) 438-0939
1329 Robinson Street
Fayetteville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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East Coast Solutions
(910) 251-8930
1314 South 16th Street
Wilmington, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Americas Addiction Treatment Inc
(704) 806-0394
1101 Tyvola Road
Charlotte, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Friendship Vision House
(336) 722-9709
533 Summit Street
Winston Salem, NC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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A Brief Overview of Alcoholism

Alcoholism is a most powerful disease which spoils the part of the brain that controls your feelings, the way you make decisions, and the way you act with others. Individuals with alcoholism are not able to control how much they drink.

Causes of Alcoholism

Nobody knows what causes alcoholism. People with parents who have alcoholism have a greater chance of getting the disease. Alcoholism may be related to the things we learn when we are growing up. Alcoholism is not caused by a lack of will power or moral values.

How can I tell if I have alcoholism?

It is not easy to tell if you have alcoholism. You might drink socially at first, but over time the drinking can get out of control. Your family, friends, or doctor might notice it before you do. You might drink to help yourself go to sleep or deal with stress and anxiety. Over time, you need to drink more to feel the same way.
As the drinking gets worse, you may have some of the following:
 
∗ Stomach ulcers
∗ Liver disease
∗ Mood problems, such as depression and irritability
∗ Trouble sleeping
∗ Problems with family and friends
∗ Problems at work.

You might have alcoholism if you have tried to quit drinking but were not able to stop. Alcoholism can make you do things you wouldn’t do if you were sober. Some of these things can hurt other people, even the people you love.

Where can I get help for alcoholism?

Your doctor can help you find the right treatment program. You also...

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