A Brief Overview of Alcoholism Westminster CO

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.

Valley Hope Association
(303) 487-1943
8471 Turnpike Drive
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Counseling Center of the Rockies/North
(303) 412-7723
3250 West 92nd Avenue
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Genesis Counseling
(303) 487-0090
8120 Sheridan Boulevard
Westminster, CO
Hotline
(303) 919-5400
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Dove Counseling Inc
(303) 429-3400
9450 Huron Street
Denver, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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A Renewal Treatment Center
(720) 540-7744
7280 Irving Street
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Choices in Living Counseling Center
(303) 427-4197
5005 West 81st Place
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Community Reach Center
(303) 853-3500
8931 Huron Street
Thornton, CO
Hotline
(303) 853-3500
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Arapahoe House
(303) 657-3700
4335 West 76th Avenue
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
Spanish

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Eagle Counseling Services Inc
(720) 974-2188
7131 Irving Street
Westminster, CO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Arapahoe House
(303) 412-3831
8801 Lipan Street
Thornton, CO
Hotline
(303) 657-3700
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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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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