Alcohol Abuse Mc Minnville TN

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

CHEER Mental Health Center
(931) 473-9649
120 Omni Drive
Mc Minnville, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Council for Alcohol/DA Servs Inc
(423) 267-6425x201
911 Pineville Road
Chattanooga, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Cumberland Heights Outpatient of
(931) 455-4272
305 South Jackson Street
Tullahoma, TN
Hotline
(800) 646-9998
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Cumberland Mental Health Services Inc
(615) 824-5801
133 Indian Lake Road
Hendersonville, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Metro Health Department
(615) 862-7900
526 8th Avenue South
Nashville, TN
Hotline
(615) 340-2172
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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E M Jellinek Center
(865) 525-4627
130 Hinton Avenue
Knoxville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
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, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Memphis Alcohol and Drug Council Inc
(901) 274-0056
1870 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN
Hotline
(901) 274-0056
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pathfinders Inc
(615) 452-5688
432 East Main Street
Gallatin, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 764-2196
1241 Volunteer Parkway
Bristol, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Quinco Mental Health Center
(731) 925-5054
1105 Pickwick Road
Savannah, TN
Hotline
(800) 467-2515
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

There’s a lot of misconceptions swirling around about the notion of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. While alcohol abuse is often a precursor to alcoholism, this is not always the case. Someone can abuse alcohol and not be an alcoholic. The difference lies in the genetic make-up of each individual. People predisposed to alcoholism have a genetic predisposition that results in processing alcohol differently than others. This makes it difficult for them to stop drinking once they start. This phenomenon is known as craving. Craving for alcohol occurs on a mental and physical level, and can be so intense in alcoholics that everything else goes out the window. Work, school, relationships, responsibilities - all have been known to fall by the wayside in order to satisfy the craving for alcohol.

This is a considerable difference from someone who may begin drinking heavily after the loss of a loved one. Major life trauma or transitions can lead an individual to abuse alcohol in order to cope with grief and stress. While this is not the healthiest behavior, neither does it mean someone is an alcoholic. The best indicator is life management. If someone drin...

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