Alcohol Abuse West Plains MO

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.

Family Counseling Center Inc
(417) 257-9152
3411 Division Drive
West Plains, MO
Hotline
(800) 356-5395
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Gibson Recovery Center Inc
(573) 422-3466
202 West 4th Street
Vienna, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Midwest ADP Center
(816) 331-3090
313 Municipal Circle
Raymore, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Preferred Family Healthcare Inc
(816) 364-6007
2409 North Woodbine Road
Saint Joseph, MO
Hotline
(888) 208-0651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Gibson Recovery Center Inc
(573) 332-0416
104 Ash Street
Van Buren, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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COMTREA Inc
(636) 931-2700x247
3343 Armbruster Road
DeSoto, MO
Hotline
(800) 811-4760
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Escape Alcohol and Drugs
(660) 263-7552
501 North Ault Street
Moberly, MO
Hotline
(660) 263-7552
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Family Counseling Center Inc
(573) 481-0031
108 West Center Street
Sikeston, MO
Hotline
(800) 356-5395
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men

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Pathways CBH Inc
(573) 729-6222
913 South Pershing Avenue
Salem, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bridgeway Counseling Services Inc
(636) 757-2300
1570 South Main Street
Saint Charles, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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