Alcohol Abuse among College Students Conshohocken PA

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol.

Intercommunity Action Inc (INTERAC)
(215) 487-1330
Counseling Program (ADEFCP)
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Lower Merion Counseling Services
(610) 520-1510
850 Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Malvern Institute
(610) 265-4509
100 Ross Road
King Of Prussia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Central Montgomery MH/MR Center
(610) 279-9270
1201 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Valley Forge Medical Center
(610) 539-8500
1033 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Family House
(610) 278-0700
901 Dekalb Street
Norristown, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Interim House Inc
(215) 849-4606
333 West Upsal Street
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Fairmount Behavioral Health System
(215) 487-4000x4000
561 Fairthorne Avenue
Philadelphia, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

Data Provided by:
Womanspace
(610) 649-8136
120 Ardmore Avenue
Ardmore, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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, Women

Data Provided by:
Livengrin Counseling Center
(215) 540-8301
220 Commerce Drive
Fort Washington, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Alcohol Abuse among College Students

What is the root cause to make most of the college students to abuse alcohol? The answers are probably many, but the easy answer is this: Because they can.Abusing Alcohol is Simple

When there are so few immediate consequences for excessive drinking, when repeat offenders are not disciplined, when parents are not notified about their children’s drinking activities, when students get mixed messages from the college administration about alcohol, when students have seen their parents drinking alcohol in an irresponsible manner, when students are not informed about the long-tern negative consequences of alcohol abuse, when there are few alcohol-free social and recreational activities that are attractive to students, when minors or intoxicated students are served alcoholic beverages by the local drinking establishments, and when the drinking activities in the sororities and fraternities are not monitored—drinking and excessive drinking become so very easy.

What Draws Students to Abuse Alcohol?

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol, when the “good feelings” or the “fun” of getting an alcohol high or buzz are ...

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