Alcohol Abuse among College Students Erie 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.

Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(814) 860-2122
135 East 38th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Saint Vincent Health Center
(814) 452-5219
1910 Sassafras Street
Erie, PA
Hotline
(814) 452-5555
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Erie City Mission
(814) 452-4421
1017 French Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Esper Treatment Center
(814) 459-0817
25 West 18th Street
Erie, PA
Hotline
(814) 459-0817
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Catholic Charities And Counseling Adop
(814) 456-2091
329 West 10th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Deerfield Dual Diagnosis
(814) 878-2103
2610 German Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults

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Catholic Charities Counseling
(814) 456-2091
329 West 10 Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Gaudenzia Erie Inc
(814) 459-4775
414 West 5th Street
Erie, PA
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, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Gaudenzia Erie Inc
(814) 459-5853
521 West 7th Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
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, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Glenbiegh Center of Erie
(814) 864-4226
4906 Richmond Street
Erie, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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