Alcohol Abuse among College Students Gettysburg 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.

Adams Hanover Counseling Services Inc
(717) 334-9111
44 South Franklin Street
Gettysburg, PA
Hotline
(717) 632-4900
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Mountain Manor Treatment Center
(301) 447-2361
9701 Keysville Road
Emmitsburg, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Cornerstone Counseling and
(717) 632-6555
11 York Street
Hanover, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Catoctin Summit
(240) 420-5400
5980 Cullen Drive
Sabillasville, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Catoctin Counseling Center
(301) 271-4870
112 East Main Street
Thurmont, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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PA Counseling Services Gettysburg Psyc
(717) 337-0026
334 York Street
Gettysburg, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Adams Hanover Counseling Services Inc
(717) 632-4900x2100
625 West Elm Avenue
Hanover, PA
Hotline
(717) 632-4900
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Clarity Way Inc
(717) 225-3906
544 Iron Ridge Road
Hanover, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
Arabic, French, Greek, Spanish

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Carroll County Health Department
(410) 876-4800
290 South Center Street
Westminster, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Gaudenzia Inc
(717) 233-3424
2039 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA
Hotline
(888) 237-8984
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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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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