Alcohol Abuse among College Students Jenison MI

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.

Pine Rest Christian Mental Hlth Servs
(616) 222-3700
4211 Parkway Place
Grandville, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
SOS Counseling Services
(616) 732-8110
942 West Fulton Street
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Pine Rest
(616) 242-6400
2303 Kalamazoo Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Hotline
(616) 455-9200
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Catholic Charities West Michigan
(616) 356-6289
40 Jefferson Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Eastern Clinic
(616) 243-6262
1555 Eastern Avenue SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

Data Provided by:
Pine Rest Christian Mental Hlth Servs
(616) 222-3720
550 3 Mile Road
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Pine Rest
(616) 227-6861
523 Lyon Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI
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), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Our Hope Association
(616) 451-2039
324 Lyon Street NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Ottawa, Romanian, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Mel Trotter Ministries
(616) 454-8249x229
225 Commerce Street SW
Grand Rapids, MI
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
Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Salvation Army
(616) 742-0351x742
72 Sheldon Boulevard SE
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

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 ...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Sober Recovery