Alcohol Abuse among College Students Portsmouth OH

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.

Counseling Center
(740) 354-6550
605 Front Street
Portsmouth, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Counseling Center/Stepping Stone House
(740) 354-6550
1409 2nd Street
Portsmouth, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pathways Inc
(606) 473-7333
57 Dora Lane
Greenup, KY
Hotline
(606) 324-1141
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Urban Ounce of Prevention Services
(330) 867-5400
1501 South Hawkins Avenue
Akron, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women

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Bridgeway Inc
(216) 281-2660
8301 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH
Hotline
(216) 281-2660
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Bridges Adolecent Treatment Program
(740) 354-6550
1311 2nd Street
Portsmouth, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Scioto County Counseling Center
(740) 820-8600
947 Rapp Montgomery Road
Lucasville, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
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, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Bethesda Blue Ash Treatment Program
(513) 489-6011
11305 Reed Hartman Highway
Cincinnati, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Family Services of the Cincinnati Area
(513) 345-8555
4440 Gleneste-Withamsville Road
Cincinnati, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
French, Spanish

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Recovery Services of North West Ohio
(419) 599-7040
219 East Washington Street
Napoleon, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
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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