Alcohol Dependency Greenville TX

The terms alcoholism and alcohol dependency are often used interchangeably. While both indicate a physical reliance upon alcohol, alcohol dependency is characterized by a dependence upon alcohol that results in physical withdrawal symptoms while alcoholism is an addiction to alcohol characterized by marked behavioral problems due to prolonged and excessive harmful use.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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South Texas Behavioral Health Center
(956) 388-1300
2102 West Trenton Street
Edinburg, TX
Hotline
(888) 977-1400
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Community Health Core
(903) 831-7585
1 Oaklawn Center
Texarkana, TX
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Volunteers of America
(936) 435-2454
705 Highway 2821
Huntsville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Richardson Regional Medical Center
(972) 498-4000x4861
401 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Serenity Foundation of Texas
(325) 673-6489
1502 North 2nd Street
Abilene, TX
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), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Lake Shore Ctr for Psychological Servs
(254) 776-0400x25
4555 Lake Shore Drive
Waco, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Best Recovery Healthcare Inc
(361) 572-9122
1708 North Laurent Street
Victoria, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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DePaul Center
(254) 776-5970
301 Londonderry Drive
Waco, TX
Hotline
(254) 776-5970
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient

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Alcohol Dependency

The terms alcoholism and alcohol dependency are often used interchangeably. While both indicate a physical reliance upon alcohol, alcohol dependency is characterized by a dependence upon alcohol that results in physical withdrawal symptoms while alcoholism is an addiction to alcohol characterized by marked behavioral problems due to prolonged and excessive harmful use.

This may seem like splitting hairs and it’s likely only a trained professional could be able to differentiate between alcohol dependency and alcoholism. While the marked difference is characterized by behavioral and personality patterns, in all likelihood alcohol dependency is merely a precursor to alcoholism. No one can tell when the invisible line will be crossed.

Someone experiencing alcohol dependency can be said to be physically dependent upon alcohol and will suffer withdrawal symptoms when alcohol leaves their system. These symptoms can range from mild to severe, resulting in headache, nausea, tremors, irritability, insomnia and anxiety. A higher level of dependency will result in more severe withdrawal symptoms, such as night sweats, night terrors, hallucinations, delirium tremens (DTs) and seizures.

Its important to not get too caught up in the differences between alcohol dependency and alcoholism. The best judge is not a professional but your own experience. If you are suffering serious consequences from your alcohol use that is jeopardizing your health, relationships, work, school, ...

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