Alcohol Dependency Jerome ID

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.

Sitman Inc
(208) 732-6112
1100 North Lincoln Street
Jerome, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Sitman Inc
(208) 732-6112
202 2nd Avenue North
Twin Falls, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Criminal justice clients

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Canyon View Psychiatric and Addiction
(208) 734-6760
228 Shoup Avenue West
Twin Falls, ID
Hotline
(208) 734-6760
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Walker Center
(208) 734-4200
762 Falls Avenue
Twin Falls, ID
Hotline
(208) 734-4200
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Alcoholism Intervention Services
(208) 468-0600
994 West Corporate Lane
Nampa, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Proactive Advantage
(208) 734-0407
1061 Blue Lakes Boulevard North
Twin Falls, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Positive Connections
(208) 737-9999
647 Filer Avenue
Twin Falls, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women

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Competency Development Center
(208) 736-5048
2469 Wright Avenue
Twin Falls, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Powder Basin Associates
(208) 255-2950
1203 Michigan Street
Sandpoint, ID
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Preferred Child And Family Services
(208) 678-9114
2303 Park Avenue
Burley, ID
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, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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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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