Alcohol Dependency Mukwonago WI

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.

Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-4068
240 Maple Avenue
Mukwonago, WI
Hotline
(262) 928-4036
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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La Casa de Esperanza
(262) 928-4402
210 NW Barstow Street
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
French, German, Italian, Polish, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Genesis House
(262) 544-0711
1002 Motor Avenue
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Southeastern Youth/Family Services Inc
(262) 549-6638
West 222 South 3210 Racine Avenue
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Aro Counseling Centers Inc
(262) 367-5104
2314 North Grandview Bouldvard
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Quality Addiction Management (QAM)
(262) 549-6600
2422 North Grandview Boulevard
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Century House
(262) 544-6233
1130 Northview Road
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Lutheran Social Services
(262) 542-2663
325 Sentinel Drive
Waukesha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-6900
3011 Saylesville Road
Waukesha, WI
Hotline
(262) 928-4036
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-4068
721 American Avenue
Waukesha, WI
Hotline
(262) 928-4036
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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