Alcohol Dependency Waycross GA

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.

Treatment Center of Waycross
(912) 285-2658
1766 Memorial Drive
Waycross, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Pathways Carroll County
(770) 836-6678
153 Independence Drive
Carrollton, GA
Hotline
(888) 338-9048
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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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Gran Recovery Center
(678) 729-9900
215 Kirkland Road
Covington, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Private Clinic North
(706) 861-6458
822 Chickamauga Avenue
Rossville, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Russian

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South Georgia Treatment
(770) 775-9044
794 McDonough Road
Jackson, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Georgia Mountains Community Services
(706) 282-4542
5700 Fernside Drive
Toccoa, GA
Hotline
(800) 347-5827
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Albany Addiction Associates
(229) 903-0022
2607 Ledo Road
Albany, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Rockdale House for Men
(770) 483-3984
1060 Scott Street SE
Conyers, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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GRN CSB Lawrenceville
(770) 963-8141
175 Gwinnet Drive
Lawrenceville, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
(706) 367-5258
383 General Jackson Road
Jefferson, GA
Hotline
(706) 367-5258
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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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