Alcohol Treatment Washington DC

Alcoholism has been defined by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a disease in that it is chronic, progressive and fatal if left untreated. Alcoholism knows no boundaries. It crosses age, race, sex, culture, background and socioeconomic status. The university professor standing at the front of the classroom is just as likely to be afflicted with alcoholism as the college student sitting in the back.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Salvation Army
(202) 269-6333x226
2100 New York Avenue NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Hillcrest Children''s Center
(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Oasis
(202) 396-9480
910 Bladensburg Road NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Whitman Walker Clinic/Mental Hlth and
(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 797-4444
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Alcohol Treatment

Alcoholism has been defined by the American Medical Association (AMA) as a disease in that it is chronic, progressive and fatal if left untreated. Alcoholism knows no boundaries. It crosses age, race, sex, culture, background and socioeconomic status. The university professor standing at the front of the classroom is just as likely to be afflicted with alcoholism as the college student sitting in the back.

The good news is that alcoholism is treatable with varying degrees of success. It is always the individual who determines how successful alcohol treatment is and their degree of willingness is usually dependent upon the severity of consequences related to their drinking. Most people struggling with alcoholism are unaware they are in the grips of a powerful disease. They make any number of attempts to control it and quite often believe that they can be successful at it. But alcoholism has been described as “cunning, baffling and powerful.” Left to their own devices, those who are in the grips of addiction will likely stay rooted in denial and keep drinking in spite of great devastation wrecked upon themselves and those they love.

Alcoholism is characterized by a powerful obsession and craving for alcohol. This can be unbearable to the point where nothing short of a jail cell can keep an individual from taking a drink. Due to the nature of the disease and the powerful cravings of mind and body, it often takes professional help to arrest alcoholism. Inpatient...

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