Are You an Alcoholic? Washington DC

There are many groups and organizations that can help you stop drinking if you're an alcoholic and want to be sober. You don't have to go it alone and you don't have to live in shame.

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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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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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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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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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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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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Kolmac Clinic
(202) 638-1992
1411 K Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians

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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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Are You an Alcoholic?

Have you ever asked: Am I an alcoholic? If you have, you might want to consider taking a personal inventory to determine if you really do have a problem with alcohol. One of the biggest issues that face most alcoholics is the denial that they really have a problem, so if you catch yourself fudging on these questions and saying “maybe” or “sorta”, count that as a “yes” for the purposes of this self-evaluation .

• Do you lose time from work, school or other responsibilities because of drinking alcohol?
• Do you find that drinking alcohol makes you feel more confident socially?
• Is drinking alcohol ruining your reputation?
• Do you feel guilty for how much you drink?
• Is drinking alcohol interfering with your financial situation?
• Do you find yourself careless of your loved ones when you’re drinking alcohol?
• Does drinking alcohol interfere with your ambition?
• Do you want a drink in the morning?
• Does drinking interfere with your sleep?
• Do you drink to forget about trouble?

If you’ve answered yes to one or more of these questions, you are at risk for being an alcoholic should look into getting help .

If You’re an Alcoholic, There is Help

There are many groups and organizations that can help you stop drinking if you’re an alcoholic and want to be sober. You don’t have to go it alone and you don’t have to live in shame. There are many people who have found themselves as alcoholics and are now living clean, sober lives that they really enjoy. Someone who has been t...

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