Change to Recovery from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Decatur AL

Alcohol and drugs are not the problems; they are what people use to numb the internal pain, thus helping oneself cope. These issues have both physical and psychological components—anything from anemia, hypoglycemia, or a sluggish thyroid to attention deficient disorder, brain-wave pattern imbalances, or deep emotional pain—Depression, Anxiety, Panic, OCD, Anger, Sadness, Fear.

Mental Health Ctr of North Central AL
(256) 353-9116
4110 U.S. Highway 31 South
Decatur, AL
Hotline
(256) 355-6091
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Family Life Center
(256) 997-9356
300 Gault Avenue South
Fort Payne, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Bridge Inc
(205) 344-6483
6001 12th Avenue East
Tuscaloosa, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Indian Rivers Mental Health Center
(205) 926-4681
2439 Main Street
Brent, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Alcohol and Drug Abuse
(205) 923-6552
2701 Jefferson Avenue SW
Birmingham, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS

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Bradford Health Services
(800) 879-7272
1600 Browns Ferry Road
Madison, AL
Hotline
(800) 879-7272
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Anniston Fellowship House Inc
(256) 236-7229
106 East 22nd Street
Anniston, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Bradford Health Services
(800) 293-7191
631 Beacon Parkway West
Birmingham, AL
Hotline
(205) 647-1945
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Family Life Center
(256) 574-3448
211 South Market Street
Scottsboro, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Aletheia House
(205) 324-6502
201 Finley Avenue West
Birmingham, AL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Change to Recovery from Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

“Once an alcoholic, always an alcoholic” the American Psychiatric profession believes. Once a drug addict, always a drug addict. Dorothy M. Neddermeyer, PhD, Holistic Healer says Relapse is just a part of the recovery and alcoholism/drug addiction is a disease “Not true”. “Using a holistic approach – Body, Mind and Spirit—people can be healed of alcoholism and drug addiction without relapse and without cravings by healing the underlying causes which precipitate the need to use alcohol or drugs to cope. A holistic approach incorporates life coaching, massage therapy, acupuncture, hypnotherapy, yoga, physical fitness, spiritual awakening, as well as Chinese herbology.”The ‘Once an addict always an addict and Relapse is a Part of Recovery’ paradigm has crippled and doomed many people to a life of struggle and self-deprecation throughout the world. “You are not an alcoholic or an addict. You are not incurably diseased. You have merely chosen a substance to cope with the underlying conditions that you can heal, at which time your dependency will cease completely and forever.” Today, having healed hundreds of people labeled alcoholics and drug addicts, I speak with complete certainty that alcoholism and addictions are not diseases. If not a disease, what are they? The answer is that they are labels used to describe the states in which you find yourself after you have used alcohol or addictive drugs in large quantities or long enough period of time to have developed a dependency o...

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