Drug Abuse Brookfield WI

Nobody sets out to get addicted to drugs or alcohol. Usually it starts off casually, as an offer from a friend, a desire to belong or just the desire to experiment and see what it’s like. This can lead to more recreational use until before you know it, you’re reaching for the alcohol or drug to relax, to relieve stress, to reward yourself or to handle difficult situations.

Red Oak Counseling Ltd
(262) 780-1020
12970 West Bluemound Road
Elm Grove, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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Pathways Counseling Center
(262) 641-9790
13105 West Bluemound Road
Brookfield, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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American Behavioral Clinic
(414) 774-1794
9720 West Bluemound Road
Milwaukee, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Aurora Psychiatric Hospital
(414) 454-6600
1220 Dewey Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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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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American Behavioral Clinic
(262) 797-2818
15285 Watertown Plank Road
Elm Grove, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-4068
2085 North Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI
Hotline
(262) 928-4036
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, 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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Quality Addiction Management (QAM)
(414) 672-3801
1610 Miller Parkway
Milwaukee, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-4036
13900 West National Avenue
New Berlin, 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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North Shore Clinic and Consulting
(414) 545-1950
2363 South 102nd Street
West Allis, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Drug Abuse

Many people use drug abuse interchangeably with drug dependency and drug addiction. There are minor distinctions between these terms, but generally one leads to another.


Nobody sets out to get addicted to drugs or alcohol. Usually it starts off casually, as an offer from a friend, a desire to belong or just the desire to experiment and see what it’s like. This can lead to more recreational use until before you know it, you’re reaching for the alcohol or drug to relax, to relieve stress, to reward yourself or to handle difficult situations. Once drug use reaches this stage, it can quickly become abuse. It’s no longer “just for fun” but to handle life.
Some people abuse drugs for a short period of time but can recognize their behavior isn’t healthy, and stop. Others don’t have the desire or the ability to stop. Their drug abuse spirals into drug dependency and from there, it’s an invisible line into drug addiction.

When Drug Abuse Starts

Most drug abuse starts in the teenage years when curiosity, peer pressure and the awkwardness of adolescence is high. Statistics show that the younger someone is when they start using, the more likely he or she will struggle with drug abuse or addiction later in life. The most notable signs that someone is slipping into drug use is a change in personality and usual behavior patterns. A teenager who is normally very active and social may suddenly become more reclusive and spend more time alone. They start to lose interest in activities a...

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