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Drug Abuse Frankfort KY

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.

A New Decision
(502) 227-8299
313 Saint Clair Street
Frankfort, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Riverview Counseling
(502) 223-7739
214 West Main Street
Frankfort, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Awareness Counseling Consulting Inc
(859) 227-5707
418 Lexington Road
Versailles, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Bluegrass Regional MH/MR Board Inc
(859) 253-1686
1060 Glensboro Road
Lawrenceburg, KY
Hotline
(800) 928-8000
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Awareness Counseling Consulting Inc
(502) 867-0503
121 South Hamilton Street
Georgetown, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Bluegrass Education and
(502) 223-2017
925 Wash Road
Frankfort, KY
Hotline
(800) 928-8000
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bluegrass Regional MH/MR Board Inc
(859) 873-7316
Comprehensive Care Ctr/Woodford City
Versailles, KY
Hotline
(800) 928-8000
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Gaius A and R Counseling Services
(502) 839-9622
198 East Court Street
Lawrenceburg, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Thomas Peeples and Associates PSC
(502) 570-0155
1156 Lexington Road
Georgetown, KY
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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Bluegrass Regional MH MR Board Inc
(502) 863-4734
110 Roach Street
Georgetown, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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