Drug Abuse Laporte IN

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.

Behavioral Health Services of
(219) 326-2420
1007 Lincoln Way
La Porte, IN
Hotline
(219) 326-2419
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men

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LaPorte County Comprehensive MH Inc
(219) 879-4621
450 Saint John Road
Michigan City, IN
Hotline
(888) 257-4421
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Addiction Recovery Centers Inc
(574) 533-6154
232 West Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Wabash Valley Hospital Inc
(765) 423-2638
610 Main Street
Lafayette, IN
Hotline
(765) 423-2638
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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YWCA of Saint Joseph County
(574) 233-9491
1102 South Fellows Street
South Bend, IN
Hotline
(866) 937-9922
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
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Madison Center Inc
(219) 879-8539
3714 South Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Jubilee House Ministry
(260) 422-2908
2705 Chestnut Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN

Data Provided by:
Alpha Resources Inc
(317) 293-9874
3901 West 30th Street
Indianapolis, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Aurora Addiction Services
(765) 983-3150
1401 Chester Boulevard
Richmond, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Life Treatment Centers Inc
(574) 233-5433x218
1402 South Michigan Street
South Bend, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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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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