Drug Abuse Princeton WV

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.

Southern Highlands Comm MH Center Inc
(304) 425-9541x228
200 12th Street Extension
Princeton, WV
Hotline
(304) 425-0122
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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EastRidge Health Systems
(304) 258-2889
Sugar Hollow Industrial Center
Berkeley Springs, WV
Hotline
(304) 258-2903
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Braxton County Fellowship Home
(304) 765-2616
72 South Stonewall Street
Sutton, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men

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Southern West Virginia
(304) 253-1441
201 Woodlawn Avenue
Beckley, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Word House Inc
(304) 523-9673
401 10th Street Suite 320
Huntington, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Mercer County Fellowship Home Inc
(304) 327-9876
421 Scott Street
Bluefield, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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United Summit Center
(304) 269-5220
37 Elizabeth Drive
Weston, WV
Hotline
(800) 786-6480
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Charleston Treatment Center Inc
(304) 344-5924
2157 Greenbrier Street
Charleston, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Wayne County Outpatient Services
(304) 272-3466x4014
145 Kenova Avenue
Wayne, WV
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Criminal justice clients

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Seneca Health Services Inc
(304) 872-2659x110
1 Stevens Road
Summersville, WV
Hotline
(304) 872-3659
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
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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