Drug Abuse Royal Oak MI

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.

Eastwood Clinics
(248) 542-6070
1515 North Stephenson Highway
Royal Oak, MI
Hotline
(248) 542-6070
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Eastwood Clinics
(248) 288-9333
30701 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Recovery Consultants Inc
(248) 543-1090
2710 West 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Millennium Treatment Services LLC
(248) 547-2223
1400 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Gateway Counseling Center
(248) 414-3382
1463 East 12 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Catholic Social Services of
(248) 548-4044
1424 East 11 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Oakland Family Services
(248) 544-4004x218
2351 West 12 Mile Road
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Arabic, Hindi

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Smith Counseling Centers
(248) 398-7061
2790 Coolidge Highway
Berkley, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Chambers and Associates Company
(248) 589-1133
12 Church Avenue
Clawson, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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Lutheran Child and Family Services
(248) 968-0100x226
15160 West 8 Mile Road
Oak Park, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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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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