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Drug Abuse Sevierville TN

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.

Peninsula Outpatient Center
(865) 970-9800
124 North Henderson Avenue
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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English Mountain Recovery
(877) 459-8595
1096 Alpine Drive
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Cherokee Health Systems
(865) 573-0698
10731 Chapman Highway
Seymour, TN
Hotline
(865) 573-0698
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pathways of Tennessee Inc
(731) 541-8200
238 Summar Drive
Jackson, TN
Hotline
(800) 372-0693
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Hiwassee Mental Health Center/Athens
(423) 745-8802
1805 Ingleside Avenue
Athens, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bendell Alcohol and Drug Treatment Fac
(865) 774-4432
114 Bruce Street
Sevierville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Brookhaven Retreat
(865) 573-3656
1016 IC King Road
Seymour, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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New Hope Recovery Center
(423) 581-2411
233 West Main Street
Morristown, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Renewal House Inc
(615) 255-5222x108
3410 Clarksville Highway
Nashville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Florence Crittenton Agency
(865) 602-2021
Substance Abuse Program
Knoxville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, 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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