Drug Addiction Galion OH

Most people, who do not abuse drugs, do not understand why addicts become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to promote compulsive drug abuse. Non drug users view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and may characterize those who take drugs as morally weak.

Mansfield Urban Minority Alc and
(419) 525-3525
400 Bowman Street
Mansfield, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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New Beginnings Recovery Services
(419) 526-6168
270 Sterkel Boulevard
Mansfield, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Foundation For Living
(419) 589-5511x212
1451 Lucas Road
Mansfield, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Center for Individual and
(419) 756-1717
741 Scholl Road
Mansfield, OH
Hotline
(419) 522-4357
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Glenbeigh Hospital and Outpatient Ctrs
(440) 951-7000
2863 State Route 45
Rock Creek, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Cornell Abraxas Group Inc
(419) 747-3322
2775 State Route 39
Shelby, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Center for Individual and
(419) 756-1717
741 Scholl Road
Mansfield, OH
Hotline
(419) 522-4357
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Family Services of the Cincinnati Area
(513) 345-8555
4050 Executive Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
French, Spanish

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Lutheran Social Services
(419) 229-2222
205 West Market Street
Lima, OH
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Lake Area Recovery Center
(440) 998-0722
2711 Donohoe Drive
Ashtabula, OH
Hotline
(440) 998-0722
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Drug Addiction

Drug addiction is comparable to other chronic, relapsing conditions or diseases, and drug addiction can be managed successfully. And, as with other chronic diseases, it is not uncommon for a person to relapse and begin abusing drugs again. Relapse, however, does not signal failure-rather, it indicates that treatment should be re-started, adjusted, or that an alternate treatment method is needed to help the addict regain control and recover.

What is drug addiction?

Most people, who do not abuse drugs, do not understand why addicts become addicted to drugs or how drugs change the brain to promote compulsive drug abuse. Non drug users view drug abuse and addiction as strictly a social problem and may characterize those who take drugs as morally weak. One very common belief is that drug abusers should be able to just stop taking drugs if they are willing to change their behavior. What people often underestimate is the complexity of drug addiction-that it is a disease that impacts the brain and because of that, quitting drugs is not simply a matter of willpower.

Drug addiction is a chronic, often relapsing disease that causes compulsive drug use despite harmful consequences to the individual who is addicted. Drug addiction is a brain disease because the abuse of drugs leads to changes in the formation and function of the brain. Although it is true that for most people the initial decision to take drugs is voluntary, over time the changes in brain function caused by repeate...

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