Looking for Alcoholism Treatment Cave Creek AZ

Presently, there are three primary drug therapies used to combat alcoholism. Antabuse causes a severe negative reaction in individuals who drink. When mixed with alcohol, antabuse can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from sweating to convulsions. The idea is to associate drinking with these adverse reactions so the individual is less interested in drinking.

Thunderbird Treatment Center
(602) 938-2301
13820 North 51st Avenue
Glendale, AZ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Mountain Valley and Associates Inc
(602) 870-0972
2432 West Peoria Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Behavioral Awareness Center Inc
(520) 629-9126
1475 West Saint Marys Road
Tucson, AZ
Hotline
(520) 971-5671
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Verde Valley Guidance Clinic Inc
(928) 634-2236
8 East Cottonwood Street
Cottonwood, AZ
Hotline
(928) 634-2236
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Native American Connections Inc
(602) 424-2060
4520 North Central Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Hopi, Lakota, Navajo, Pima, Spanish

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Banner Thunderbird Behavioral Health
(602) 865-5555
5555 West Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ
Hotline
(602) 254-4357
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Community Medical Services Inc
(602) 248-8886
2255 West Northern Avenue
Phoenix, AZ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Intensive Treatment Systems LLC
(602) 996-0099
19401 North Cave Creek Road
Phoenix, AZ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Little Colorado
(928) 337-4301
470 West Cleveland Street
Saint Johns, AZ
Hotline
(928) 337-4301
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Southeastern AZ
(520) 432-7751
1326 Highway 92
Bisbee, AZ
Hotline
(520) 586-9161
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Looking for Alcoholism Treatment

There is no treatment for alcoholism. At this moment prevention is the only cure. Specific problems such as cravings, associated with alcohol use can be handled with the aid of drug therapy. Research is underway to develop new drugs that address other symptoms of alcoholism. Presently, there are three primary drug therapies used to combat alcoholism. Antabuse causes a severe negative reaction in individuals who drink. When mixed with alcohol, antabuse can cause a variety of symptoms ranging from sweating to convulsions. The idea is to associate drinking with these adverse reactions so the individual is less interested in drinking. Antabuse does not address the actual physical craving an alcohol experiences. Antabuse has significant risk to the user and should only be used by individuals serious about not drinking.

Treatment for Alcoholism

Unlike Antabuse, Naltrexone actually reduces the physical cravings associated with alcohol dependency. This drug therapy is available in an extended release formula. Generally the pill is prescribed for a specific period of time, such as ten to twelve weeks, as assistance when someone completely stops drinking. This is to prevent relapse which is likely during the early stages of recovery. Naltrexone is also available as an injection. As with any drug therapy, there are possible side effects with this drug. Side effects include joint pain, nausea, vomiting, and anxiety. Campral is the third drug available. Campral helps reestablish chemi...

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