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Looking for Alcoholism Treatment Laporte IN

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.

Behavioral Health Services of
(219) 326-2420
1007 Lincoln Way
La Porte, IN
Hotline
(219) 326-2419
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men

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LaPorte County Comprehensive MH Inc
(219) 879-4621
450 Saint John Road
Michigan City, IN
Hotline
(888) 257-4421
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Southwest IN Mental Health Center Inc
(812) 423-7791
415 Mulberry Street
Evansville, IN
Hotline
(812) 423-7791
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Joseph Corporation
(219) 759-6760
793-2 Juniper Road
Valparaiso, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Indy Interventions LLC
(317) 885-8296
500 South Polk Street
Greenwood, IN
Hotline
(317) 885-8296
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Madison Center Inc
(219) 879-8539
3714 South Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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New Directions Inc
(765) 589-3318x225
360 North 775 East
Lafayette, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Samaritan Center
(812) 295-3090
200 John F Kennedy Avenue
Loogootee, IN
Hotline
(812) 886-6800x1
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Park Center Inc
(260) 724-9669x3020
809 High Street
Decatur, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Elkhart General Hospital
(574) 294-2621x3348
600 East Boulevard
Elkhart, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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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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