Looking for Alcoholism Treatment Saint Joseph MO

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.

Family Guidance Ctr for Behav Hlthcare
(816) 364-1862
901 Felix Street
Saint Joseph, MO
Hotline
(816) 236-2360
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Family Counseling Center Inc
(573) 888-8454
1301 1st Street
Kennett, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Christian Hospital Recovery Centers
(314) 842-7220
11200 Tesson Ferry Street
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Gibson Recovery Center Inc
(573) 624-2322
7 North Catalpa Street
Dexter, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients

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Gateway Foundation Inc
(314) 421-6188x3103
1430 Olive Street
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Preferred Family Healthcare Inc
(816) 364-6007
2409 North Woodbine Road
Saint Joseph, MO
Hotline
(888) 208-0651
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

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Community Services of MO
(314) 984-9210
11736 Manchester Road
Des Peres, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Provident Inc
(314) 371-6500x1145
2650 Olive Street
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men

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Pathways CBH Inc
(660) 831-0908
615 Cherokee Drive
Marshall, MO
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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Alliance Counseling Associates
(417) 425-0455
154 Wintergreen Street
Branson, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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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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