Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Beaver Dam WI

It’s not always easy to recognize alcoholism and drug addiction. For some people the slide toward bottom happens very quickly and it’s easily detected. Someone in the grip of addiction is typically so consumed with alcohol or drugs that little else matters. Personal appearance, responsibilities, normal activities, relationships, sleep and eating patterns all deteriorate.

Psychiatric Associates
(920) 885-2780
200 Front Street
Beaver Dam, WI
Hotline
(920) 885-2780
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Family Resources Associates Inc
(920) 261-4100
1315 West Main Street
Watertown, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Libertas of Sheboygan
(920) 803-0740
2108 Koehler Memorial Drive
Sheboygan, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Interconnections SC
(262) 654-5333
920 60th Street
Kenosha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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AODA Program
(715) 682-7116
303 Elm Street
Odanah, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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Dodge County Department of
(920) 386-3500
199 Home Road
Juneau, WI
Hotline
(920) 386-3500
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Richland County Health and Human Servs
(608) 647-6384x222
1000 Highway 14 West
Richland Center, WI
Hotline
(608) 647-2106
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Exodus Transitional Care Facility Inc
(262) 626-4166
1421 Fond Du Lac Avenue
Kewaskum, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Saint Croix Tribal
(877) 455-1901x5264
4404 State Road 70
Webster, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Family Services of Northeast WI Inc
(920) 739-4226
1810 Appleton Road
Menasha, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Gays and Lesbians
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction

It’s not always easy to recognize alcoholism and drug addiction. For some people the slide toward bottom happens very quickly and it’s easily detected. Someone in the grip of addiction is typically so consumed with alcohol or drugs that little else matters. Personal appearance, responsibilities, normal activities, relationships, sleep and eating patterns all deteriorate. Others are high-functioning and can hide their alcoholism and drug addiction for long periods of time before it begins to interfere with their life.

Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: Patterns

Someone who is struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction will typically have certain patterns of usage. For example, the must-have nightly cocktails, always having alcohol available in the house or at social functions, mood swings that could indicate someone is high or coming down off of a high, unusual sleeping patterns, isolating, leaving the house at odd hours, frequent visits to the doctor complaining of symptoms that require pain medication – these are patterns to watch.

If alcohol or drug usage is not interfering with an individual’s ability to manage life or relationships, then it’s not yet at a problem level. Some people can use alcohol and drugs for recreational purposes while others get hooked immediately. The best indication is the manageability of a person’s life.

Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction: Appearance

Generally a person’s appearance and their surroundings are indicative o...

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