Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Bowling Green KY

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.

Park Place Recovery Center
(270) 901-5000x1145
822 Woodway Street
Bowling Green, KY
Hotline
(270) 901-5000x1268
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Rivendell Behavioral Health Services
(270) 843-1199
1035 Porter Pike
Bowling Green, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Hilltop Counseling Services
(270) 843-1804
1045 Elm Street
Bowling Green, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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LifeSkills Inc
(270) 237-4481
512 Bowling Green Road
Scottsville, KY
Hotline
(800) 223-8913
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Four Rivers Behavioral Health/Lakes
(270) 753-6622
1051 North 16th Street
Murray, KY
Hotline
(800) 592-3980
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Alternatives in Treatment LLC
(270) 393-9834
941 Lehman Avenue
Bowling Green, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Guesthouse Inc
(270) 781-3387
2349 Russellville Road
Bowling Green, KY
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

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Educational Counseling of America
(270) 843-9130
920 Clay Street
Bowling Green, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Bosnian, German, Khmer, Micronesian, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

Data Provided by:
LifeSkills Inc
(270) 586-8826
1031 Brookhaven Court
Franklin, KY
Hotline
(800) 223-8913
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Riverbend Treatment Center
(606) 464-9790
1220 Center Street
Beattyville, KY
Hotline
(800) 262-7491
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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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