Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Crestwood 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.

Seven Counties Services
(502) 222-7210
230 Yager Avenue
La Grange, KY
Hotline
(800) 221-0446
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Central State Hospital
(502) 253-7158
10510 LaGrange Road
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Baptist Hospital East
(502) 896-7105
4000 Kresge Way
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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AA and Associates Approved Alc/Drug
(502) 896-6900
4006 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Ten Broeck Hospital
(502) 896-0495
1405 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY
Hotline
(800) 866-8876
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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AA and Associates Approved Alc/Drug
(502) 896-6900
1005 New Moody Lane
LaGrange, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Ten Broeck Hospital
(502) 426-6380x3423
8521 LaGrange Road
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Men

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Center for Behavioral Health KY Inc
(502) 894-0234
1402 Browns Lane
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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David Harmon and Associates
(502) 896-8006
4010 Dupont Circle
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Thomas J Bumpas M Divinity
(502) 893-6789
6000 Brownsboro Park Boulevard
Louisville, KY
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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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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