Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Greenville TX

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.

Glen Oaks Hospital
(903) 454-6000
301 East Division Street
Greenville, TX
Hotline
(800) 443-1109
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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South Texas Outpatient Program
(210) 736-4405
3780 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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South East Texas Management Network
(409) 813-8300
3401 57th Street
Port Arthur, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Northshore Treatment Center
(713) 455-7008
176 Uvalde Road
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Extended Aftercare Inc
(713) 695-8403
5002 North Shephard Drive
Houston, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS

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Addiction Treatment Resources
(903) 883-4500
3819 Highway 34
Greenville, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Sandstone Healthcare Inc
(210) 340-4666
6326 Sovereign Drive
San Antonio, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

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Green Oaks Behavior Healthcare
(972) 985-1599
4001 West 15th Street
Plano, TX
Hotline
(972) 991-9504
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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MH/MR of Tarrant County
(817) 569-4270
1527 Hemphill Street
Fort Worth, TX
Hotline
(817) 335-3022
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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LAAM and Methadone Program (LAMP)
(817) 336-0754
431 Fulton Street
Fort Worth, TX
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
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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