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Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Laporte IN

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.

Behavioral Health Services of
(219) 326-2420
1007 Lincoln Way
La Porte, IN
Hotline
(219) 326-2419
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men

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Madison Center Inc
(219) 879-8539
3714 South Franklin Street
Michigan City, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Otis R Bowen Ctr for Human Servs Inc
(260) 248-8176
119 West Market Street
Columbia City, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Steps of Addiction Recovery LLC
(812) 378-2660
1601 Orinoco Avenue
Columbus, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Otis R Bowen Ctr for Human Servs Inc
(574) 267-7169x2010
850 North Harrison Street
Warsaw, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
LaPorte County Comprehensive MH Inc
(219) 879-4621
450 Saint John Road
Michigan City, IN
Hotline
(888) 257-4421
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Family Service of Central Indiana
(317) 634-6341
98 East North Street
Greenfield, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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Turning Point Counseling Inc
(765) 447-9545
100 Executive Drive
Lafayette, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Indy Interventions LLC
(317) 885-8296
500 South Polk Street
Greenwood, IN
Hotline
(317) 885-8296
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Community Hospitals of Indiana Inc
(317) 621-7600
6950 Hillsdale Court
Indianapolis, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
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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