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Recognizing Alcoholism and Drug Addiction Waycross GA

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.

Treatment Center of Waycross
(912) 285-2658
1766 Memorial Drive
Waycross, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Middle Flint Behavioral Healthcare
(229) 928-2201
952 Anthony Drive
Americus, GA
Hotline
(800) 342-7843
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Martin Army Community Hospital
(706) 545-8362
7950 Martin Loop
Fort Benning, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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Highland Rivers Community Servs Board
(706) 270-5100x132
900 Shugart Road
Dalton, GA
Hotline
(800) 715-4225
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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McIntosh Trail MH/MR/SA Comm Serv Brd
(770) 358-5252
700 Highway 341 South
Barnesville, GA
Services Provided
Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Substance Abuse Recovery Center
(229) 732-5276x12
201 Villa Nova Street
Cuthbert, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients

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Fraser Center
(912) 369-7777
203 Mary Lou Drive
Hinesville, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Marr Inc
(678) 805-5100
2801 Clearview Place
Doraville, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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River Edge Project Connect
(478) 994-7600
168 Old Brent Road
Forsyth, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Men

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South Georgia Treatment
(770) 775-9044
794 McDonough Road
Jackson, GA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men
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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