Rehabilitation for Drugs and Alcohol Washington DC

An addict is like steeply sloping ground. If you put almost anything on it, it’s going to roll down. It might not roll immediately, but the slightest disruption and whatever you’ve put on there is going to come crashing down, just because that’s how gravity works with angles.

Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
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
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Whitman Walker Clinic/Mental Hlth and
(202) 939-7623
1701 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 797-4444
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 535-1242
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Hillcrest Children''s Center
(202) 232-6100
1325 W Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Data Provided by:
Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

Data Provided by:
Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Mental Health Substance Abuse Program
(202) 462-4788x241
2831 15th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Latin American Youth Center
(202) 319-2225
1419 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Pregnant/postpartum women, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Samaritan Inns
(202) 667-8831
2523 14th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Halfway house

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Rehabilitation for Drugs and Alcohol

The problem with drug alcohol rehabilitation is that you’re dealing with addicts. Addicts are not like normal people. You can compare them to the ground. If the ground is flat, nothing slides down it. You can rest pretty much anything on that flat surface, and the things’ behavior is inert. It just sits there, doing its job being flat ground.

An addict is like steeply sloping ground. If you put almost anything on it, it’s going to roll down. It might not roll immediately, but the slightest disruption and whatever you’ve put on there is going to come crashing down, just because that’s how gravity works with angles.

Successful Drug Alcohol Rehabilitation

The only action someone can take to keep from backsliding into oblivion (i.e. drug abuse, alcohol abuse and death) is to embrace drug alcohol rehabilitation wholeheartedly. Drug alcohol rehabilitation puts brakes on the entire self-destructive cyclic process of abuse. It’s not a magic bullet though; what it does is teach the addicted personality type how to handle living without drugs. It teaches the addict how to live without drugs; how to find and keep connected to a support community; even how to become part of that support community themselves, thereby helping the addict to save his or her own life.

Drug alcohol rehabilitation helps individuals overcome the complex medical challenges that face them; it helps individuals to overcome the physical addiction; the cognitive booby tra...

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