Substance Abuse Washington DC

Alcohol poisoning is a result of substance abuse that is often over-looked. Alcohol poisoning occurs when alcohol is consumed excessively and begins to adversely affect bodily functions. In severe cases, the body can completely shut down and the person will succumb to cardiac arrest.

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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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

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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Second Genesis Inc
(202) 222-0120
1320 Harvard 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
Seniors/older adults, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 698-6080
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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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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RAP Inc Regional Addiction Prevention
(202) 462-7500
1949 4th Street NE
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)

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Salvation Army
(202) 269-6333x226
2100 New York Avenue NE
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), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Criminal justice clients

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

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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

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Substance Abuse

Substance abuse is a large growing problem in our society. Substance abuse basically means using drugs and alcohol in excess. This can include legal and illegal drugs, prescribed and over the counter drugs and even the use of chemicals as inhalants such as glues and solvents.

Recreational substance abuse is the excessive use of drugs for the only purpose of having a good time. This could include using drugs or alcohol at a party with friends. These activities can lead to addiction and harm to one’s body. This could be as serious as a seizure, stroke, heart attack or complete respiratory failure, which ends in death.

Alcohol poisoning is a result of substance abuse that is often over-looked. Alcohol poisoning occurs when alcohol is consumed excessively and begins to adversely affect bodily functions. In severe cases, the body can completely shut down and the person will succumb to cardiac arrest.

Using inhalants (also know as huffing) is very dangerous. The inhalant cuts off the oxygen supply to the user. The active ingredients are often very flammable which when used in a poorly ventilated area can cause to an explosion. Inhalants are a quick way to kill some brain cells.

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