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Summary of Nicotine Addiction Battle Creek MI

The most common form of nicotine dependence is associated with the inhalation of cigarette smoke. Pipe and cigar smoking, tobacco chewing and the use of snuff are less likely to lead to nicotine dependence. This article, therefore, focuses on cigarette smoking as the primary agent of nicotine addiction.

SPGB Services Inc
(269) 964-3830
32 West Van Buren Street
Battle Creek, MI
Hotline
(269) 964-3830
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Department of Veteran Affairs
(269) 966-5600x35682
5500 Armstrong Road
Battle Creek, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, 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
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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SPGB Services Inc
(269) 342-7348
118 East Paterson Street
Kalamazoo, MI
Hotline
(269) 342-7348
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Center for Counseling
(586) 716-0980
32743 23 Mile Road
New Baltimore, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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West Michigan Addiction Consultants PC
(616) 365-8800
3001 Fuller Avenue NE
Grand Rapids, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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Psychological Consultants of MI PC
(269) 968-2811x34
151 North Avenue
Battle Creek, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, French, Spanish

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Oakridge Counseling Center
(269) 963-7135
497 East Columbia Avenue
Battle Creek, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Turning Point Recovery Center
(248) 334-7760
54 Seneca Street
Pontiac, MI
Hotline
(800) 700-9063
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

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Oakland Psychological Clinic (PC)
(586) 294-3030
16664 15 Mile Road
Fraser, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Arabic, Chaldean

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Insight Recovery Center
(313) 730-8118
23400 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn, MI
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Summary of Nicotine Addiction

Nicotine Addiction is a well-known among the teen community. Nicotine dependence can be successfully treated. The drug ‘Nicotine’ is a psychoactive drug with effects that reinforce tobacco use even though known harmful health effects. Family physicians are in an excellent position to promote both smoking cessation and smoking prevention. Nicotine is a psychoactive agent whose continued use usually leads to addiction. The pharmacologic and psychologic processes that determine nicotine addiction are similar to those that determine addiction to other drugs, such as heroin and cocaine. The most common form of nicotine dependence is associated with the inhalation of cigarette smoke. Pipe and cigar smoking, tobacco chewing and the use of snuff are less likely to lead to nicotine dependence. This article, therefore, focuses on cigarette smoking as the primary agent of nicotine addiction.

Cigarette smoking may be responsible for as many as 350,000 deaths annually in the United States, representing 18 percent of all deaths. Total costs of smoking-related health care and lost productivity amount to approximately $65 billion each year.

Despite escalating cigarette consumption worldwide, U.S. smoking rates are declining. Consumption reached a peak in the early 1960s, when 42 percent of adults smoked (52 percent of men and 34 percent of women). Per capita consumption began to drop after 1964, when the U.S. Surgeon General reported tobacco use to be a major health hazard. Currently, 26...

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