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Summary of Nicotine Addiction Beaver Dam WI

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.

Psychiatric Associates
(920) 885-2780
200 Front Street
Beaver Dam, WI
Hotline
(920) 885-2780
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Family Resources Associates Inc
(920) 261-4100
1315 West Main Street
Watertown, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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North Shore Clinic and Consultants Inc
(262) 375-1116
West 62 North 248 Washington Avenue
Cedarburg, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Unified Community Services
(608) 723-6357
200 West Alona Lane
Lancaster, WI
Hotline
(800) 362-5717
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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MARCO Services Inc
(920) 684-0605
1114 South 11th Street
Manitowoc, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Dodge County Department of
(920) 386-3500
199 Home Road
Juneau, WI
Hotline
(920) 386-3500
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Pathways Counseling Center
(262) 641-9790
13105 West Bluemound Road
Brookfield, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Behavioral Medicine Center
(262) 928-4068
2085 North Calhoun Road
Brookfield, WI
Hotline
(262) 928-4036
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Seniors/older adults, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Lafayette County
(608) 776-4800
627 Main Street
Darlington, WI
Hotline
(608) 776-4848
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Aro Counseling Centers Inc
(414) 362-8147
5678 West Brown Deer Road
Milwaukee, WI
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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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