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Summary of Nicotine Addiction Bergenfield NJ

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.

Vantage Health System
(201) 385-4400x3058
2 Park Avenue
Dumont, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Professional Counseling Associates
(201) 265-0679
370 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Addiction Treatment for Latinos
(201) 525-1700
10 Banta Place
Hackensack, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Integrative Recovery Group
(201) 678-1999
200 Passaic Street
Hackensack, NJ
Hotline
(800) 322-5525
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Women, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Korean, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish

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Monsignor Wall Social Services Center
(201) 967-9020
230 East Ridgewood Avenue
Paramus, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men

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Van Ost Institute for
(201) 569-6667
150 East Palisade Avenue
Englewood, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Criminal justice clients

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Evergreen Treatment Center
(201) 967-4188
230 East Ridgewood Avenue
Paramus, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Care Plus New Jersey Inc
(201) 265-8200
610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Bergen County Community Action
(201) 342-0029
261 State Street
Hackensack, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
Spanish

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High Focus Centers
(201) 291-0055
40 Eisenhower Drive
Paramus, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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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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