Summary of Nicotine Addiction Gettysburg PA

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.

PA Counseling Services Gettysburg Psyc
(717) 337-0026
334 York Street
Gettysburg, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Mountain Manor Treatment Center
(301) 447-2361
9701 Keysville Road
Emmitsburg, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children

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Clarity Way Inc
(717) 225-3906
544 Iron Ridge Road
Hanover, PA
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)
Language Services
Arabic, French, Greek, Spanish

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Catoctin Summit
(240) 420-5400
5980 Cullen Drive
Sabillasville, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Catoctin Counseling Center
(301) 271-4870
112 East Main Street
Thurmont, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Adams Hanover Counseling Services Inc
(717) 334-9111
44 South Franklin Street
Gettysburg, PA
Hotline
(717) 632-4900
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Adams Hanover Counseling Services Inc
(717) 632-4900x2100
625 West Elm Avenue
Hanover, PA
Hotline
(717) 632-4900
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Cornerstone Counseling and
(717) 632-6555
11 York Street
Hanover, PA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Carroll County Health Department
(410) 876-4800
290 South Center Street
Westminster, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Gaudenzia Inc
(717) 233-3424
2039 North 2nd Street
Harrisburg, PA
Hotline
(888) 237-8984
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, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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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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