Summary of Nicotine Addiction Mooresville NC

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.

ARP/Phoenix
(704) 799-0008
398 North Main Street
Mooresville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Counseling Center of Iredell
(704) 872-7638
120 South Park Avenue
Mooresville, NC
Hotline
(704) 872-7638
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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America''s Addiction Treatment Inc
(704) 806-0394
2046 Davie Avenue
Statesville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Treatment Centers LLC
(704) 645-8539
448 Jake Alexander Boulevard West
Salisbury, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Cabarrus Counseling and
(704) 786-9711
923 Union Street South
Concord, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Miracles Inc Healing Center
(704) 664-1009
134 Professional Park Drive
Mooresville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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McLeod Addictive Disease Center
(704) 871-2992
636 Signal Hill Drive Extension
Statesville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Beth Arrigo Psychotherapy
(704) 788-2094
5443 Village Drive
Concord, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Cabarrus Baptist Association Inc
(704) 786-9205
930 Lee Ann Drive
Concord, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Carolina Counseling Inc
(704) 490-3651
236 LePhillip Court
Concord, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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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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