Summary of Nicotine Addiction Saint Joseph MO

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.

Family Guidance Ctr for Behav Hlthcare
(816) 364-1862
901 Felix Street
Saint Joseph, MO
Hotline
(816) 236-2360
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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Pathways CBH Inc
(660) 584-5600
312 West 19th Street
Higginsville, MO
Hotline
(888) 279-8188
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Harry S Truman Memorial Veterans Hosp
(573) 814-6000x6486
800 Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Gateway Foundation Inc
(314) 421-6188x3103
1430 Olive Street
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Hannibal Council on Alc Drug Abuse
(573) 288-3487
504 Lewis Street
Canton, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Preferred Family Healthcare Inc
(816) 364-6007
2409 North Woodbine Road
Saint Joseph, MO
Hotline
(888) 208-0651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Kansas City Community Center (KCCC)
(816) 474-2121
1804 Wyandotte Street
Kansas City, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Comprehensive Mental Health Services
(816) 254-3652
416 East College Street
Independence, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

Data Provided by:
Family Counseling Ctr of Missouri Inc
(573) 875-8088
303 North 10th Street
Columbia, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Mid Missouri Counseling
(816) 935-6768
212 South Camden Street
Richmond, MO
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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