Summary of Nicotine Addiction West Plains 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 Counseling Center Inc
(417) 257-9152
3411 Division Drive
West Plains, MO
Hotline
(800) 356-5395
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Family Guidance Center/Albany
(660) 726-3168
103 North Smith Street
Albany, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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New Beginnings CSTAR Inc
(314) 367-8989
3901 North Union Boulevard
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Scott Greening Center for
(417) 623-1990
1315 East 20th Street
Joplin, MO
Hotline
(417) 623-1990
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Preferred Family Healthcare Inc
(314) 961-6017
2945 South Brentwood Boulevard
Brentwood, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men

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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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Gibson Recovery Center Inc
(573) 547-1121
1418 West Saint Joseph Street
Perryville, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Bridgeway Counseling Services Inc
(314) 652-4200
1027 South Vandeventer Avenue
Saint Louis, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Midwest ADP Inc
(816) 468-6688
7001 North Locust Street
Gladstone, MO
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Family Guidance Center/Mound City
(660) 442-0139
502 State Street
Mound City, 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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