The Dangers of Alcohol Abuse Washington DC

Alcoholism is a disease. Those who are addicted crave drinking as much as they need food and air. There is no cure, but there is treatment . Those who seek treatment may still relapse, but their chance of being sober is much better than trying to stick it out alone. Alcohol abuse is very serious. Without treatment, it’s very unlikely that someone will defeat it on their own.

Gospel Rescue Ministries
(202) 842-1731x218
810 5th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men

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Clean and Sober Streets
(202) 783-7343
425 2nd Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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DOH/Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-3773
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Oasis
(202) 396-9480
910 Bladensburg Road NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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RAP Inc Regional Addiction Prevention
(202) 462-7500
1949 4th Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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So Others Might Eat Inc (SOME)
(202) 797-8806x1000
60 O Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Addiction Prevention and Recovery
(202) 698-6080
1905 E Street SE
Washington, DC
Hotline
(202) 698-6080
Services Provided
Detoxification, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, Women, Men
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Institute for Behavioral Change
(202) 675-8315
401 H Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Model Treatment Program
(202) 727-6916
1300 First Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
Spanish

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UPO Comprehensive Treatment Center
(202) 682-6599
33 N Street NE
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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The Dangers of Alcohol Abuse

If you or someone you care about is dealing with the dangers of alcohol abuse , it is so important that you seek professional help immediately. Alcohol can be just as deadly as any street drug. It’s cheap and easy to get a hold of, and can quickly make the user incapacitated. When alcohol is the substance you abuse, you’re doing damage to your body that can be irreversible. Your liver is the biggest concern when someone is battling alcohol abuse. Diseases like cirrhosis of the liver are no joke and it can take your life. Seeking treatment to defeat alcohol addiction is essential to save lives.

Alcoholism is a disease. Those who are addicted crave drinking as much as they need food and air. There is no cure, but there is treatment . Those who seek treatment may still relapse, but their chance of being sober is much better than trying to stick it out alone. Alcohol abuse is very serious. Without treatment, it’s very unlikely that someone will defeat it on their own. That is why programs like Alcoholics Anonymous are in place, to assist people on their way to sobriety. If something more drastic is needed, then there are rehab clinics you can check into.

Alcohol Abuse is a Serious Disease

When someone says they have a problem with alcohol, so many people say “just stop drinking it.” These people do not understand the control the addiction has over the abuser. Alcohol abuse is just like any other addiction. It overtakes the person. They are no longer in control of their actio...

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