The Relationship between Alcohol and Drugs Midvale UT

When the subject is abuse or addiction alcohol is frequently mentioned in one breath with drugs. In fact, alcohol consumption is more often regarded as a separate subject; its abuse is often discussed separately from that of drugs. But can alcohol be considered a drug?Drug definedIf a textbook definition is used, a drug may be [...]

Alternative Behavioral Consultants
(801) 563-1222
7321 South State Street
Midvale, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Cottonwood Family
(801) 743-6101
Midvale, UT
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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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Residential beds for clients' children, Criminal justice clients

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A D Psychotherapy and
(801) 233-8577
8465 South 700 East Street
Sandy, UT
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Intermountain
(801) 268-2887
111 East 5600 Street
Murray, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Valley Mental Health
(801) 263-7225
5965 South 900 East Street
Salt Lake City, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Highland Ridge Hospital
(801) 569-2153
7309 South 180 West Street
Midvale, UT
Hotline
(800) 821-4357
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Froerer Counseling
(801) 501-8444
11075 South State Street
Sandy, UT
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Lighthouse Behavioral Health Services
(435) 673-0050
29 Main Street
Sandy, UT
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Primary Children''s Medical Center
(801) 265-3142
5770 South 1500 West
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(801) 265-3049
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Journey At Willowcreek
(800) 453-2124
8072 South Highland Drive
Salt Lake City, UT
Hotline
(800) 453-2124
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

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The Relationship between Alcohol and Drugs

When the subject is abuse or addiction alcohol is frequently mentioned in one breath with drugs. In fact, alcohol consumption is more often regarded as a separate subject; its abuse is often discussed separately from that of drugs. But can alcohol be considered a drug?Drug defined

If a textbook definition is used, a drug may be defined as a substance that has an effect on living cells and their function and is also used for medical purposes for the diagnosis, prevention and cure of disorders and diseases. As such, alcohol may not be considered as a drug since it is not used directly to affect a cure. However, it is also a substance that can have similar effects to drugs to disinfect, act as an analgesic, a tranquilizer or rarely, a stimulant.

The link between alcohol and drugs

Alcohol is said to possibly be a contributor to health as some are some drugs, but alcohol, like some drugs can be addictive. When used in moderate amounts, alcohol has been said to improve cardiovascular health. However, health experts discourage non-drinkers to start drinking alcohol for the sole reason of benefiting the heart. They recommend that other methods such as exercising and eating a good diet should be considered as the first line of defense.

As an addictive substance, alcohol can be as bad as drugs. Alcohol abuse and addiction, often referred in general terms as alcoholism, is a common problem in many communities, able to cut across economic and social barriers. It also produces a phy...

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