The Relationship between Alcohol and Drugs Noblesville IN

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 [...]

BehaviorCorp
(317) 773-6864
17840 Cumberland Road
Noblesville, IN
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
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Adolescents

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Center for Mental Health Inc
(765) 649-8161
493 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN
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(765) 649-8161
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
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Midwest Counseling Associates Inc
(317) 545-8490
120 West Jackson Street
Cicero, IN
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient

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Laverna Lodge
(317) 867-4330
1550 East 156th Street
Carmel, IN
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men

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Proactive Resources
(317) 844-5742
128 West Carmel Drive
Carmel, IN
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Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Serenity Counseling Services LLC
(317) 776-3478
942 North 10th Street
Noblesville, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Criminal justice clients

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Proactive Resources
(317) 844-5742
44 North 9th Street
Noblesville, IN
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Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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BehaviorCorp
(317) 587-0500
697 Pro Med Lane
Carmel, IN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Community Hospitals of Indiana Inc
(317) 621-5700
7150 Clearvista Drive
Indianapolis, IN
Hotline
(317) 621-5700
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Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Fairbanks Hospital
(317) 849-8222
8102 Clearvista Parkway
Indianapolis, IN
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
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Hospital inpatient, 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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Adolescents, Women, Men

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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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