Understanding Alcohol Addiction Belle Glade FL

When you have a chemical dependence to alcohol, treatment is essential to try and stop the decomposition of the quality of life. This addiction can bring on health concerns and can cause problems in your career and family life. People lose their jobs over alcohol addiction and have even lost their families because of their unwillingness to change.

Oakwood Center of the Palm Beaches
(561) 993-8082
816 NW Avenue D
Belle Glade, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

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Southwest FL Addiction Services Inc
(863) 902-3334
533 East El Paso Street
Clewiston, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Heres Help Inc
(305) 685-8201x222
15100 NW 27th Avenue
Opa Locka, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Residential beds for clients' children, Men

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Drug Abuse Comprehensive Coord Office
(813) 621-8781
3630 North 50th Street
Tampa, FL
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, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Miami Behavioral Health Center
(305) 774-3408
3850 West Flagler Street
Miami, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

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Hendry/Glades Mental Health Clinic Inc
(863) 983-1423
601 West Alverdez Avenue
Clewiston, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Creole, French, Spanish

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Bridges of America
(407) 926-8134
2011 Mercy Drive
Orlando, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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South Lake Counseling Center
(352) 243-9733
450 Highway 50
Clermont, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

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Drug Abuse Foundation of Palm Bch Cnty
(561) 278-0000
400 South Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, FL
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Operation Par Inc
(727) 538-7245
13800 66th Street North
Largo, FL
Hotline
(888) 727-6398
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Men, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Understanding Alcohol Addiction

When someone is addicted to alcohol, it consumes them. It is a disease. The person has developed a chemical dependency to the drug, and they rely on it to function normally. This goes further than just someone who goes out and overindulges every once and a while, though that can be just as dangerous, especially if the person is getting behind the wheel during these binges. Someone who has an alcohol addiction needs to consume the drug on a regular basis. To them, alcohol is as important as consuming food; to them, it is nourishment.

If you’re addicted to alcohol, you do not listen to the health risks involved and you disregard the negative consequences, like the social problems it can create. You’re often in denial that you have a problem, and claim you can stop at anytime. Though someone with a true alcohol addiction will keep drinking until they’ve either hit rock bottom or worse, they die.

Dealing with Alcohol Addiction

When you have a chemical dependence to alcohol, treatment is essential to try and stop the decomposition of the quality of life. This addiction can bring on health concerns and can cause problems in your career and family life. People lose their jobs over alcohol addiction and have even lost their families because of their unwillingness to change. Genetic studies are linking alcohol addiction to inherited traits, but it doesn’t have to be so. If alcoholism runs in your family, you can get help before it gets out of control. Don’t fall victim to this de...

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