Understanding Alcohol Addiction Jonesborough TN

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.

James H Quillen VAMC
(423) 926-1171x2762
Sidney and Lamont Streets
Mountain Home, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 232-2600
106 East Watauga Avenue
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 639-7777
124 Austin Street
Greeneville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 349-4070
6145 Temple Star Road
Kingsport, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Women, Men

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Centerstone Mental Health Centers
(931) 461-1300
1803 North Jackson Street
Tullahoma, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Comprehensive Community Services
(423) 928-6581
321 West Walnut Street
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 232-4130
900 Buffalo Street
Johnson City, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults

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Frontier Health Inc
(423) 639-1104
401 Holston Drive
Greeneville, TN
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Indian Path Medical Center
(423) 857-7000
2300 Pavilion Drive
Kingsport, TN
Hotline
(800) 366-1132
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Guidance Center
(615) 794-9973
1915 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, TN
Hotline
(800) 704-2651
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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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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