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Understanding Alcohol Addiction Murphy NC

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.

Appalachian Community Services
(828) 837-0071
330 Valley River Avenue
Murphy, NC
Hotline
(866) 464-9115
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Analenisgi
(828) 497-6892
59 Echota Church Road
Cherokee, NC
Hotline
(828) 497-6892
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Walter B Jones
(252) 830-3426
2577 West 5th Street
Greenville, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women
Language Services
Spanish

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Asi Trinity Counseling Services
(919) 496-6382
107 Industrial Drive
Louisburg, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Seniors/older adults, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

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Daymark Recovery Center
(336) 751-2195
301 Hospital Street
Mocksville, NC
Hotline
(888) 581-9988
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders

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Generations Health Services
(910) 291-9909
911 Atkinson Street
Laurinburg, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

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Assessment Counseling and
(336) 272-1630
436 Spring Garden Street
Greensboro, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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ASAP Residential Treatment Youth Focus
(336) 333-6853x242
5016 Friendly Avenue
Greensboro, NC
Hotline
(336) 312-3373
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Blue Haven Counseling Service PA
(828) 263-9228
1675 Blowing Rock Road
Boone, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

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Counseling Insights Inc
(704) 568-1122
3557 North Sharon Amity Road
Charlotte, NC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

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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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