Featured Facilites

Understanding Alcohol Addiction Valley Village CA

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.

Studio 12 Private Alcohol and Drug
(818) 761-7374
12406 Magnolia Boulevard
Valley Village, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Data Provided by:
Twin Town Treatment Centers
(818) 985-0560
6180 Laurel Canyon Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

Data Provided by:
Action Family Counseling Inc
(818) 763-9556
11372 Ventura Boulevard
Studio City, CA
Hotline
(800) 367-8336
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
California People Counseling Center
(818) 943-2726
4928 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

Data Provided by:
Community Alc and Drug Trt Foundation
(818) 787-4151
14558 Sylvan Street
Van Nuys, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women
Language Services
Romanian, Russian, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Choice and Change
(818) 786-6632
6308 Woodman Avenue
Van Nuys, CA
Hotline
(818) 786-6632
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient

Data Provided by:
CRI Help Inc
(818) 985-8323
5536 Fulcher Avenue
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Halfway house

Data Provided by:
Western Pacific Med Corp
(818) 989-1996
14332 Victory Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA
Hotline
(818) 989-1996
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Arabic, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Western Pacific Med Corp
(818) 506-4455
11321 Camarillo Street
North Hollywood, CA
Hotline
(818) 506-4455
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
Arabic, Spanish

Data Provided by:
CRI Help Inc
(818) 255-7030
8330 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

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...

Click here to read the rest of this article from Sober Recovery