Alcohol Abuse Sheridan WY

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

Local Treatment

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
The Life House
307-672-2044
3322 Strahan Parkway
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Child care for clients children, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Alcohol Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder,
Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
The Life House
307-672-2044
3322 Strahan Parkway
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Child care for clients children, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Alcohol Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder

Service Setting:Computerized treatment, Residential, Long-term residential, Short-term residential, Residential detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Mountains Edge Counseling
307-673-4647
21 East Works Street
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner,
Mountains Edge Counseling
307-673-4647
21 East Works Street
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for mental health disorders, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Employment counseling or training, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner

Service Setting:Outpatient, Intensive outpatient treatment, Regular outpatient treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., TRICARE)

Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
The Gathering Place
307-673-2510
360 College Meadows Drive
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Alcohol Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Residential beds for clients children,
Volunteers of America Northern Rockies
The Gathering Place
307-673-2510
360 College Meadows Drive
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Accepts clients on opioid medication, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Marital/couples counseling offered, Aftercare/continuing care, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Mental health services, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Social skills development, Case management, Non-nicotine smoking/tobacco cessation medications, Drug or alcohol urine screening, HIV or AIDS education, counseling, or support, Health education services other than HIV/AIDS or hepatitis, Self-help groups, Transportation assistance, Hepatitis education, counseling, or support, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Detoxification, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Employment counseling or training, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Housing services, Early intervention for HIV, Do not use medication for opioid addiction, Domestic violence services - family or partner, HIV testing, Screening for Hepatitis B, Screening for Hepatitis C, STD testing, Nicotine replacement therapy, Alcohol Detoxification, Cocaine Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification, Transitional housing or halfway house, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Residential beds for clients children

Service Setting:Computerized treatment, Residential, Long-term residential, Short-term residential, Residential detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, State financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid, Private health insurance, Federal, or any government funding for substance abuse programs, Access to recovery (ATR) voucher, IHS/Tribal/Urban (ITU) funds

Piedmont Psychological Practice
(307) 672-2468
425 West Loucks Street
Sheridan, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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Northern Wyoming Mental Health Center
(307) 674-7702
1043 Coffen Avenue
Sheridan, WY
Hotline
(307) 674-2065
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Youth Emergency Services Inc
(307) 686-7434
706 Longmont Street
Gillette, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Criminal justice clients

Data Provided by:
Cloud Peak Counseling Center
(307) 347-6165
206 South 7th Street
Worland, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Cheyenne Community Drug Abuse
(307) 635-0256
1920 Thomes Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Hotline
(307) 635-0256
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(307) 672-3473x3801
1898 Fort Road
Sheridan, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

Data Provided by:
Wyoming SA Trt and Recovery Centers
(307) 672-2044
360 College Meadows Drive
Sheridan, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Residential beds for clients' children

Data Provided by:
Big Horn County Counseling
(307) 548-6543
1114 Lane 12
Lovell, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Seniors/older adults, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired, German, Polish, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Fremont Counseling Service
(307) 856-6587
1110 Major Avenue
Riverton, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Alternatives Counseling and
(307) 635-5347
2111 Warren Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders

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Alcohol Abuse

Alcohol abuse may start innocently enough. Letting off steam on the weekends, sporting events where you tie on a few too many, grabbing a buddy to hit the bar scene after a break-up. No one intentionally sets out to engage in alcohol abuse or set the stage for alcoholism, but all too often that’s exactly what happens.

There’s a lot of misconceptions swirling around about the notion of alcohol abuse and alcoholism. While alcohol abuse is often a precursor to alcoholism, this is not always the case. Someone can abuse alcohol and not be an alcoholic. The difference lies in the genetic make-up of each individual. People predisposed to alcoholism have a genetic predisposition that results in processing alcohol differently than others. This makes it difficult for them to stop drinking once they start. This phenomenon is known as craving. Craving for alcohol occurs on a mental and physical level, and can be so intense in alcoholics that everything else goes out the window. Work, school, relationships, responsibilities - all have been known to fall by the wayside in order to satisfy the craving for alcohol.

This is a considerable difference from someone who may begin drinking heavily after the loss of a loved one. Major life trauma or transitions can lead an individual to abuse alcohol in order to cope with grief and stress. While this is not the healthiest behavior, neither does it mean someone is an alcoholic. The best indicator is life management. If someone drin...

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