Alcohol Abuse Takoma Park MD

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

Another Way Inc
301-434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Services offered:
Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone, All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification,
Another Way Inc
301-434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Services offered:Substance abuse treatment, Individual counseling offered, Group counseling offered, Family counseling offered, Assistance with obtaining social services, Comprehensive substance abuse assessment, Discharge Planning, Outreach to persons in the community, Substance abuse education, Screening for substance abuse, Case management, Drug or alcohol urine screening, Detoxification, Methadone maintenance, Methadone, All Clients in Opioid Treatment Program, SAMHSA-certified Opioid Treatment Program, Opioids Detoxification, TB screening, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Benzodiazepines Detoxification, Methamphetamines Detoxification

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Outpatient day treatment or partial hospitalization, Outpatient methadone/buprenorphine or naltrexone, Outpatient detoxification

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Medicaid

Washington Adventist Univversity
Community Counseling Center
301-576-0131
 
7600 Flower Avenue
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, Comprehensive mental health assessment, 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, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder, Use methadone/buprenorphine for pain management or emergency dosing,
Washington Adventist Univversity
Community Counseling Center
301-576-0131
7600 Flower Avenue
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, Comprehensive mental health assessment, 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, Consumer-run (peer-support) services, Smoking/tobacco cessation counselling, Interim services for clients, Screening for tobacco use, Breath analyzer or blood alcohol testing, Early intervention for HIV, Domestic violence services - family or partner, Treatment for gambling disorder, Treatment for non-substance abuse addiction disorder, Treatment for internet use disorder, Use methadone/buprenorphine for pain management or emergency dosing

Service Setting:Outpatient, Regular outpatient treatment, Computerized treatment

Insurance Accepted:Cash or self-payment, Private health insurance

Washington Adventist Hospital
(301) 891-7600x5600
7600 Carroll Avenue
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
Language Services
Spanish

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Walter Reed Army Medical Center
(202) 782-3969
MCWR-DCA-CCC
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Counseling Plus Inc
(301) 565-9001
8561 Fenton Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Women, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese

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Kolmac Clinic
(301) 589-0255
1003 Spring Street
Silver Spring, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

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Mental Health Clinic
(301) 439-7200
1011 University Boulevard
Silver Spring, MD
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, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Portugese, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Another Way Inc
(301) 434-2622
1363 Holton Lane
Takoma Park, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
French, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Bridge Back Program
(202) 829-9199
4800 Arkansas Avenue NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Data Provided by:
Family Health Center
(301) 779-2461
3415 Hamilton Street
Hyattsville, MD
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Amharic, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Andromeda Transcultural Health
(202) 291-4707
1400 Decatur Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians
Language Services
Creole, French, German, Portugese, Russian, Spanish

Data Provided by:
Neighbors Consejo
(202) 234-6855
3118 16th Street NW
Washington, DC
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Men
Language Services
Spanish

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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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