Alcohol Abuse among College Students Belle Mead NJ

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol.

Carrier Clinic
(908) 281-1000x1331
252 County Route 601
Belle Mead, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient

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Guided Life Structures
(908) 704-0011
58 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Seniors/older adults, DUI/DWI offenders

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Somerset Treatment Services
(908) 722-1232x2
118 West End Avenue
Somerville, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Women, DUI/DWI offenders

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Samaritan Homeless Interim Program
(908) 725-3260
87 East High Street
Somerville, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with HIV/AIDS, Gays and Lesbians, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
Spanish

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Institute for Family/Adolescent Servs
(908) 526-7809
600 1st Avenue
Raritan, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents

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Michael Chenkin LCSW LCADC
(732) 688-3493
337 East Main Street
Somerville, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

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Center for Great Expectations
(908) 218-0210x201
1 Eastern Avenue
Somerville, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

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Crawford House Inc
(908) 874-5153
362 Sunset Road
Skillman, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Halfway house
Types of Care
Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
Special Programs/Groups
Women

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Princeton House Behavioral Health
(609) 497-3300
905 Herrontown Road
Princeton, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse , Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Hospital inpatient, Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women

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Catholic Charities/Somerset
(908) 722-1881
540 Route 22 East
Bridgewater, NJ
Services Provided
Substance abuse
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders

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Alcohol Abuse among College Students

What is the root cause to make most of the college students to abuse alcohol? The answers are probably many, but the easy answer is this: Because they can.Abusing Alcohol is Simple

When there are so few immediate consequences for excessive drinking, when repeat offenders are not disciplined, when parents are not notified about their children’s drinking activities, when students get mixed messages from the college administration about alcohol, when students have seen their parents drinking alcohol in an irresponsible manner, when students are not informed about the long-tern negative consequences of alcohol abuse, when there are few alcohol-free social and recreational activities that are attractive to students, when minors or intoxicated students are served alcoholic beverages by the local drinking establishments, and when the drinking activities in the sororities and fraternities are not monitored—drinking and excessive drinking become so very easy.

What Draws Students to Abuse Alcohol?

When peer pressure or influence is added to the equation, when it is disregarded that drinking alcohol temporarily removes a person from his or her problems, when ignoring the belief or perception that drinking alcohol makes it easier to socialize with potential dating or sexual partners, when it is so acceptable to engage in activities that emphasize the drinking of alcohol, when the “good feelings” or the “fun” of getting an alcohol high or buzz are ...

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