How to Deal with the Abuse of Alcohol among Teens West Memphis AR

If your kid is 18 years old and drinks just three bottles of beer in a year, which is most unlikely, then you won’t have to worry about the numerous illnesses and unpleasant dispositions caused by alcohol abuse in teens. The younger a teenager starts drinking and the higher his alcohol consumption, the bigger the risk of him turning into an alcoholic in later years.

Baby Love/Midtown Mental Health Center
(901) 577-0200x370
427 Linden Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Whitehaven Southwest Mental Health Ctr
(901) 259-1920x150
1087 Alice Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse
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Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders
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Veterans Affairs Medical Center
(901) 523-8990x5448
1030 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
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Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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151 North Montgomery Street
Memphis, TN
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(901) 272-7751
1172 Vance Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse
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Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Grace House Inc
(901) 722-8460
329 North Bellevue Street
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse , Detoxification
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)
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Women
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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Serenity Recovery Centers Inc
(901) 521-1131
1094 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse , Halfway house
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Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient
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(901) 722-9420
1270 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse , Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Methadone Detoxification, Buprenorphine Services
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders
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Spanish

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Memphis Alcohol and Drug Council Inc
(901) 274-0056
1870 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Substance abuse
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Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
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ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

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(901) 353-5440
2150 Whitney Avenue
Memphis, TN
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Outpatient
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How to Deal with the Abuse of Alcohol among Teens

Abuse of alcohol among the teenage group persons is a growing problem of social importance in all parts of the globe. We see it on movies and on the streets. But beyond the big screen and the tough exterior of carefree confidence, have we really thought about what causes these teenagers to drink alcohol and what we should do about it? Reasons for Drinking? Psychological and environmental factors are great contributors to teenage drinking. Problems at home and in school matched by the heavy weight of peer pressure usually results to alcohol abuse in teens. They try to escape from the emotional pain with the numbing, euphoric effect of alcohol. Even your kid doesn’t have emotional problems hanging over him it is difficult to stay away from alcohol when a friend hands out a beer. No teenager would want to be left out by his friends, so he gulps down every bottle offered.

So What if My Teenager Drinks a Little?

If your kid is 18 years old and drinks just three bottles of beer in a year, which is most unlikely, then you won’t have to worry about the numerous illnesses and unpleasant dispositions caused by alcohol abuse in teens. The younger a teenager starts drinking and the higher his alcohol consumption, the bigger the risk of him turning into an alcoholic in later years. He also is most likely to develop behavioral problems and mental inadequacies that will affect not just his family and education but his whole future. How Do I Tell If My Teenager Drinks? There...

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