Addiction Treatment Center High Point NC

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

Twin City Counseling Center
523 Summit Street,
Winston Salem, NC27101
(336) 722-9592
www.twincitycounseling.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(336) 722-9594

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients

A third generation family owned business situated in beautiful historic downtown Winston-Salem. Operating for over 35 years. Twin City Counseling Center offers DWI/Non-DWI & DWLR Substance Abuse Assessments and Treatment. Our treatment options consist of a variety of different classes. The Groups are a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and reality therapy.
Insight Human Services
665 West 4th Street,
Winston Salem, NC27101
(336) 725-8389
www.insightnc.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Methadone Maintenance, Buprenorphine Services

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Specializing in Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Pregnant/postpartum women, Women

Insight Human Services has outpatient and residential clinical facilities in four locations that serve individuals by providing counseling, psychiatric services, and substance abuse treatment.

This internationally accredited nonprofit agency has been serving North Carolina families since 1974.

Contact us by emailing info@insightnc.org
Life Changing Counseling
928 Burke Street, Suite D,
Winston Salem, NC27101
(336) 793-3350
www.lifechangeseap.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Languages: Spanish

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders

Life Changes EAP has one purpose: to provide the highest quality of personal care for every employee at each company we serve, regardless of the company’s size.

We provide confidential, professional services to meet the individual needs of each employee. The services we provide benefit employees as well as their local communities. In addition, the companies we serve benefit by realizing increased productivity and efficiency, thereby gaining an advantage in a competitive market.

Many EAP companies have become too "High Tech" but provide "Low Touch". We believe in the traditional EAP standard of face-to-face contact. In today's impersonal world, employees still want personal contact to show that the company cares.
Path of Hope Inc
1675 East Center Street,
Lexington, NC27292
(336) 248-8914
www.apathofhope.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(336) 249-7561

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Self payment

Our Mission is to meet the needs of all people suffering from the disease of alcoholism and other
drug addiction by providing a safe secure environment focused on recovery
Alcohol and Drug Services
ADS West
119 Chestnut Drive,
High Point, NC27262
(336) 882-2125
www.adsyes.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

The ADS website is currently undergoing a major upgrade, and will be re-launched in the near future. Please note that the current website may display some outdated information. We are excited about the new website. Please check back soon for the new & improved ADS online experience!



ADS is a private, non-profit agency providing substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment services to residents of Guilford County and surrounding areas. Individuals and families receive the highest quality of care available with strict attention paid to confidentiality and client rights.
Fellowship Hall
5140 Dunstan Road,
Greensboro, NC27405
(800) 659-3381
www.fellowshiphall.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(336) 621-3381

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Specializing in Women, Men

There's a place in the gently rolling countryside of North Carolina where what
some call a miracle is taking place everyday in the lives of alcohol and drug
addicted individuals and their families seeking recovery from this disease.
FELLOWSHIP HALL is that place.
A private, non-profit specialty hospital committed to helping people who suffer
from alcoholism and drug addiction.
ASAP Residential Treatment Youth Focus
301 East Washington Street, Suite 301,
Greensboro, NC27401
(336) 333-6853x224
www.youthfocus.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)

Specializing in Adolescents

Youth Focus, Inc. is a non-profit United Way agency dedicated to helping young people and their families learn to deal with today's pressures. A powerful collaboration of medical professionals, therapists, businesses, law enforcement officers, administrators and volunteers work together to support young people and the diverse problems confronting them.
"...so that no child is left behind because we did not act." Marion Wright Edelman
Our Mission: Youth Focus provides a continuum of prevention, intervention and treatment services for children and youth and their families who are at risk, in crisis or who have emotional or behavioral problems.
Youth Focus was founded in 1991 as a result of a merger between Youth Services Bureau and Youth Care. Youth Services Bureau was founded in 1971 to provide counseling services to Guilford County at risk and troubled youth. Youth Care was founded in 1974 to provide residential services to Guilford County court involved youth.
To access Youth Focus services please call 336-333-6853 in Greensboro, NC or 336-841-6083 in High Point, NC.

Addiction Begins with Pain

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Addiction Begins with Pain

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Friday, September 14, 2007 Addiction begins with pain, sometimes physical, other times mental or emotional.

Almost all use or abuse of alcohol or drugs is related to escapism- a need to deaden feelings of hurt, sorrow, loss or pain.

An addict may become an addict by first having a physical injury of some sort. The doctor prescribes pain medication, and before long the addict is hooked. Aside from the pain-killing effects of the drug on the physical body, the addict also recieves an emotional/mental relief, which contributes to the addiction.

A person who uses illegal, or street drugs, most often is searching for an escape. Many psychiatrists and therapists now refer to illegal drug use, or alcohol abuse as "self-medicating".

People are searching for a way to feel better, to forget something, or to just escape the difficulties of their lives. The use of drugs may be only a temporary fix, but to an addict, any relief is better than none at all.

In order to really help an addicted person there must be some way to address the underlying source of the self-medicating. Like a medical doctor, the therapist must attempt to find out "what hurts" and why it hurts, before the addiction can be addressed. Likewise the patient must be willing to face the pain of the injury, and experience their sense of loss, grief or sadness, rather than trying again and again to supress it or escape from it.

Recovery from addiction is not about self-control or will power. When an addict begins to use substances they never believe that they can become "addicts." It is the old "It couldn't happen to me" trick, that gets them to start using the drug. Promises of how the drugs "will make you feel good" or "make you feel better" and even "make you feel no pain" are an easy lure for people who feel bad, or are dealing with an intense emotional pain. If the drug actually does help "take a...

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