Addiction Counseling Programs South Sioux City NE

Like many diseases, the stigmas attached are usually bred out of lack of knowledge. We don't want to accept that they really are sick or diseased because we feel that may absolve them of their responsibility to find a solution. these are separate issues!

Heartland Counseling Services Inc
(402) 494-3337
917 West 21st Street
South Sioux City, NE

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Jaimee Haugen NCC
(712) 234-2333 
Sioux City, IA

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Mercy Behavioral Care
(712) 279-2438
801 5th Street
Sioux City, IA

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Lynda Lou Darling, NCC
(712) 258-2355 
Sioux City, IA

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Chee Woy Na Zhee
(402) 878-2480x1308
500 Mercer Street
Winnebago, NE

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 234-2300
800 5th Street
Sioux City, IA

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-4578
3200 West 4th Street
Sioux City, IA

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Laurel Blomberg NCC
(712) 274-4222 
Sioux City, IA

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Jackson Recovery Centers Inc
(712) 258-5424
2309 Jackson Street
Sioux City, IA

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First Step Recovery and
(402) 434-2730
210 Gateway Street
Lincoln, NE

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Addicts are Mentally and Bodily Different

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Mentally and Bodily Different!

Keith Johnson

Friday, September 14, 2007 I have read the many articles on reasons behind drug addiction and many of them are dead on. In my experience, there is no one right answer or set of answers. Can their be a mental disorder? Certainly. Can their be enviromental factors? No doubt! Can it start innocently? Yes. Can tragedy be the key? Absolutely. I have seen all of these factors in addicts.

So, why do a small percentage of the population go on to become drug addicts? Quite frankly, we are different! There is something that is with them from birth. When they begin to use, they cannot stop! Work with enough of these folks and you will see..It is not a matter of intellect, will power, a choice or any other label that non addicts try to put on them.

I have seen addicts who are intelligent, high earners, who use their will for very positive accomplishments but when it comes to addiction, they truly are different. Not bad, weak willed or somehow mentally defective, they are different. Like many diseases, the stigmas attached are usually bred out of lack of knowledge. We don't want to accept that they really are sick or diseased because we feel that may absolve them of their responsibility to find a solution. these are separate issues! We can acknowledge they are sick with a disease and provide them with a solution. The addict is responsible to get into the solution just like any patient with a disease!

Drop the stigmas, consider ...

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