Alcohol Rehab Yankton SD

Alcohol is a hundred times worse than the effects cigarettes have on us and our society. Alcohol can kill people in drunk driving accidents. Alcohol can lock up the sole provider of a family, leaving the government to help feed the ones left behind. Alcohol tears children away from their parents. Alcohol ties up our court systems. Alcohol kills the lungs and kidneys inside a person who abuses it, thereby filling up our hospitals.

South Dakota Human Services Center
(605) 668-3280x3280
3515 Broadway Avenue
Yankton, SD

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Lewis and Clark Behavioral Hlth Servs
(605) 665-4606
1028 Walnut Street
Yankton, SD

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Winner Alcohol/Drug Counseling Service
(605) 842-0312
229 South Main Street
Winner, SD

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Main Gate
(605) 842-0312
202 South Main Street
Winner, SD

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Community Alcohol and Drug Center Inc
(605) 734-5290
200 South Paul Gust Road
Chamberlain, SD

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Adolescent Chemical Dependency Program
(605) 668-3315
3315 Broadway Avenue
Yankton, SD

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Counseling Resources
(605) 331-2419
707 East 41st Street
Sioux Falls, SD

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South Dakota Human Services Center
(605) 668-3280x3280
3515 Broadway Avenue
Yankton, SD

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Julie A Soulek NCC
(605) 734-3357 
Chamberlain, SD

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Patzlaff, Morris
(605) 275-5700
2121 W 63rd Pl Suite 200
Sioux Falls, SD

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Alcohol Killed My Marriage

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Alcohol Killed My Marriage

Cindy Salazar

Friday, September 14, 2007 Seven years ago, I married my best friend. We watched each other grow up from childhood, and we loved each other for nearly 2/3's of our lives. He was kind, generous, loving, loyal, funny, charismatic, and romantic-everything a girl could wish for. Our wedding was a happy day, the best day that I can remember. But, that was then. And, this is now.

In the last four years, I have only seen small glimpses of the man I fell in love with so long ago. In that time, he became an alcoholic, and received one DWI after another after another. During this time, he betrayed my marriage, and somehow he was able to use his charm and self-pity to make me take him back. Then, he would get me pregnant, and start the whole, alcoholic, viscous cycle over again, and again, and again.

Where does that leave me? Impoverished and alone with four kids, 5 and under, to raise on my own?

Alcohol killed my marriage, as I'm sure it has killed many marriages before mine.

When the "Truth" campaigns started on TV about cigarettes and the truth about their affects on our bodies and environment, I thought it was enlightening, to the say the least. Probably, thanks to those advertisements, people have become more aware of the "Truth." Maybe, that's why my city of Austin is smoke-free in most public places, even bars and dance clubs.

Alcohol is a hundred times worse than the effects cigarettes have on us and our society. Alcohol can kill people in drunk driving accidents. Alcohol can lock up the sole provider of a family, leaving the government to help feed the ones left behind. Alcohol tears children away from their parents. Alcohol ties up our court systems. Alcohol kills the lungs and kidneys inside a person who abuses it, thereby filling up our hospitals. Alcohol causes people to lose control of themselves, leading to crime, violence, abuse, and much much more. Why can't our society do something ab...

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