Alcoholism Rehab Alamogordo NM

Alcoholism is a disease. Many people don't have enough knowdledge about it to see it that way...instead they see it as a self-inflicted burden. People who don't have the understanding of the addiction tend to look down on others for this disease, because perhaps they think it is the choice of the alcoholic to have a drinking problem or not.

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Farmington, NM

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(505) 894-2111
800 East 9th Avenue
Truth or Consequences, NM

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Stillman, Helene
(505) 296-5861
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Albuquerque, NM

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Eads, Rosemary
(505) 577-8581
2019 Galisteo Street N-100D
Santa Fe, NM

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Otero County Council on
(505) 437-8942
850 Wright Avenue
Alamogordo, NM

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872 Camino Del Pueblo Street
Bernalillo, NM

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San Cristobal, NM

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Navajo Nation
(505) 786-2111
Southwest Highland Drive
Crownpoint, NM

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(505) 496-6575
225 East Idaho Street
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Alcoholism

Seacrette Nolan

Friday, September 14, 2007 Alcoholism is a disease. Many people don't have enough knowdledge about it to see it that way...instead they see it as a self-inflicted burden. People who don't have the understanding of the addiction tend to look down on others for this disease, because perhaps they think it is the choice of the alcoholic to have a drinking problem or not. It's not that simple, to just "not drink". That doesn't solve the problem. It is, however, the alcoholic's responsibility to get help.

Some people have more of an addictive nature than others. Alcoholism is hereditary; passed on from generation to generation, much like heart disease. Alcholics suffer from an actual change in chemicals in their brain (like other addicts). It changes the way a person behaves, thinks, and reacts to situations...even when they are sober. It takes a while for the recovering alcoholic to obtain sane, healthy thinking. And even then they continue to battle cravings, urges and relapses.

There are various extremes of alcoholism, which seems to depend on how long an individual lets the disease control their life. The effects of it varies from person to person, because everyone is different as human beings to a certain extent. However, the problem for all alcholics is one in the same. They have an addiction....

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