Alcoholism Rehab Butte MT

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.

North American Indian Alliance
(406) 782-0461
55 East Galena Street
Butte, MT

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Butte/Silver Bow
(406) 497-5070
25 West Front Street
Butte, MT

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Alternative Youth Care
(406) 857-2506
4880 US Highway 93 South
Kalispell, MT

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Leslie Clarkson, Robert
(406) 222-8322
519 North H Street
Livingston, MT

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Dennis Cox NCC, MAC, NCSC
Billings, MT

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Montana Chemical Dependency Center
(406) 496-5400
2500 Continental Drive
Butte, MT

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Western Montana Addiction Services
(406) 846-3442
304 Milwaukee Avenue
Deer Lodge, MT

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Lake County
(406) 883-7310
802 Main Street
Polson, MT

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Robert Hagstrom, Jr NCC
(406) 245-4005 
Billings, MT

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Kathe Randle NCC, MAC
(406) 883-3058 
Polson, MT

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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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