Alcoholism Rehab Cedartown GA

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.

Kevin Wilbanks, NCC
(770) 684-7378 
Rockmart, GA

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Floyd Behavioral Health Center
(706) 509-3500
306 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA

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Hoyme, Eric
(678) 591-4220
2312 Peachford Rd. Suite D
Dunwoody, GA

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Alliance Recovery Center
(404) 377-7669
209 Swanton Way
Decatur, GA

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Dennis J Aspy NCC
(678) 591-0826 
Woodstock, GA

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Tutin, Judith
(706) 232-5544
308 Shorter Avenue NW
Rome, GA

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Highland Rivers Community Servs Board
(706) 233-9023
43 Chateau Court SE
Rome, GA

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Kapphahn, Patricia
(770) 394-5447
2150 Peachford Road Suite G
Atlanta, GA

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Alfred Richards NCC
(770) 834-4415 
Carrollton, GA

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(229) 228-8115
401 Old Albany Road
Thomasville, GA

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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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