Alcoholism Treatment Facilities Grand Forks ND

The alchoholic may be able to drink more than anyone else and not get drunk. In other words, the drink has stopped giving the alchoholic the feelings of elation and calm, and has either the opposite affect,(anxiety,nervousness,feeling jittery)or no affect at all, which causes the alchoholic to continue to drink in search of the old results.In chronic cases, alchohol stops working.

Douglas Place Inc
1111 Gateway Drive NE,
East Grand Forks, MN56721
(218) 793-0420x304
www.douglasp.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(218) 793-0420

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Specializing in Adolescents, Men

Douglas Place was originally established as a halfway house in 1976, which was then located in downtown East Grand Forks, MN. After almost 30 years, Douglas Place moved to its current location on the northeast edge of town. One of the main attractions Douglas Place has to offer is our culturally specific Native American programming. In recent years, the Minnesota Department of Human Services made changes to consolidate all residential treatment under one license. This allowed Douglas Place to restructure and provide specialized treatment to all levels of care. We offer high, medium, and low intensity residential treatment programs for men, women, and young adults. We offer Native American culturally specific treatment at high, medium, and low intensities, including young adults. Douglas Place has grown and earned longevity in the region as a treatment provider. Douglas Place takes pride in offering the correct level of treatment, for the correct amount of time, with the right services, to meet the individual needs of each client.
Richard P Stadter Psychiatric Center
Chemical Dependency
1451 44th Avenue South, Unit A,
Grand Forks, ND58201
(701) 772-2500
www.stadtercenter.com

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, Medicare, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders

Emotional illnesses cause injuries to us like depression, anxiety and chemical dependency. At The Stadter Center, we know that trauma, loss and emotional injuries require intensive healing, not a band-aid. It's why we began caring for individuals and families ten years ago. These illnesses actually can change how we see ourselves and feel about the world and ourselves. We go on suffering, usually alone and in silence, putting on a "brave face" for our family, friends, and co-workers. We keep trying to face life with courage but we just get worn down.
Glenmore Recovery Center
1424 Central Avenue NE,
East Grand Forks, MN56721
(218) 773-4994
www.riverviewhealth.org

Intake Phone Numbers:
(218) 281-9537

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

RiverView Health is a hometown healthcare system dedicated to serving the needs of our region. Since 1898, we’ve been committed to providing the best quality healthcare for our patients. Our commitment to serving the Red River Valley is long-established and we are constantly investing time, energy, and resources to provide the best possible healthcare for our region. We are dedicated to reaching out to the community, and to putting our resources into local groups and organizations that help to make a difference in the health and quality of life in our area. Working together as a team, RiverView Health takes a leadership role in improving the health of the communities we serve.
Drake Counseling
311 South 4th Street, Suite 106,
Grand Forks, ND58201
(701) 757-3200
www.drakecounselingservices.com

Intake Phone Numbers:
(701) 732-2300

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Specializing in DUI/DWI offenders

The mission of Drake Counseling Services is to provide safe and effective mental health and substance abuse treatment grounded on scientific knowledge, delivered by a multidisciplinary staff with proven expertise, and considerate of the client’s developmental, cultural, and problem specific needs.

Drake Counseling Services recognizes that decades of scientific research and clinical practice have yielded a variety of effective approaches to mental health and drug addiction treatment. Drake Counseling Services incorporates into a single model an array of treatment modalities that are evidence-based and specifically client appropriate.

Alcoholism Explained

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Alcoholism Explained

Crimson Boudoir

Friday, September 14, 2007 Alcoholism is an incredibly dangerous disease.It is classified as a "disease" by the medical community because of two important factors.One,it progresses. In simple terms it means that the affects of alcohol only get worse for the drinker, and not better.This is also true of the alcoholic who stops,and then begins drinking again. The brain of the alcoholic has a memory.The memory begins where the alcoholic left off in his/her drinking career. Therefore,if a person who has had 20 years of sobriety, begins to drink again, the brain cells of the alcoholic "wake up" and remember where the drinker left off,and the drinker goes back to where they were 20 years ago.

This is one of the most baffling truths of the disease. Not one alcoholic who was drinking 20 years before, can now, after 20 years of sobriety, drink one or two and get away with it, like a "normal" drinker. Alcoholism will bring them back to how much they were drinking 20 years before, and even exceed the number of drinks that they now can consume.It is not so much the amount,as it is the result.Alcohol is classified as an "ether",and can kill by suppressing all of the organs.

The second classification which makes alcoholism a disease is that it is incurable.So far, the only action which can be taken by an alcoholic to insure their living another day, is to abstain from alcohol and other mood altering chemicals.

This does not cure the person of the disease,but puts it into check, and brings the disease into a remission.by not drinking, the alcoholic in affect puts their brain's cravings to sleep. This does not happen overnight,and many will feel the call of craving long after having put down the drink.

Because the brain chemistry of an alcoholic is completely different from the brain chemistry of a person without alchoholism, alchohol affects the alchoholic completely differently than a normal drinker. When an alchoholic continues to drink alchohol,the disease gains strength and gets worse. Much like a diabetic whose pancreas cannot process sugar, the alchoholic's system cannot process alchohol. The alchoholic may have one drink and go into a black-out.A black-out is a memory loss which will never be regained. Some drinkers have small black-outs, others have had weeks of their lives erased.

The alchoholic may be able to drink more than anyone else and not get drunk.In other words, the drink has stopped giving the alchoholic the feelings of elation and calm, and has either the opposite affect,(anxiety,nervousness,feeling jittery)or no affect at all,which causes the alchoholic to continue to drink in search of the old results.In chronic cases, alchohol stops working.

What is this disease? How do you know that you have it? This is where the disease of alcoholism baffles even the medical experts.Not all alcohlics have the same symptoms,in the same order. It is not the amount th...

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