Alcoholism Rehab Fergus Falls MN

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.

Lake Region Halfway Homes Inc
(218) 739-9084
217 North Union Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN

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Lyle Hoxtell, NCC
(218) 998-8340 
Fergus Falls, MN

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New Visions Center
(320) 763-3912
222 9th Avenue West
Alexandria, MN

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Winona Counseling Clinic
(507) 454-3909
111 Market Street
Winona, MN

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Cambridge Medical Center
(763) 689-7723x8222
701 South Dellwood Avenue
Cambridge, MN

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Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center
(218) 739-7200
1400 North Union Avenue
Fergus Falls, MN

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Northern Pines Mental Health Center
(320) 632-5255
1906 SE 5th Avenue
Little Falls, MN

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Broadwell, Susan
(952) 922-1848
4500 Park Glen Road Suite 150
Saint Louis Park, MN

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Jirak, Jan
(952) 985-1097
314 Clifton Avenue Suite 303
Minneapolis, MN

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Brown, Kerry
(507) 263-3344
401 West Main Street
Cannon Falls, MN

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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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