Alcoholism Rehab Gallup 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.

Presbyterian Medical Services
(505) 863-3828
2025 East Aztec Road
Gallup, NM

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Na Nihzhoozhi Center Inc (NCI)
(505) 722-2177
2205 East Boyd Street
Gallup, NM

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Thurman, John
(505) 345-2778
320 Osuna NE Suite H-4
Albuquerque, NM

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Martin J Molloy, NCC
(505) 265-8818 
Albuquerque, NM

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Lennihan, Lydia
(505) 681-0708
1400 Carlisle Blvd. NE Suite A
Albuquerque, NM

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital
(505) 726-6900
650 Vanden Bosch Parkway
Gallup, NM

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Robert Becher, NCC
(505) 291-2077 
Albuquerque, NM

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Mary R Mortimer NCC
Taos Ski Valley, NM

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Johnson, Mary
(505) 878-0080
2730 San Pedro NE Ste H
Albuquerque, NM

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Pezzano, Julita
(505) 450-5500
4601 Paradise Blvd NW Suite 108
Albuquerque, NM

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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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