Alcoholism Rehab Great Falls 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.

Gateway Community Services
(406) 727-2512
401 3rd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT

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Kimberly Dickman, NCC
(406) 771-7480 
Great Falls, MT

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Benefits Healthcare
(406) 846-1320
500 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT

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Rocky Mountain Treatment Center
(800) 521-6572
920 Fourth Avenue North
Great Falls, MT

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

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920 Fourth Avenue North
Great Falls, MT

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Benefis Healthcare
(406) 455-2367
500 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT

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Malmstrom Air Force Base
(406) 731-4451
341 MDG/SGOMH
Malmstrom A F B, MT

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South Central Montana Regional MH Ctr
(406) 254-1314x102
201 North 25th Street
Billings, MT

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Lake County
(406) 883-7310
802 Main Street
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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