Alcoholism Rehab Laramie WY

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.

Wyoming Counseling and Outreach Servs
(307) 721-4164
417 East Fremont Street
Laramie, WY

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Michael Loos, NCC
(307) 766-4002 
Laramie, WY

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Peak Wellness Center
(307) 532-4091
501 Albany Avenue
Torrington, WY

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Wyoming Behavioral Institute
(307) 237-7444
2521 East 15th Street
Casper, WY

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Peak Wellness Center
(307) 745-8915x251
1263 North 15th Street
Laramie, WY

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Peak Wellness Center
(307) 745-8915x251
1263 North 15th Street
Laramie, WY

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Eastern Wyoming Mental Health Center
(307) 334-3666
905 South Main Street
Lusk, WY

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Riverton VA Outpatient Clinic
(307) 857-1211
2300 Rose Lane
Riverton, WY

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Carla Fortunato NCC
(307) 587-7408 
Cody, WY

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Rawson Carlin NCC
(307) 235-4143 
Casper, WY

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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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