Alcoholism Rehab Moundsville WV

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.

Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 676-5741
3201 Belmont Street
Bellaire, OH

Data Provided by:
CRC Health Group Inc
(304) 547-9197
Rural Route 1
Triadelphia, WV

Data Provided by:
Northpoint Consulting and Behavioral
(740) 782-0092
250 West Main Street
Saint Clairsville, OH

Data Provided by:
Northpoint Consulting and Behavioral
(740) 782-0092
40060 National Road
Bethesda, OH

Data Provided by:
Valley Healthcare System
(304) 329-1059
202 Tunnelton Street
Kingwood, WV

Data Provided by:
Northwood Health Systems
(304) 234-3555
2121 Eoff Street
Wheeling, WV

Data Provided by:
Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 695-9447
255 West Main Street
Saint Clairsville, OH

Data Provided by:
Crossroads Counseling Services Inc
(740) 782-1407
41481 Stenger Road
Belmont, OH

Data Provided by:
Behavioral Health Services of
(304) 263-7023
99 Tavern Road
Martinsburg, WV

Data Provided by:
Worthington Center Inc
(304) 485-5185x330
3199 Core Road
Parkersburg, WV

Data Provided by:
Data Provided by:

Alcoholism

Provided By: 

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....

Click here to read the rest of this article from Addicted.com