Alcoholism Rehab Roswell 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.

New Mexico Rehabilitation Center
(505) 347-3400x3430
31 Gail Harris Avenue
Roswell, NM

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(505) 966-1608 
Belen, NM

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Border Area Mental Health Services
(505) 546-2174
901 West Hickory Street
Deming, NM

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Bennett, Kelly
(505) 577-1862
578 Via Arista
Santa Fe, NM

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

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Counseling Associates Inc
(505) 623-1480
109 West Bland Street
Roswell, NM

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Elizabeth Clearwater, NCC
(505) 474-3626 
Santa Fe, NM

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(505) 265-1711x2127
1501 San Pedro Street SE
Albuquerque, NM

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Petersen, Ann
(505) 400-9913
4686 Corrales Road
Corrales, NM

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(505) 586-0322
2573 State Highway 522
Questa, 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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