Alcoholism Rehab West Memphis AR

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.

Sharon Davis NCC
(901) 210-4969 
Memphis, TN

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(901) 545-2441 
Memphis, TN

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Whitehaven Southwest Mental Health Ctr
(901) 259-1920
1087 Alice Avenue
Memphis, TN

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Kent D Fisher, NCC, MAC
(901) 372-0710 
Memphis, TN

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Memphis Recovery Centers Inc
(901) 272-7751
219 North Montgomery Street
Memphis, TN

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Baby Love/Midtown Mental Health Center
(901) 577-0200x370
450 Pontotoc Street
Memphis, TN

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Serenity Recovery Centers Inc
(901) 521-1131
1094 Poplar Avenue
Memphis, TN

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Grace House Inc
(901) 722-8460
329 North Bellevue Street
Memphis, TN

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Brett Stancil, NCC
(901) 523-8990 
Memphis, TN

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Comprehensive Counseling Network
(901) 353-5440
2150 Whitney Avenue
Memphis, TN

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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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