Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Gallup NM

Alcohol creates a physical and psichological dependance, and a progressive degradation in all the aspects of life. Read on and get more information about alcoholism.

Na Nihzhoozhi Center Inc (NCI)
(505) 722-2177
2205 East Boyd Street
Gallup, NM

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

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Marshall, Pamela Ann
(505) 989-3333
411 Saint Michaels Dr Suite 8A
Santa Fe, NM

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Rio Grande Intensive Outpatient Trt
(505) 737-5533
1350 Paseo Del Pueblo Sur
Taos, NM

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Counseling Center Inc
(505) 437-7404
1900 East 10th Street
Alamogordo, NM

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Rehoboth McKinley Christian Hospital
(505) 726-6900
650 Vanden Bosch Parkway
Gallup, NM

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

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Carlsbad Mental Health Association
(505) 887-4065
5000 West Church Street
Carlsbad, NM

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Diane Coker NCC
(505) 524-6821 
Las Cruces, NM

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Hermann, Kristen
(505) 899-3544
4686 Corrales Road Suite 1C
Corrales, NM

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Facts about Alcohol

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Facts About Alcohol

Aldo Bonincontro

Friday, September 14, 2007 The excess of alcoholic drinking makes persons addicted as for cocaine, heroine, LSD, etc., althouch alcohol typically becomes a drug only when we exceed a certain daily amount.

Alcohol creates a physical and psichological dependance, and a progressive degradation in all the aspects of life.

The first consequence is the typical confusional state typical of drunk people, that slowly becomes a constant in the addicted life, leading to dementia.

Then, the addicted becomes more and more closed in him/herself neglecting personal care, social relations and work, losing the normal inhibitions to keep the self-control.

The other main victim of alcoholism is liver; it tries to metabolize it, but invain, given the great amount of alcohol to face. The degradation process, infact, produces its oxidation to acetic aldeyde,(CH3-CH=O) and acetic acid (CH3-COOH) more harmful than ethylic alcohol.

This continuous stress logorates liver cells making them die and be replaced by fibrous cells. So, liver goes towards the cirrhosis that causes death.

Alcoholism also causes a precocious ageing and a weakening of many organic functions as blood circulation, digestion and the immune system.

Alcoholism is a great social problem in many Countries, expecially in Northern Europe and North America, where the frequent depressing insulation caused by long and cold winters are a greater temptation to give to the bottle.


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