Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Great Falls MT

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.

Gateway Community Services
(406) 727-2512
401 3rd Avenue North
Great Falls, MT

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Benefits Healthcare
(406) 846-1320
500 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT

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Kimberly Dickman, NCC
(406) 771-7480 
Great Falls, MT

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TLC Recovery Inc
(406) 622-3211
1308 Frankin Street
Fort Benton, MT

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Wilderness Treatment Center
(406) 846-1320x2110
200 Hubbart Dam Road
Marion, MT

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Rocky Mountain Treatment Center
(800) 521-6572
920 Fourth Avenue North
Great Falls, MT

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Benefis Healthcare
(406) 455-2367
500 15th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT

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Malmstrom Air Force Base
(406) 731-4451
341 MDG/SGOMH
Malmstrom A F B, MT

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Butte/Silver Bow
(406) 497-5070
25 West Front Street
Butte, MT

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Missoula Indian Center
(406) 829-9515
Fort Missoula Road
Missoula, MT

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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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