Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Manhattan KS

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.

Greg Potter, NCC, CCMHC
(785) 537-0076 
Manhattan, KS

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Sallman, Cyndi McNeil
(785) 539-5455 x378
1019 Poyntz Avenue Suite C
Manhattan, KS

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Edelman Associates
(785) 537-2244
404 Humboldt Street
Manhattan, KS

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Central Kansas Foundation
(785) 762-3700
235 West 7th Street
Junction City, KS

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Trotta, Marci
(913) 362-8899
7451 Switzer Street Suite 118B
Shawnee Mission, KS

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Pawnee Mental Health Services
(785) 587-4300
2001 Claflin Road
Manhattan, KS

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(785) 537-0076
714 Poyntz Street
Manhattan, KS

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Restoration Center Inc
(785) 762-4470
1033 South Washington Street
Junction City, KS

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(785) 762-5250
814 Caroline Avenue
Junction City, KS

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Athy, Annette L.
(316) 200-6820
403 W. Central Avenue Suite A
Andover, KS

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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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