Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Mcalester OK

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.

Southeastern Oklahoma Social Services
(918) 424-9058
512 East Chickasaw Street
McAlester, OK

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Oaks Behavioral Health Center
(918) 423-6030
628 East Creek Street
McAlester, OK

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Narconon Arrowhead/Oklahoma
(800) 468-6933
HC 67 Box 5
Canadian, OK

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Family Crisis and Counseling Ctr Inc
(303) 504-1671
622 SE Frank Phillips Boulevard
Bartlesville, OK

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Van Valkenburg-Bishop, Linda
(918) 629-7010
2615 E. 15TH STREET
Tulsa, OK

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David Ray NCC
(870) 238-5001 
McAlester, OK

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Professional Counseling and
(918) 420-5238
400 East Wyandotte Avenue
McAlester, OK

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Indian Healthcare Resource Center of
(918) 588-1900
550 South Peoria Avenue
Tulsa, OK

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Valliant House LLC
(580) 933-7031
300 North Dalton Street
Valliant, OK

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Burrough, Charlotte
(580) 436-9099
16050 County Road 1565
Ada, OK

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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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