Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Park City UT

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.

Peters, Donn
(435) 649-6838
2024 Sidewinder
Park City, UT

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Valley Mental Health
(435) 649-8347
1753 Sidewinder Drive
Park City, UT

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Sequoia Counseling Center
(801) 463-7520
3378 South 900 East Street
Salt Lake City, UT

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Scoville, Barbara
(801) 278-0200
5635 Sth Waterbury Way Ste C202
Salt Lake City, UT

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Valley Mental Health
(801) 263-7225
5965 South 900 East Street
Salt Lake City, UT

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Renaissance Ranch
(435) 940-0406
4383 West Kilby Road
Park City, UT

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Baughman, Cyndi
(801) 665-1543
1390 South 1100 East Suite 201
Salt Lake City, UT

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Hanks, Julie
(801) 944-4555
7084 South 2300 East Suite 120
Salt Lake City, UT

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Squire, Jennifer
(801) 808-2410
7084 S. 2300 E. #120
Salt Lake City, UT

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Clair Mellenthin, LCSW, RPT-S
(801) 944-4555
7084 South 2300 East suite 215
Salt Lake City, UT

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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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