Alcohol Rehabilitation Programs Rapid City SD

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.

Simpson, James
(605) 388-0991
3202 W Main St Suite B
Rapid City, SD

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WellSpring Inc
(605) 342-0345
1205 East Saint James Street
Rapid City, SD

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Chapman, Barbara
(605) 381-4124
518 6th Street Suite 2
Rapid City, SD

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Roads Inc
(605) 348-8026
520 Kansas City Street
Rapid City, SD

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Butzman, Carol
(605) 718-4004
4940 5th Street Suite 1B
Rapid City, SD

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Northern Hills Alcohol/Drug Services
(605) 787-9200
7205 Timberline Road
Black Hawk, SD

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Well Springs Soaring Eagle
(605) 718-3700
919 Main Street
Rapid City, SD

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City County Alcohol and Drug Programs
(605) 394-6128
725 North Lacrosse Street
Rapid City, SD

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Behavior Management Systems
(605) 343-7262
350 Elk Street
Rapid City, SD

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Soaring Eagle Treatment Center
(605) 718-3700
919 Main Street
Rapid City, SD

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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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