Alcoholism Treatment Anthony NM

You see many people think Alcoholism is a disease, but it actually is a disorder, a chronic disorder. Imagine that..but it is my belief that Alcoholism can be brought on by other things.

Southern New Mexico Human Development
(505) 882-5101
820 Highway 478
Anthony, NM

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Serenity Outpatient Services Inc
(915) 566-2000
4625 Alabama Street
El Paso, TX

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Stephen D Tackett, NCC
El Paso, TX

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Park, Richard L.
(915) 544-3400
1921 E Yandell
El Paso, TX

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NCED Mental Health Center
(915) 544-4000x2414
1900 Denver Avenue
El Paso, TX

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Charles Canada NCC
(915) 566-4667 
El Paso, TX

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Veterans Affairs Healthcare System
(915) 564-6159
5001 North Piedras Street
El Paso, TX

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Alternative Center for Behavioral Hlth
(915) 565-4800
5001 Alabama Street
El Paso, TX

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Southern New Mexico Human Development
(505) 589-1147
3465 McNutt Road
Sunland Park, NM

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Gately, Michael
(915) 542-4951
1733 Curie #204
El Paso, TX

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What is Alcoholism?

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What is Alcoholism?

Alisa Olazaran

Friday, September 14, 2007 What is Alcoholism? Really? Alcoholism to a person that does not drink is one thing, and Alcoholism to an Alcoholic is an entirely different thing. The definition of Alcoholism is this: "a chronic disorder characterized by dependence on alcohol, repeated excessive use of alcoholic beverages, can you believe this,the development of withdrawal symptoms on reducing or ceasing intake, morbidity that may include cirrhosis of the liver, and decreased ability to function socially and vocationally.

But to an Alcoholic, it is a way of escape, escaping the pain of society.

You see many people think Alcoholism is a disease, but it actually is a disorder, a chronic disorder. Imagine that..but it is my belief that Alcoholism can be brought on by other things. There are people that have mental disorders that have gone on for years not knowing why they feel this way or that way, but that only hitting the bottle makes them feel better (hum) imagine that, people actually walking around with other mental disorders never go diagnosed, such as Manic Depression, these people not only have Manic Depression, but they start hitting the bottle, and this can be another crutch for that person, and when that person finally is diagnosed as having Alcoholism, a lot of times they are never diagnosed as having other mental disorders prior to Alcoholism.

My mother for example: she was an Alcoholic, she passed away three-years...

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