Alcoholism Treatment Cedar City UT

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.

Academy at Cedar Mountain
(435) 867-5555
97 West 400 South
Cedar City, UT

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Institute of Change
(801) 487-0487
2760 South 1140 East
Salt Lake City, UT

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Four Corners Community Behavioral Hlth
(435) 259-6131
198 East Center Street
Moab, UT

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Four Corners Community Behav Hlth Inc
(435) 637-2358
575 East 100 South
Price, UT

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Summitview Foundation
(801) 805-9100
5072 North 300 West Street
Provo, UT

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Horizon House
(435) 586-2515
54 North 200 East
Cedar City, UT

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Intermountain
(801) 268-2887
111 East 5600 Street
Murray, UT

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Discovery House Utah Inc
(801) 596-2111
449 East 2100 South Street
Salt Lake City, UT

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ACT NOW Counseling
(801) 601-3163
9176 South 300 West Street
Sandy, UT

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Intermountain
(801) 399-4002
189 South State Street
Clearfield, UT

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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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