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.

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

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Assessment Counseling and
(801) 265-8000
3808 Southwest Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT

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Central Utah Counseling Center
(435) 283-4065
390 West 100 North Street
Ephraim, UT

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

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Utah Alcoholism Foundation
(801) 355-8536
667 East South Temple Street
Salt Lake City, UT

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

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Aspen Achievement Academy
(800) 283-8334
98 South Main Street
Loa, UT

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San Juan Counseling
(435) 678-2992
356 South Main Street
Blanding, UT

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Northeastern Counseling Center
(435) 789-6300
1140 West 500 South Street
Vernal, UT

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Therapy In Your Face
(801) 973-0655
1579 West 600 South Street
Salt Lake City, 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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