Alcoholism Treatment Greensboro NC

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.

Alcohol and Drug Services
ADS West
119 Chestnut Drive,
High Point, NC27262
(336) 882-2125

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Methadone Maintenance

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors), Payment assistance (Check with facility for details)

Specializing in Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, DUI/DWI offenders

The ADS website is currently undergoing a major upgrade, and will be re-launched in the near future. Please note that the current website may display some outdated information. We are excited about the new website. Please check back soon for the new & improved ADS online experience!

ADS is a private, non-profit agency providing substance abuse education, prevention, and treatment services to residents of Guilford County and surrounding areas. Individuals and families receive the highest quality of care available with strict attention paid to confidentiality and client rights.
Fellowship Hall
5140 Dunstan Road,
Greensboro, NC27405
(800) 659-3381

Intake Phone Numbers:
(336) 621-3381

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house

Residency: Hospital inpatient, Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment

Payment Accepted: Self payment, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance

Specializing in Women, Men

There's a place in the gently rolling countryside of North Carolina where what
some call a miracle is taking place everyday in the lives of alcohol and drug
addicted individuals and their families seeking recovery from this disease.
FELLOWSHIP HALL is that place.
A private, non-profit specialty hospital committed to helping people who suffer
from alcoholism and drug addiction.
ASAP Residential Treatment Youth Focus
301 East Washington Street, Suite 301,
Greensboro, NC27401
(336) 333-6853x224

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days)

Payment Accepted: Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid)

Specializing in Adolescents

Youth Focus, Inc. is a non-profit United Way agency dedicated to helping young people and their families learn to deal with today's pressures. A powerful collaboration of medical professionals, therapists, businesses, law enforcement officers, administrators and volunteers work together to support young people and the diverse problems confronting them.
" that no child is left behind because we did not act." Marion Wright Edelman
Our Mission: Youth Focus provides a continuum of prevention, intervention and treatment services for children and youth and their families who are at risk, in crisis or who have emotional or behavioral problems.
Youth Focus was founded in 1991 as a result of a merger between Youth Services Bureau and Youth Care. Youth Services Bureau was founded in 1971 to provide counseling services to Guilford County at risk and troubled youth. Youth Care was founded in 1974 to provide residential services to Guilford County court involved youth.
To access Youth Focus services please call 336-333-6853 in Greensboro, NC or 336-841-6083 in High Point, NC.

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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