Alcoholism Treatment Hastings NE

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.

South Central Behavioral Services
(402) 463-5684
616 West 5th Street
Hastings, NE

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Horizon Recovery and Counseling Center
(402) 462-2066
835 South Burlington Avenue
Hastings, NE

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Health Education and Addictions
(402) 857-2508
Route 2
Niobrara, NE

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Norfolk Regional Center
(402) 370-3401x3391
1700 North Victory Road
Norfolk, NE

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Robert Atherton NCC
(402) 393-8277 
Omaha, NE

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Horizon Recovery Center
(402) 462-2066
714 Eastside Boulevard
Hastings, NE

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Bridge Inc
(402) 462-4677
922 North Denver Street
Hastings, NE

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CenterPointe
(402) 475-5161
1000 South 13th Street
Lincoln, NE

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Northeast Panhandle
(308) 282-1101
305 Foch Street
Gordon, NE

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Loren H Froehlich, NCC, CCMHC
Chadron, NE

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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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