Alcoholism Treatment Topeka KS

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.

Mirror Inc
Topeka
2201 SE 25th Street,
Topeka, KS66605
(785) 267-0561
www.mirrorinc.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, 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 Adolescents, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

Mirror's mission is that through broad-based partnerships, we will provide substance abuse prevention and treatment, correctional, and other community health and human services to people in need.
Our success can be directly attributed to a partnership of our Board of Directors, our staff, and the communities we serve. Mirror, Inc. board members are leaders from all walks of the community coming together to represent those we serve. You will find our dedicated staff to be recognized leaders in the addictions and corrections fields. Hand in hand, we work with the community as a proud agency of the Harvey County United Way and as volunteers for many local and state boards and agencies.
New Dawn Wellness and Recovery Center
4015 SW 21st Street,
Topeka, KS66604
(785) 266-0202
www.newdawnrecovery.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment

Residency: Outpatient

Payment Accepted: Self payment, Medicaid, State financed insurance (other than Medicaid), Private health insurance, Military insurance (e.g., VA,TRICARE)

Specializing in Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Women, Men, Criminal justice clients

New Dawn Wellness & Recovery Center

New Dawn Wellness & Recovery Center proudly serves the northeast Kansas and surrounding areas with expert counseling and substance abuse / addictions treatment services. All of our counselors are licensed and professional and have extensive knowledge regarding mental health and addictions treatment services. Whether you, or someone you love needs help for an addiction or you are just seeking psychotherapy services, we are the experienced, trustworthy professionals to turn to.

Alcohol, Drug and Gambling Treatment Services:

Comprehensive treatment for alcohol / drug abuse and addiction
Treatment for compulsive gambling
Individualized Treatment Planning - one to 15 hours per week
Relapse Prevention
Couples and family work
Dual diagnosis program
Specialized treatment for women
Services for adolescents
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

At New Dawn Wellness & Recovery Center, our goal is to make you feel like you are not alone. Our helpful and experienced counselors are dedicated to improving each patient's quality of life and providing them with the tools necessary to make lifelong changes.
Valeo Behavioral Healthcare
Stepping Stones
2010 NW Logan Street,
Topeka, KS66608
(785) 357-1183
www.valeotopeka.org

Services Offered: Substance abuse treatment, Halfway house

Residency: Outpatient

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

Payment Assistance: Sliding fee scale (fee is based on income and other factors)

Languages: ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

Specializing in Criminal justice clients

The Gavin Foundation is a multi-service agency providing comprehensive, community- based substance abuse education, prevention and treatment. Located in the South Boston neighborhood of Boston,we serve more than 4,000 individuals each year through our adult, youth and community programs. The Gavin Foundation works from a deep commitment to the community, including the widespread community of individuals and families in recovery.

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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