Alcoholism Treatment Van Buren AR

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.

Gateway House Inc
(479) 783-8849x27
3900 North Armour Avenue
Fort Smith, AR

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Oklahoma Treatment Services LLC
(918) 427-3344
117 East Ray Fine Boulevard
Roland, OK

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Gyst House Inc
(501) 568-1682
8101 Frenchman Lane
Little Rock, AR

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Quapaw House Inc
(870) 867-2266
182 Dunston Road
Mount Ida, AR

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Turner, Angie
(501) 952-0494
900 S Shackleford Rd Suite 300
Little Rock, AR

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Harbor House Inc
(479) 785-4083x11
615 North 19th Street
Fort Smith, AR

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Ozark Counseling Services Inc
(870) 448-3724
East Main Street
Marshall, AR

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Ozark Counseling Services Inc
(870) 449-5177
319 Highway 14 South
Yellville, AR

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Decision Point Inc
(479) 464-1060
301 Holcomb Street
Springdale, AR

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(501) 202-4636
9601 Interstate 630
Little Rock, AR

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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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