Alcoholism Treatment Williston ND

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.

Mercy Recovery Center
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1301 15th Avenue West
Williston, ND

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Basin Alcohol and Drug Services
(701) 774-0122
322 Main Street
Williston, ND

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Minot Air Force Base
(701) 723-5535
5 MDOS/SGOH
Minot AFB, ND

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Regional Evaluation and Counseling
(701) 746-4944
1407 24th Avenue South
Grand Forks, ND

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MAB Addiction Counseling Services
(701) 352-1667
728 Hill Avenue
Grafton, ND

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Family Recovery Home
(701) 774-9625
126 West Broadway
Williston, ND

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Native American Resource Center
(701) 774-0461x117
Main Street Trenton
Trenton, ND

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Heartview Foundation
(701) 222-0386
101 East Broadway
Bismarck, ND

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Only Human Counseling
(701) 476-0497
118 Broadway
Fargo, ND

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Hinley Jr., Douglas
(701) 741-2299
908 Boyd Dr
Grand Forks, ND

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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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