Addiction Treatment Lynden WA

When addiction grips a person, they become cocooned in their own existence, The outside world becomes alien, so they disassociate themselves from it, even their family.

Center for Emotional Health
(360) 224-0110
1106 Harris Ave
Bellingham, WA
 
Meier New Life Clinics - Seattle Outpatient Clinic
(425) 487-3885
9706 NE 4th Ave
Seattle, WA
Specialty
Counseling center or practice
Additional Information
Meier Clinics has been providing answers to life's problems since 1976 through a wide array of mental health care programs. Our programs are unique as we treat the whole person?emotionally, physically, and spiritually. All of our clinical staff (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, addiction counselors, dieticians, etc.) are committed Christians who are fully credentialed and professionally trained. They are dedicated to providing a safe environment

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Meier New Life Clinics - Bothell Outpatient and Day Program
(425) 487-3885
22010 17th Avenue SE
Bothell, WA
Specialty
Counseling center or practice
Additional Information
Meier Clinics has been providing answers to life's problems since 1976 through a wide array of mental health care programs. Our programs are unique as we treat the whole person?emotionally, physically, and spiritually. All of our clinical staff (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, addiction counselors, dieticians, etc.) are committed Christians who are fully credentialed and professionally trained. They are dedicated to providing a safe environment

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Marriage and Family Counselor
(206) 724-6857
9415 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA
 
Simply A Moment: Stress Management
(206) 679-7644
6101 NE Radford Drive #723
Seattle, WA
 
Aimee Innes, MA, LMHC
(360) 920-9229
1106 Harris Ave., #304
Bellingham, WA
 
Meier New Life Clinics - Tacoma Outpatient Clinic
(425) 487-3885
6212 SW 75th Street
Lakewood, WA
Specialty
Counseling center or practice
Additional Information
Meier Clinics has been providing answers to life's problems since 1976 through a wide array of mental health care programs. Our programs are unique as we treat the whole person?emotionally, physically, and spiritually. All of our clinical staff (psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family counselors, addiction counselors, dieticians, etc.) are committed Christians who are fully credentialed and professionally trained. They are dedicated to providing a safe environment

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Gold Counseling Services
(206) 954-5572
568 Ericksen Avenue NE
Bainbridge Island, WA
Prices and/or Promotions
$100-110. / session

Career DIscovery
(425) 828-4684
40 Lake Bellevue Suite 100
Bellevue, WA
Prices and/or Promotions
see website wwwcareerdiscoveryinc.com

Laura Doughty, MS, LMHC
(509) 925-2258
109 East Third Ave., Suite 7
Ellensburg, WA
 
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Why a Person Becomes an Addict

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Why a Person Becomes an Addict

Danielle Morgan

Friday, September 14, 2007 They are many reasons to why a person becomes addicted to drugs.

They can be from very different back rounds.

Drugs affect people in many different ways, but one thing they can share, is a very powerful addiction to a drug they no longer have control of.

There are many physiological and physical problems that can affect a drug user, as a result of their drug use, here are some of the effects,

Paranoia,

Depression,

Low self esteem,

withdrawal symptoms - IE, muscle cramps, sweating, bowel problems, nausea, pain and many more.

Anxiety,

Self loathing,

Personality disorders,

Hallucinations,

These a just a few to mention, and as you can imagine, one would be enough to deal with, let alone five or all, which is very much a possibility.

As i mentioned, there are people that become addicted for many different reasons. Here are a few example,

- Emotional trauma, wanting to escape from recent or past traumatic experience

-Recreational use, which leads to addiction,

-Peer pressure, wanting to fit in, or pressure from partners, or family members,

-Curiosity, wanting to get high.

There are many reasons, but the outcomes are all pretty much alike.

When addiction grips a person, they become cocooned in their own existence, The outside world becomes alien, so they disassociate themselves from it, even their family.

It becomes a desperate life, for as their tolerance grow so does the cost,which leads to criminal activity's.

For many this leads to prison, but it only deters a few, but i believe a person has to wan,t to change, you can not force them.

For the loved ones trying to help, with no outcome its little wonder they call, heroine and crack cocaine "The Devils Drug".

They deeper one falls into the devils web, the harder it is to escape its grasp.

The word "reality" becomes an enemy, for one of the reasons their tolerance grows, is beca...

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