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State plan for alcohol abuse and alcoholism

Louisiana. Division of Mental Health.

State plan for alcohol abuse and alcoholism

by Louisiana. Division of Mental Health.

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Published by Health and Human Resources Administration, State of Louisiana in [Baton Rouge] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana.,
  • Louisiana
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoholism -- Louisiana.,
    • Alcoholism -- Treatment -- Louisiana.,
    • Alcoholism -- Louisiana -- Prevention.,
    • Alcoholics -- Rehabilitation -- Louisiana.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementprepared by the Division of Mental Health.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV5297.L8 L68 1974
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4941896M
      LC Control Number76369360

      The Illinois Department of Human Services, Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (IDHS/DASA) is the state's lead agency for addressing the profound personal, social and economic consequences of alcohol and other drug abuse. IDHS/DASA oversees a network of communitybased alcohol and other drug treatment programs. Policy plan­ ners, school administrators, military agencies, community groups, state and local alcoholism agencies, and industries are initiating alcohol abuse preven­ tion programs with fervor. Legislators at all levels of government are also developing a keen interest in legislation aimed at reducing the extent of problem : Springer US.

      Provide a basic overview of alcohol/substance abuse system and guidelines to assist in determining if a client is in need of alcohol or substance abuse treatment. Guidelines. The department recognizes that identification and treatment of alcohol and substance abuse issues are of paramount importance in assisting clients to attain self-sufficiency. When abuse becomes more frequent, it can escalate into an addiction. Addiction to Alcohol. Alcohol addiction, also known as alcoholism, is marked by a craving for alcohol and the inability to stop drinking—even when it causes extreme personal or social harm.

      There are two kinds of intervention. One is less formal, though it will nevertheless take a strong commitment on your part. If you have a friend who might have a problem with alcohol, and you feel you can help him or her on your own, then follow our six-step plan. Step 1. Get sound advice. Go to a school counselor,or other trained professional. Alcohol abuse and dependence, now both included under the diagnosis of alcohol use disorder, is a disease characterized by the sufferer having a pattern of drinking excessively despite the negative effects of alcohol on the individual's work, medical, legal, educational, and/or social life. It may involve a destructive pattern of alcohol use that includes a number of symptoms, including.


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