Addiction Treatment Centers Cheyenne WY

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Alternatives Counseling and
(307) 635-5347
2111 Warren Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Rehab Treatment Center in Cheyenne
(307) 634-2273
2600 E 18th St
Cheyenne, WY
Cheyenne Community Drug Abuse
(307) 635-0256
1920 Thomes Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
Rehab Treatment Center in Cheyenne
(307) 632-6433
2310 E 8th St
Cheyenne, WY
Recovery Program in Cheyenne
(307) 632-7706
300 Derr Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Rehab Treatment Center in Cheyenne
(307) 634-9653
2526 Seymour Ave
Cheyenne, WY
Peak Wellness Center
(307) 634-9653
2526 Seymour Avenue
Cheyenne, WY
James George Haller
(307) 634-8802
123 Cole Shopping Ctr
Cheyenne, WY
Addiction Medicine

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Cheyenne VA Medical Center
(307) 778-7550x7130
2360 East Pershing Boulevard
Cheyenne, WY
Behavioral Health Services Acute Inpatient Services - United Med Center
2600E. 18Th St.E. Building
Cheyenne, WY
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Mental Health
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What Is Addiction?

Addiction is when the body relies on a substance in order to continue normal functioning .

When the substance is removed or denied, it will cause withdrawal.

The term “addiction” was first used in 1906 in reference to opium dependence. The first use of the adjective “addict” was in 1529. Addiction was originally a term that was used to describe a devotion, attachment, dedication, or inclination. In current usage, however, the term addiction is used to describe on ongoing compulsion by a person to engage in a specific activity, regardless of any harmful consequences to their health, mental stage, or social life. Usually people think of drug addictions in regards to this term, but it can also apply to other things, such as problem gambling or compulsive overeating. It has been suggested that the causes of addiction can include genetic, biological/pharmacological, and social factors.

It is generally accepted that addiction is a disease, a state of physiological or psychological dependence or devotion to something manifesting as a condition in which medically significant symptoms liable to have a damaging effect are present.

The medical community now stipulates two types of addiction, physical addiction and psychological addiction . A physical addiction is characterized by physical dependence which absence of the substance will result in physical withdrawal. Psychological addiction is characterized by psychological depende...

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