Addiction Treatment Centers Silver City NM

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Border Area Mental Health Services Inc
(575) 388-4412
315 South Hudson Street
Silver City, NM
 
Border Area Mental Health Services Inc
(575) 388-4412
315 South Hudson Street
Silver City, NM
Hotline
(800) 426-0997
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Special Programs/Groups
DUI/DWI offenders
Language Services
Spanish

Mental Health Resources Inc
(575) 359-1221
300 East 1st Street
Portales, NM
 
Five Sandoval Indian Pueblos Inc
(505) 867-3351
1043 Highway 313
Bernalillo, NM
 
Border Area Mental Health Services Inc
(575) 533-6649
1 Foster Road
Reserve, NM
 
Fort Bayard Medical Center
(575) 537-3465
149 Calle del Cielo
Fort Bayard, NM
 
Fort Bayard Medical Center
(575) 537-3465
149 Calle del Cielo
Fort Bayard, NM
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less)

Counseling Center Inc
(575) 437-7404
1900 East 10th Street
Alamogordo, NM
 
First Nations Community Healthsource
(505) 262-2481
5608 Zuni Road SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Presbyterian Medical Services
(575) 746-9848
1105 Memorial Drive
Artesia, NM
 

What Is Addiction?

Answer:
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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