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Washington Treatment Centers

Washington AA Meetings

Western Washington Area Alcoholics Anonymous

Vancouver Intergroup AA

Washington State Area 92 AA

The Greater Seattle Intergroup of AA

Al-Anon Family Groups

Washington Area Al-Anon / Alateen

Mental Health Services

Washington State – Mental Health Services

Anchor Mental Health Association

Washington County Mental Health Services

Southwest Washington Behavioral Health

Anonymous Groups

NA Seattle Area

Southwest Washington Area NA

NA Chesapeake & Potomac Region

Cocaine Anonymous Washington State Area

Marijuana Anonymous, Washington

Overeaters Anonymous Greater Seattle Intergroup

Western Washington Gamblers Anonymous

Washington Helplines

HIV Client Services –call (877) 376-9316

Crisis Clinic of the Peninsulas – call (360) 452-4500

DC Rape Crisis Center – call 202-333-7273

Washington Domestic Violence – call 800-562-6025

Abuse and Neglect Hotline – call 1-866-ENDHARM

Child Abuse Hotline – call (202) 671-SAFE

WA Recovery Help Line – call 866-789-1511

Treatment & Detox Guide

Binge drinking may damage teens’ brains

When teens go on a binge drinking episode, they may be doing serious damage to the sensitive “white matter” in their brain, a new MRI-based study suggests. White matter is involved in relaying information between brain cells, the researchers said. This means that damage caused to the developing brain by bouts of heavy drinking could….

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The new smoking ban battleground: detox clinics

detox treatment clinics

Derek Laughlin, a 40-year-old former crack addict from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, found the cravings unbearable. Hours into treatment last year at a Surrey, B.C., short-term detox centre, on a staff-supervised walk around the block, he fell behind the group to search the pavement for discarded cigarette butts. Overcoming his crack habit was tough, but simultaneously….

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Tennent’s backs minimum alcohol pricing

Tennent’s, Scotland’s largest brewer, has heaped pressure on Holyrood’s opposition parties by backing the SNP’s plans for minimum alcohol pricing. Mike Lees, the company’s managing director, said the proposals were “a sensible move” and “part of the solution” to the country’s chronic binge drinking problem. But his surprise intervention failed to sway the other three….

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Impaired judgment on alcohol bills

Alcohol abuse

True to its history of impaired judgment when it comes to handling alcohol, the Indiana General Assembly this year placed narrow business interests ahead of public welfare — and didn’t even do so evenhandedly. Regrettably, Gov. Mitch Daniels signed into law bills to expand Sunday hours for bars, give microbreweries a special dispensation to sell….

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Effects of alcohol addiction

Alcohol addiction is the most common type of addiction, which has spread across the world and the number of population under alcohol addiction is increasing at an alarming rate. The habit of drinking alcohol is very fatal and therefore it needs to be timely restrained. There are various long term and short-term effects of alcohol….

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