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  • South Shore Mental Health
  • South Shore Mental Health
    is an Alcohol Abuse Treatment Program located at 215 Sandwich Road Wareham, MA. 2571 and can be contacted by calling 508-295-3600. South Shore Mental Health offers treatment services for Alcoholism, Prescription Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Addiction

    Treatment Services Offered: Mental Balance Treatment Services, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment, Over 50, Spanish Speaking, Foreign Languages other than Spanish
    Payment Options: Payment Assistance Through Medicaid, Medicare Assistance, Insurance - Private Pay, Insurance - Military, Self Pay, Sliding-Scale Fee

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  • According to a study that was conducted by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse, heavy drinking by college students is prevalent and, among some students, quite frequent; more than 80% of college students reported consuming alcohol in the past year, with more than 40% reporting at least one episode of binge drinking in the previous 2 weeks.
  • The physical symptoms of alcohol dependence include an overwhelming compulsion to drink, the inability to stop or control one's drinking, and the need to drink larger amounts of alcohol in order to get the same effect, which is referred to as developing a tolerance.
  • All it takes is one or two drinks to impair the judgment and coordination when it comes to getting behind the wheel.
  • A variety of factors influence the absorption process of alcohol, including the presence of food and the type of food that is in the stomach when alcohol is consumed; the actual rate of which the alcohol is absorbed depends largely on how quickly the stomach empties its contents into the intestine.

For more information, visit www.drug-rehabs.org.