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BARBS Place
(501) 624-6185
276 Linden Avenue
Hot Springs National Park, AR
 
Rehab Treatment Center in Hot Springs
(501) 767-4456
812 Mountain Pine Rd
Hot Springs, AR
 
Quapaw House Inc
(501) 767-4456
812 Mountain Pine Road
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification, Halfway house, Buprenorphine Services
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Outpatient, Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Women, Men, DUI/DWI offenders, Criminal justice clients
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

CATAR Clinic of Hot Springs
(501) 463-9565
1 Mercy Ln
Hot Springs, AR
Hotline
501-463-9565
Services Provided
Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Suboxone treatment, Opiate addiction treatment
Types of Care
Outpatient
Language Services
english

Recovery Program in Fort Smith
(479) 783-3219
200 Towson Ave
Fort Smith, AR
 
Quapaw House Inc
(501) 767-4456
812 Mountain Pine Road
Hot Springs, AR
 
BARBS Place
(501) 624-6185
276 Linden Avenue
Hot Springs National Park, AR
Services Provided
Substance abuse treatment, Detoxification
Types of Care
Residential short-term treatment (30 days or less), Residential long-term treatment (more than 30 days), Partial hospitalization/day treatment
Special Programs/Groups
Adolescents, Persons with co-occurring mental and substance abuse disorders, Persons with HIV/AIDS, Pregnant/postpartum women, Residential beds for clients' children
Language Services
ASL or other assistance for hearing impaired

CATAR Clinic of Hot Springs
(501) 463-9565
1 Mercy Ln
Hot Springs, AR
Hotline
501-463-9565
Services Provided
Outpatient Methadone Maintenance, Suboxone treatment, Opiate addiction treatment
Types of Care
We specialize in Opiate addiction treatment for Oxycontin, Lortab, Dilaudid, Morphine, Demerol, Lorcet, Vicodin, Percodan, Heroin and other opioids.
Language Services
English

Donita Easley
(501) 825-0960
Austin Easley Associates100 Ridgeway
Hot Springs, AR
Specialties
Addiction, Relationship Issues, Life Coaching, Elderly Persons Disorders
Qualification
School: Southern Arkansas University
Year of Graduation: 1983
Years In Practice: 20+ Years
Patient Info
Ethnicity: Any
Gender: All
Age: Adolescents / Teenagers (14 to 19),Adults,Elders (65+)
Average Cost
$90 - $120
Payment Methods
Sliding Scale: Yes
Accepted Insurance Plans: Aetna

Quapaw House Inc
(501) 767-4456
812 Mountain Pine Road
Hot Springs, AR
 

Tobacco Cessation

A Patient's Guide to Tobacco Cessation

Introduction

Congratulations! If you are reading this Patient's Guide to Tobacco Cessation, you have taken the first step toward helping yourself (or perhaps a loved one) forge a new path toward health and renewal.

It will come as no surprise to you that tobacco use remains the underlying cause of disease, illness, and even death for many, many people. But did you know that tobacco use is linked with twice as many deaths each year in the United States as AIDS, alcohol and other drug abuse, car accidents, fires, and suicides all combined together.

You will notice the term “tobacco cessation” rather than “smoking cessation.” That's because many people don't smoke, they chew tobacco. This type of tobacco is referred to as spit tobacco, smokeless tobacco, or chewing tobacco. And smoking doesn't just refer to cigarette smokers but also to pipe and cigar smokers.

This guide will help you understand

  • why you should stop smoking or using tobacco products
  • why it is so hard to stop smoking or using tobacco products
  • what treatment options are available

Why should I stop smoking (or using tobacco)?

Smoking and the use of tobacco products are associated with a number of chronic diseases, including chronic pulmonary diseases (COPD), cataracts, and cardiovascular conditions (e.g., high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke).

Tobacco use increases the risk of lung cancer and is the single most preventable cause of cancer death. Tobacco use is also linked with cancer in many other parts of the body (e.g., head, neck, throat, bladder, cervix, kidney, pancreas, stomach).

Smoking in particular harms nearly every organ of the body, damaging the smoker's overall health even when it does not cause a specific illness. The 4000 chemical compounds in cigarette smoke make the heart beat faster and harder, narrow blood vessels, and increase blood pressure. Smokers are at an increased risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, major depression, and suicide and other problem behaviors.

For those who smoke, quitting smoking affects not only your health but also the health of those around you. The adverse effects of second-hand (passive) smoke (also known as environmental tobacco smoke or ETS) have been clearly shown in many studies.

The Surgeon General has concluded that exposure to passive smoke increases the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), respiratory infections, ear problems, asthma, heart disease, and lung cancer in children and other family members who do not smoke but who are exposed to it on a daily basis. Exposure to second-hand smoke is also an occupational hazard in individuals working in bars, restaurants, or other places that are not smoke-free.

But the good news is that individuals who start smoking early in life (i.e., during their teen years and early 20s) but who quit before middle-age can avoid much of the risk of tobacco-related diseases and death. A...

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