Addiction

Addicted woman sharing her rehabilitation success

Addiction to Drugs Includes People From All Walks of Life.

While the stereotype may reflect some sort of depraved criminal, the reality is that opioid users are most frequently everyday people.

Students, mothers, fathers, neighbors, and even doctors and lawyers are represented among substance-abusing persons.

Sadly, too many people allow the stigma associated with opiate use disorder to keep them from getting the help they need-help that may save their lives.

Here in the Onalaska, Wisconsin area, there is a high incidence of substance use disorder. AMS of Onalaska, LLC is here to help. If you know someone who is struggling with a substance disorder, make a difference in their life by getting in touch with us. We can help.

Anyone can become addicted. Drugs don’t care where you live or what you do. Taken in sufficient quantity, you will become addicted.

Opiates are addicting, no matter how they might be used. While many people think of opiate users as “IV-needle users,” most are persons who have never considered using a needle. Substance use can grow from smoking, sniffing, and swallowing narcotic drugs.

Less than 10-20% of those needing help ever get it. Far too many people experience a downward spiral until their lives are destroyed. Sadly, death from overdose, suicide, or other medical complications ends the life of an opiate-using person.

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What People Are Saying About Us Online

N. Morris

I've been at AMS for 3 and 1/2 years and they helped me so much with my recovery, without my counselor I don't think I would of made it this far. Ultimately the addict has to do the work but it's extremely helpful when you have the support that you need to do the work. Thank you again AMS and all the wonderful staff for believing in us!!!!

C. Toman

Very good treatment facility and very friendly. Would not recommend if your not serious about recovery. I've been at this clinic for 3 years and have had my share of ups and downs and they are definitely there to help you through the rough times!!

R. Genske

Amazing place. Wonderful counsellors and staff. Everyone is so friendly and understanding. The treatment works wonders for those that are serious about their recovery. They have saved my life. I wouldn't have survived without their help. Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your help, knowledge and support in getting myself and countless others on track to recovery. We need more places like this available in this area.

D. Vesely

This place saved my life and I'm very grateful for it I love the staff and the nurses are great as long as you are ready to be on the path of sobriety they will be there for you.

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