Chambers County Community Health and Wellness Center: A Discussion on Addiction

A clinic on addiciton was held in October 2022. It discussed and reviewed substance abuse as well as recovery from substance use disorder.

For more information about this clinic, contact Melissa Beck at

Alabama has the highest rate of opioid prescriptions in the country.

Addiction, also referred to as substance use disorder, is a recognized medical condition that impacts behavior and brain fucntion. The disease involves an inability to control the use of a substances such as alcohol, marijuana, opiates, and other drugs.

A medical professional puts their hand on a clients hands reassuringly
An open road with the text, 'Road to Recovery' written down the road
A woman staring at an unmarked bottle with pills inside with a contemplative look

Learning more about the facts and risks associated with substance use disorder is the greatest tool for recovery. Help is available, with or without health insurance.


Last Updated: October 20, 2022