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  • Lake County Health Department
  • Lake County Health Department
    is an Alcoholism Rehab Center located at 18698 West Peterson Road Libertyville, IL. 60048 and can be contacted by calling 847-377-8855. Lake County Health Department offers treatment services for Prescription Drug Abuse, Alcoholism and Illicit Drug Addiction

    Treatment Services Offered: Mental Balance Treatment Services, Outpatient Alcohol Treatment, Hearing Impaired Clients, Spanish Speaking
    Payment Options: Payment Assistance Through Medicaid, Medicare Assistance, Insurance - Private Pay, Self Pay, Sliding-Scale Fee, Payment Help

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  • Glutamate is an excitatory amino acid that is part of the transmitter systems in the brain that might be affected to produce alcohol's "intoxication"; this amino acid is located throughout the brain and can be inhibited or enhanced by different doses of alcohol.
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  • For most people who drink, alcohol is a pleasant accompaniment to social activities. Moderate alcohol use-up to two drinks per day for men and one drink per day for women and older people-is not harmful for most adults. (A standard drink is one 12-ounce bottle or can of either beer or wine cooler, one 5-ounce glass of wine, or 1.5 ounces of 80-proof distilled spirits.) Nonetheless, a large number of people get into serious trouble because of their drinking.
  • In the U.S., the consumption of beer ranks fourth, right behind soft drinks, milk, and coffee.