creating opportunities
for true and lasting
change to occur
reach
[302] 999.1106 Wilmington
[302] 856.9746 Georgetown
[302] 384.6926 ARGO

Definitions

ADDICTION

The state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma.

AQUILA

The definition of Aquila is "the first opportunity for true and lasting change to occur".

CRAVING

is defined as a "compelling urge", "irresistible impulse" or urgent and overpowering desire" that intrudes upon the drug user's thoughts, affects their mood, and compels the person to change their behavior.

ALCOHOLISM

the repetitive intake of alcoholic beverages to the degree that harms the drinkers health, and their social, emotional, financial, and spiritual wellbeing. It is characterized by the drinkers inability to consistently control the occasion and/or amount of alcohol intake.

SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCE

Is defined as a persons repeated consumption of substance that results in tolerance, withdrawal, and compulsive drug taking behavior.

SUBSTANCE ABUSE

A pattern of substance use that leads to one or more of the following
Failure to fulfill obligations at work, home, or school
Substance us in situations where it is dangerous (driving)
Continued substance use despite having recurrent social or personal problems caused by the effects of the substance use ( arguments with family members, fights)

Aquila Wilmington

Map of Wilmington
1812 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington, DE 19808

Aquila Georgetown

Map of Georgetown
6 N. Railroad Ave.
Georgetown, DE 19947

Argo Institute

Map of ARGO
1812 Newport Gap Pike
Wilmington DE 19808