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The following websites provide valuable and informative resources for addiction, health services, recovery support, and addiction treatment.
The American Council for Drug Education provides programs and materials based on most recent scientific research on drug abuse and its impact on society.
An international fellowship of men and women who have had an addiction problem with alcohol, AA is nonprofessional, self-supporting, nondenominational, multiracial, apolitical, self-help group open to anyone who sincerely desires to be sober from alcohol.
Narcotics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women with addictions to drugs which is a self help support community open to anyone with a desire to be abstinent from drugs.
NIDA is a federal government agency that is a part of the National Institute of Health, which provides scientific and research based information and resources about drugs, drug abuse, and addiction.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy is a part of the White House that determines the regulations, policies, and priorities through the annual publication of the National Drug Control Strategy.
SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) provides a national database of addiction treatment facilities from self pay to state and county funded programs.
Al-Anon is a 12-step based support program for the families and loved ones of alcoholics who have suffered the effects of living with or loving an alcoholic.
Nar-Anon is 12-step based and intended to support families and loved ones of drug addicts who have suffered from effects of living with drug addicted individuals.
American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) is a national alliance of medical doctors who are dedicated to making treatment more effective for addicted individuals.
Working to prevent illicit drug abuse and underage tobacco and alcohol use, CSAP (Center for Substance Abuse Prevention) exists within the Department of Health and Human Services.
Founded by former First Lady, Betty Ford, this treatment center helps addicted men and women find their path to sobriety. The Betty Ford Center is especially known for its outstanding Family Programs, helping the loved ones and family members of addicts.
As the nonprofit organization that has published many addiction treatment books used in recovery programs world-wide, Hazelden is among the few authority treatment organizations with a long track record of successful strategies and methodologies.
MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) is a national volunteer organization dedicated to preventing drunk driving, underage drinking, and advocating for the victims of drunk driving accidents.
The National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP) is an alliance of addiction treatment providers, facilities, and counselors who are dedicated to enhancing and increasing the effectiveness of addiction treatment.
The National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors is not only dedicated to improving the lives and skills of addicts and their family members, but is also the certifying board for millions of caring and compassionate addiction counselors working in the recovery field.
The National Association of Lesbian and Gay Addiction Professionals aims to create equality and improved addiction treatment for all who suffer from addiction, in particular those in the gay, lesbian, transgender, bisexual, and queer community.
The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) is a voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting alcoholism and drug addiction, as well as their devastating effects on families and society as a whole.
The Joint Commission accredits various health care organizations and holds them to exacting standards of care, staffing, environment, and services. Currently The Joint Commission accredits more than 1900 addiction treatment organizations across the nation.
Extending to more than 17 countries in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Africa, CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredits more than 47,000 organizations offering human health services ranging from addiction treatment to child services and aging services.
Online therapy using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has shown to be just as effective as traditional face-to-face therapy. CBT is a psycho-therapeutic approach that you can use to identify, challenge and overcome your dysfunctional thoughts, behaviors and emotions. The benefit of CBT is that you can change the way you think so that you feel and act better, even if the situation hasn't changed.
is a growing online support groups community. Our goal is to bring people together around life's challenges by providing concise, up-to-date information and a meeting place for individuals, their friends and families, and professionals who offer pathways to help.
A site discussing all aspects of alcoholism and its treatment both traditional and alternative. Areas covered include the effects of alcohol abuse, living with an alcoholic, non-12 step alcohol treatment progams and holistic alcohol treatment.