Addiction Resource Guide





Internet Community Resources


Categories:
General Resources
Eating Disorders Resources
Problem/Compulsive Gambling Resources
Government Resources
Self-Help Resources
State Mental Health Departments


General Resources

Addiction Treatment Forum:
An educational site focusing on addiction issues, especially opiate addiction and treatment.

American Council on Alcoholism :
Dedicated to educating the public about the effects of alcohol, alcoholism and treatment.

Do It Now Foundation
Publisher of prevention literature

Dual Diagnosis Website
Mental Illness, Drug Addiction and Alcoholism, MIDAA(R), MICA

Focus Adolescent Services
Internet Clearinghouse of resources, support and information

Heroin Information Website

Institute of Alcohol Studies:
Information on alcohol and the social and health consequences of its misuse.

Join Together Online:
A collaboration of the Boston University School of Public Health and The Partnership at Drugfree.org, delivering substance abuse and addiction news.

Learn-About-Alcoholism.com:
Educational resource covering all aspects of alcoholism.

Mental Health Matters
Directory of mental health resources.

Methadone Anonymous:
Website that answers questions about methadone and has Methadone Anonymous support.

Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University (CASA):
Information on the cost of substance abuse throughout society and its impact on our lives.

National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD):
Provides education, information, help and hope in the fight against substance abuse.

National Inhalant Prevention Coalition (NIPC):
A resource for parents, educators and professionals on inhalant abuse.

Recovery Connection:
A website and that helps people locate addiction treatment centers and drug rehabilitation programs.

StrugglingTeens.com:
Woodbury Reports presents resources for parents and professionals trying to help at-risk teenagers.

Teen Drug Abuse:
Educational site about why teens begin using, what they are using, and how those drugs are affecting teens physically, socially, and mentally.

Web of Addictions:
Provides accurate information about alcohol and other drug addictions. Resource for anyone needing factual information about abused drugs.
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Eating Disorders Resources
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED):
Multidisciplinary association of academic and clinical professionals with demonstrated interest and expertise in the field of eating disorders.

The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness:
Aim is to disseminate educational information to parents and caregivers about warning signs, dangers and consequences of anorexia, bulimia and other related eating disorders.

The American Anorexia Bulimia Association, Inc. (AABA):
The AABA works to increase the public's consciousness of Eating Disorders - their prevalence, the early warning signs and symptoms.

Anorexia Nervosa & Related Eating Disorders, Inc.:
Provides information about eating and exercise disorders - general information, warning signs and details about recovery and prevention.

The Center for Healthy Living's Eating Disorder & Resource Guide:
Complete source for learning about eating disorders and treatment options.

Eating Disorders Referral and Information Center
Information and treatment resources for all forms of Eating Disorders.

National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD):
Dedicated to alleviating eating disorders and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA):
Dedicated to expanding public understanding of eating disorders and promoting access to quality treatment for those affected along with support for their families through education, advocacy and research.

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Problem/Compulsive Gambling Resources
National Center for Responsible Gambling:
Mission is to help individuals and families affected by problem gambling disorders.

National Council on Problem Gambling:
Provides information regarding problem and pathological(compulsive) gambling.

North American Training Institute:
Information regarding compulsive gambling prevention and treatment.

Responsible Gambling Council (Ontario):
Helps individuals and communities address gambling in a responsible way, through information, awareness/prevention, professional development and research.
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Government Resources
The National Clearinghouse for Alcohol and Drug Information (NCADI):
Comprehensive source of information and searchable databases on substance abuse prevention.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism(NIAAA):
Supports and conducts research on causes, consequences, treatment and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol related problems.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA):
Assures that quality substance abuse and mental health services are available to people in need and strives to ensure that prevention and treatment knowledge is used more effectively in the general health care system.
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Self-Help Resources
AA Meetings Online:
Directory of AA meetings on the Internet.

Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACOA)

Al-Anon & Alateen

Alcoholics Anonymous & Alcoholics Anonymous History
Spiritual roots of early AA

Anxiety Self Help

Center for On-Line Addiction (COLA)

Co-Dependents Anonymous (CODA)

Essence of Recovery

Food Addicts Anonymous

Gamblers Anonymous

Gift From Within
International charity for survivors of trauma and victimization.

Internet Addiction

Marijuana Anonymous (MA)

Methadone Anonymous:

Narcotics Anonymous (NA)

Nicotine Anonymous

Overeaters Anonymous (OA)

People Helping People

Recovery Life
Dedicated to spreading the message of hope and strength to everyone in recovery.

Recovery USA, IIc
Addiction Recovery Supplies

Recovery Zone

Sex Addicts Anonymous (SAA)

Sexual Compulsives Anonymous (SCA)

SMART Recovery
Self-Management & Recovery Training (A non-12 Step Recovery program)

Sober Sources Network

Sober Teens Online

The Sober Village

Survivors of Incest Anonymous (SIA)
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State Mental Health Departments
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