Substance Use: Other Resources
Treatment for Alcohol Problems: Finding and Getting Help: From NIAAA provides information for patients covering the latest research-based treatments and what to consider when choosing among them.
The Rethinking Drinking web site offers valuable research-based information on drinking habits and how they may affect your health, along with support for making a change.
The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): Provides information that will help you better understand the health consequences of alcohol abuse and dependence (alcoholism).
MedlinePlus: Provides information to help answer health questions by bringing together information from the National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and other government agencies and health-related organizations.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA): Finds fact sheets, videos, brochures and more within their publications section.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA): Features information on drug abuse, drug-related legislation, and more.
National Alcohol & Drug Addiction Recovery Month: Provides resources throughout the year that help promote the societal benefits of alcohol and drug use disorder treatment.
The Substance Use and Co-Occurring Disorders Among Military and Veterans article contains information on substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, treatment, and stigmatization.
The Recovery and the Military: Treating Veterans and Their Families webcast examines treatment availability and alcohol and drug addiction treatment options available for veterans and their families.
Mutual Help Organizations
Narcotics Anonymous (NA): An international, community-based association of recovering drug addicts with more than 28,000 weekly meetings in 113 countries.
Smart Recovery: An international program that aims to help people with recovery from all types of substances and addictive behaviors including alcohol, different drugs, gambling, prescription drugs and others. SMART Recovery sponsors face-to-face meetings around the world, and daily online meetings.
Support for Family and Friends
Al-Anon/Alateen: Offers support and resources for friends and family of problem drinkers.
Nar-Anon Family Groups: Offers support and resources for friends and family of someone with an addiction problem.