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Substance Use: Other Resources

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Substance Use

Other Resources

Information 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

Alcoholics Anonymous, Cocaine Anonymous Online, Crystal Meth Anonymous, and Marijuana Anonymous.

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.

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