Here are some resources to get more addiction info.
SAMSHA The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. http://www.samhsa.gov/ 1 Choke Cherry Road Rockville, MD 20857 877-SAMHSA-7 FREE 800-487-4889 FREE (TDD) Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Alcoholics Anonymous Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) is an international mutual aid fellowship purpose is to help alcoholics “to stay sober and help other alcoholics achieve sobriety” http://www.aa.org/ Literature published by A.A. World Services, Inc. is a resource for the recovering. On their website, you can browse the complete current literature catalogue that includes Conference-approved literature and other A.A. materials and search for individual titles by category and subject matter.
It is a great resource for the recovering alcoholic and for anyone who wants to find out about Alcoholics Anonymous, its history and how it works. This website has also a locator for their meeting so you can find a A.A. Near You National Institute on Drug Abuse and Alcoholism (NIDA) NIDA’s mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. http://www.drugabuse.gov/
Al-Anon – Al-Anon Family Groups The Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience, strength, and hope in order to recover from the effects of living with the problem drinking of a relative or friend. www.al-anon.org (888) 425-2666
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