A National Directory of Drug Treatment Centers and Alcohol Treatment Centers, Therapists and Specialists. A free, simple directory providing assistance and guidance for those seeking help regarding alcohol addiction, drug addiction, dependency and many other conditions that affect the mind, body and soul.
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Alcohol Addiction Treatment Resources

Alcoholics Anonymous – A free to join fellowship of men and women who work together to support one another in the recovery from alcohol addiction.

Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) a division of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services directory of treatment facilities.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism (NIAAA) – Details and information on the causes, diagnosis, effects and treatment of alcohol addiction.

Mayo Clinic on Alcoholism – Mayo Clinic guide to alcoholism including the definition of alcoholism, details on causes and symptoms and treatment options.

CDC on Alcohol – Frequently asked questions and details on the effects that alcohol has on public health from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.

Alcohol Screening – Find out how much drinking is too much with this confidential screening assessment.

The Problems with Problem Drinking – Alcohol addiction information and treatment for Military members and Veterans.

Stop Underage Drinking – Details and informative guides pertaining to alcohol abuse prevention in teens.

Drug Addiction Treatment Resources

Finding Effective Drug Addiction Treatment – Comprehensive guide to finding treatment.

Seeking Drug Abuse Treatment: Know What to Ask – National Institute on Drug Abuse provides a list of questions to assist in finding effective drug addiction treatment.

Treatment Approaches for Drug Addiction – National Institute on Drug Abuse guide to methods of addiction treatment.

Treatment & Drugs – Mayo Clinic guide to drug abuse treatment and the types of medications that are used in effective addiction treatment programs.

Medication Assisted Treatment for Substance Use Disorders – SAMHSA guide to medication-assisted treatment of drug addiction.

Persons Who Use Drugs – CDC guide to help reduce or stop substance abuse.

Substance Abuse Treatment Fact Sheet – HIV prevention issues related to substance abuse treatment.

National Support Groups

Narcotics Anonymous – A free to join support group helping people recover from drug addiction.

Cocaine Anonymous – A twelve step support group for those in recovery from cocaine addiction.

Crystal Meth Anonymous – A fellowship of men and women in recovery from methamphetamine addiction.

Marijuana Anonymous – A support group for those in recovery from marijuana addiction.

Narconon – Support for those suffering from drug addiction and for the family members of addicts.

Secular Organizations for Sobriety – A support group similar to AA without the religious affiliation or higher power.

Women for Sobriety – A fellowship of women dedicated to overcoming alcoholism and addictions.

Smart Recovery – Non-twelve step recovery through self-empowerment and self-directed change.

Addiction Treatment Outside the US

UK Alcohol Addiction Treatment – Support and local help from the NHS for those suffering from alcohol addiction in the UK.

Alcohol Treatment in Australia – From the Department of Health & Ageing find help and treatment programs in each state or territory.

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse – Help for members of Canada in search of addiction treatment.

Australian Government National Drugs Campaign – Help for those suffering from drug addiction and substance abuse in Australia.

Tips for Hiring an Intervention Specialist

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After a certain point, addicts lose the ability to see the negative effects of drugs in their lives and the lives of others. In many cases, staging a drug intervention may be the only way to open up the addict’s eyes to the problem of addiction. Considering the potential for volatility and heated exchanges, hiring….

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Is Alcohol Treatment Really Necessary?

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Alcohol treatment is necessary for those who are dependent on and abusing alcohol. Those who become dependent on alcohol are called alcoholics, and they need to be treated formally in a detox or rehab facility. Why is alcohol treatment necessary? Alcohol Withdrawal First and foremost, alcohol withdrawal can be extremely dangerous. As stated by the….

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10 Ways Alcohol Abuse Treatment Will Change Your Life

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1. Alcohol Withdrawal Can Be Deadly. While some experience mild alcohol withdrawal, others go through “a severe form of alcohol withdrawal called delirium tremens” (NLM). Its symptoms can include seizures, hallucinations, and fever, and a person experiencing it should be taken to the hospital immediately. In treatment, these symptoms can be controlled. 2. It Can….

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10 Alarming Drug Abuse Statistics in the USA

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Drug abuse is one of society’s oldest problems. It seems that the problem grows and grows, especially due to the fact that the number of substances of abuse has also risen and continues to rise. Understanding these drug abuse statistics can help you to understand the scope of America’s drug problem. 1. Almost 40% of….

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Finding Help for an Alcohol Use Disorder

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If you suspect that you have an alcohol disorder and have had complications due to your alcohol use, it helps to know the trouble signs so you can make a change early. An alcohol use disorder is defined by The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism as a “medical condition that doctors can diagnose….

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5 Signs Your Loved One Needs Drug Rehab

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Drug use is a serious problem that affects millions of people. Early recognition of the problem can help you to determine whether your loved one needs drug rehab. While you may not want to think about it, without drug rehab, many addicts will continue down a path of destruction that leads them directly to their….

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How Drug Addiction Treatment Can Change Your Life

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If you or someone you love is addicted to drugs, considering treatment may be a last step resort and a decision that you’re just not quite ready to make yet. However, drug addiction treatment can and will change your life for the better if you’re willing to accept the help that is available to you,….

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A Look at Opiate Overdose Treatment as the FDA Approves Naloxone

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Opiate overdoses from heroin and prescription pain medications have reached epidemic proportions over the course of the last decade. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, opiate-induced overdose deaths have increased from 4,030 in 1999 to 16,651 in 2010. For over three decades, emergency responders have used naloxone as an opiate overdose treatment….

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