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.
Call 800-580-9104 to speak with an alcohol or drug abuse counselor.

Alabama Treatment Centers

Alabama AA Meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous – A comprehensive list of AA meetings in Alabama including local websites and telephone numbers to assist those suffering from alcohol addiction in finding local support.

Central Alabama AA – For residents looking for local Alcoholics Anonymous support in the central Alabama region.

Birmingham, Alabama AA – For residents of Birmingham and surrounding areas in need of alcohol addiction recovery support.

Mobile, Alabama AA – For residents of Mobile and surrounding towns in search of quality support for alcohol addiction recovery.

North Alabama AA – Alcoholics Anonymous groups located in the northern Alabama region.

Eastern Shore Alabama AA – Alcoholics Anonymous support groups and listings in the Eastern Shore area of the state.

Al-Anon

Al-Anon family groups provide support services for those who have a loved one or family member who is addicted to alcohol and who’s alcohol abuse has caused them suffering or pain.

Al-Anon Alabama – The Alabama & Northwest Florida chapter of Al-Anon Family groups.

Greater Birmingham, Al-Anon – The division of Al-Anon Family Groups providing support to residents of Greater Birmingham and surrounding communities.

Al-Anon / Al-Ateen Birmingham – The Birmingham area division of Al-Anon and Al-Ateen family groups and support for both adults and teens who have been victims of a loved one’s alcohol abuse.

Mental Health

The Alabama Department of Mental Health – Residents in need of mental health services or treatment can contact the Alabama Department of Mental Health toll free at 1-800-367-0955.

NAMI Alabama – The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Alabama location can be reached toll free at 1-800-626-4199 for help finding and choosing effective mental health treatment.

Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority – Providing quality mental health care and referrals to those living in Montgomery and surrounding areas.

Mental Health Association Morgan County – Mental health treatment for residents of Morgan County, Alabama.

Anonymous Support Groups

Alabama NA Schedule – Narcotics Anonymous scheduled meetings throughout Alabama.

Cocaine Anonymous Alabama – Cocaine Anonymous support groups throughout Alabama for those in recovery from Cocaine addiction.

Crystal Meth Anonymous Alabama – Support groups in Alabama for those in recovery from methamphetamine addiction.

Alabama Marijuana Anonymous – Marijuana Anonymous groups providing support and a helping hand to those suffering from marijuana addiction in Alabama.

Alabama Helplines

Jefferson County DHR Child Abuse Hotline – For child abuse situations, contact 205-423-4850

Alabama AIDS Hotline – For information and treatment referrals pertaining to AIDS, contact 800-228-0469

National Substance Abuse Hotline – Individuals suffering from substance abuse can get treatment referrals, support and answers by calling 800-729-6686

Suicide Prevention Lifeline – If suicide or depression is a problem, contact a caring professional at 800-784-2433

Treatment & Detox Guide

Rapid opiate detox

Regular Opiate intake can lead to physical as well as mental deterioration of an individual. If some pain killers or over-the-counter analgesics are used on a regular basis to relieve the body pain they can have adverse effects on the body leading to several complications. Scientifically detox is a “dietary regimen” or an attempt to….

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Five policies on mental health and addiction

Addiction and mental health

This week – the countdown toward the federal election – has been Mental Illness Awareness week. The cost of mental illness to the Canadian economy in terms of health care and lost productivity is estimated to be $51 billion a year. Given the absence of mental health and addiction issues from the campaign, it appears….

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What Parents Can Do to Prevent Teenage Alcohol Abuse

teenage drinking

Compared to other forms of drug use, teenage alcohol abuse rates have seen a gradual decline over the years, though present-day rates remain quite high. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism, as much as 30 percent of teenagers report drinking by the eighth grade with 54 percent reporting at least one….

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Understanding Dual Diagnosis

substance abuse and mental health

When two mental disorders or illnesses occur at the same time, or in sequence, in the same person, it is known as comorbidity; when these conditions are diagnosed, it is called a dual diagnosis. Mental disorders are defined by the National Institute on Drug Abuse as “A mental condition marked primarily by sufficient disorganization of….

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Legal drugs spark a boom in pill popping

MY “LEGAL ecstasy party pills” arrive in small, white medicine containers, complete with recommended dosage and a safety seal. “Herbal supplements,” reads the package, but these drugs promise far more – guaranteeing to “add extra kick to your partying” by meddling with the body and mind. It’s a drug high, but one that “will not….

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