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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Arkansas Treatment Centers

Arkansas AA

Arkansas Central Office of Alcoholics Anonymous – For a complete list of all AA meetings taking place throughout the state of Arkansas.

Northwest Arkansas Alcoholics Anonymous – For meetings in the Northwest Arkansas area.

AA Fort Smith Intergroup – the Fort Smith group provides local Alcoholics Anonymous meetings to assist in alcoholism recovery.

Al-Anon

Arkansas Area Al-Anon – For families and loved ones who have been negatively impacted by a friend or loved one’s alcoholism. Al-Anon family groups provide support to the individuals who are affected by the alcohol addiction of someone that they love or care about.

Mental Health Services

UAMA Behavioral / Mental Health – For help finding local treatment for a wide range of conditions such as depression or anxiety.

Rivendell Behavioral Health Services of Arkansas – Rivendell mental health services and solutions.

Arkansas Dept. of Human Services – the department of human services provides assistance, direction, guidance and support for a wide range  of mental and behavioral health concerns.

Anonymous Groups

Arkansas Region of Narcotics Anonymous – For those in recovery from various types of substance abuse looking for support throughout Arkansas.

Cocaine Anonymous of Arkansas – For help in recovering from cocaine addiction.

Gamblers Anonymous – Gamblers Anonymous groups offering support to those suffering from compulsive gambling.

Arkansas Helplines

AIDS Hotline – call (800) 232-4636

Adult Protective Services – call 800-482-8049

Child Abuse Hotline – call 800-482-5964

Gambling Helpline – For help with gambling addiction call toll free, 800-522-4700

Adult Crisis Hotline – for help call 479-756-2337

Teen Crisis Hotline – teens who need help should call 888-798-8336

Treatment & Detox Guide

Private Addiction Treatment: Your Best Value

You may think that private addiction treatment is too expensive, that you can’t afford it or that it can’t possibly be that much better than a similar public treatment program but do you know the true value of private addiction treatment? Do you know that private addiction treatment is your best chance at getting the….

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New drugs to treat alcohol addiction not quick solutions

Since addiction has become recognized as an illness, there has been a quest to have more traditional medication treatment alternatives. Two new medicines to help individuals with alcohol dependence, Campral and Vivitrol, have been introduced in the past five years. We’ll explore the benefits and drawbacks surrounding these two medications. Patients need to understand when….

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Coalition targets underage drinking

Local and national studies show that some young people are reporting taking their first drink at the age of 11. In Auburn, 5 percent of seventh graders have already used alcohol in the last month, according to an Auburn City Schools survey. By ninth grade, that number rises to 15 percent, and by 12th grade….

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Teenagers uncover reasons behind underage drinking

underage drinking problem

Three quarters of students admit to having consumed a significant amount of alcohol by the end of their school career, while six percent of 12 to 20-year-olds admitted to being heavy drinkers, according to a 2005 survey conducted by Monitoring the Future. And another survey conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration,….

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Binge drinking: A Victorian legacy

Binge drinking, violence, contentious parades – all modern day problems, but in Northern Ireland it seems their roots stretch back more than 100 years. In Victorian Ireland alcohol abuse and binge drinking were rife, thanks to the introduction of “ether drinking”. “Ether was the alcopop of the 1880s and its use became endemic in Londonderry….

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