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.

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

Tide turns in favour of drug reform

One hundred years ago, the US convened the International Opium Conference. This meeting of 13 nations in Shanghai was the beginning of global drug prohibition. Prohibition slowly became one of the most universally applied policies in the world. But a century on, international support for this blanket drug policy is slowly but inexorably unravelling. In….

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A mindful distraction for pain and depression

CAN THE WAY you chew a raisin affect the way you experience pain? Trials at St James’s and AMNCH (Tallaght) Hospitals in Dublin are beginning to look at how “mindfulness meditation” can be used to help people cope with a diverse range of problems including chronic pain, depression, anxiety, cardiac difficulties and even psoriasis. “Mindfulness….

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Medicines derived from cannabis: A review of adverse events

Researchers at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), McGill University and the University of British Columbia (UBC) determined that medical use of cannabinoids do not cause an increase in serious adverse events, but are associated with an increase in some non-serious adverse events. Several drugs containing compounds derived from the cannabis plant, or cannibinoids, are….

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Finally, the end of relapsing

Ever since the invention of alcohol and before the launch of new age treatment, people have been forced to rely upon traditional methods of achieving sobriety… everything from quitting cold turkey, to tooth grinding will power and “talk therapy” … and finally of course there’s the renowned 12 step programs introduced in the 1950s. AA….

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Hells Angel Finds God at the Bottom of Bottle of Booze

Former Hells Angel Richie Kane, 52, says he found God after bottoming out on alcohol and now has a second chance at life. For most of his years, Richie Kane struggled through a living hell of physical and sexual abuse, alcoholism and membership in one of the most notorious gangs in the country. But now….

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