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Delaware Treatment Centers

Delaware AA Meetings

Northern Delaware Intergroup – For help finding Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in the Northern Delaware area.

Southern Delaware Intergroup – A comprehensive list of AA meetings taking place throughout Southern Delaware.

Central Delaware Intergroup – Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Central Delaware.

Al-Anon Family Groups

Al-Anon groups provide help and support to the families of those suffering from alcoholism. For a complete listing of meetings in the Delaware and Northeast Maryland area, visit AL-Anon Delaware.

Mental Health Services

The Delaware Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services provides access to local mental health services, treatment and support.

Rockford Center

Delaware Guidance Services-Children

MeadowWood Behavioral Health

Anonymous Groups

Narcotics Anonymous meetings in Delaware.

Cocaine Anonymous meetings for those in recovery from cocaine addiction.

Delware Council on Gambling Problems offers help to compulsive gamblers.

Diamond State Overeaters Anonymous offers hope and help to those who suffer from eating disorders.

Delaware Helplines

AIDS Hotline – call (800) 422-0429

Gamblers Anonymous – Delware – call (800) 464-4357

Kent / Sussex Mobile Crisis Unit – call 800-345-6785

New Castle CMHC Mobile Crisis Intervention Service – call 800-652-2929

Treatment & Detox Guide

Call for alcohol ban outside school

A school governor has called for a ban on parents drinking alcohol while waiting to pick up their children outside school. Arthur Mitchell, chairman of Doncaster Road Primary School’s board of governors in Barnsley, South Yorkshire, said a street drinking ban had been proposed after police received reports that parents had been seen drinking at….

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Researchers Pinpoint How Smoking Causes Cancer

Oregon Health & Science University Cancer Institute researchers have pinpointed the protein that can lead to genetic changes that cause lung cancer. Researchers discovered that the production of a protein called FANCD2 is slowed when lung cells are exposed to cigarette smoke. Low levels of FANCD2 leads to DNA damage, triggering cancer. Cigarette smoke curbs….

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Parent notification policies for underage drinking evolve

For years, Virginia Tech had a complicated system for deciding when to let parents know about their underage children’s alcohol-related transgressions. Visits to the hospital or police station warranted immediate notification, but Mom and Dad didn’t have to know about less-serious offenses, such as sneaking a six-pack into the dorm, unless it happened more than….

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Alcohol Dangerous Mix

Increasingly young children and binge drinking are a difficult combination for parents to handle — but we can’t ignore it The dreaded birds-and-bees talk looks easy compared to this new rite of modern parenthood. Among issues parents are encouraged to talk to their teenage and pre-teen children about is how to identify a case of….

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Understanding How the Effects of Drugs on the Brain Cause Addiction

drug abuse and the brain

Regardless of the type of drug involved, addictive drugs all exert certain effects that increase the likelihood of ongoing drug use. Also known as psychoactive agents, these drugs are able to cross the blood-brain barrier, which gives them easy access to the brain’s workings. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, drug addiction creates….

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