AND 4 WM and ESIRC WORLDWIDE SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES

SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES

If you think that someone you love is addicted to drugs, it’s important to handle the situation carefully.

Select any of the substance abuse resources listed below in the “HELP FOR ILLICIT DRUG ADDICTION USA Toggle” to learn the best ways to find help when someone you love is struggling with addiction to that drug.

Substance abuse costs individuals substantially, and it costs the nation as a whole.
Substance abuse is a pandemic in the United States, from the abuse of substances such as marijuana and alcohol to the abuse of street drugs like cocaine and heroin.

     

According to the U.S. Dept.of Health / Human Services:

  • Illicit drug use costs the United States approximately $181 billion annually.
  • Excessive alcohol use costs the country approximately $235 billion annually.
  • LEARN MORE @ DrugAbuse.com

AddictionCenter.com / A VISION FOCUSED ON QUALITY: ADDICTION RECOVERY and TREATMENT RESOURCES

The following links take you to AddictionCenter.com …addiction education and recovery treatment resources.

This site is a wealth of educational materials regarding addiction recovery and treatment resources to assist you in your steps to recovery. ESIRC™ Worldwide has checked all content and endorses this site as being an informative site for both educational recovery education and treatment resources to help you in your positive journey forward.

What is Addiction?

Co-occuring Disorders

Who Addiction Affects

Health and Safety

Treatment Information

Support Groups

Therapies

Resources for Loved Ones

Rehabs

The Foregoing Links Take You To Addiction Center. Com

Addiction Center was founded by recovering addicts and health information writers. Their goal is to provide the most up-to-date information on addiction as well as reviews of top treatment centers across the country.

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DrugRehab.com: ADDICTION EDUCATION AND RECOVERY RESOURCES

The following links take you to DrugRehab.com:  ADDICTION EDUCATION AND RECOVERY RESOURCES

This site is a wealth of both educational materials regarding addictions and resources to assist you in recovery. ESIRC™ Worldwide has checked all content and endorses this site as being one of the more informative sites researched.

TYPES OF ADDICTION

RELATED ISSUES

WHO ADDICTION AFFECTS

COMMON QUESTIONS

TREATMENT

SUPPORT

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AdvancedRecoverySystems.Com: ADDICTION and RECOVERY INFORMATION

The following links take you to AdvancedRecoverySystems.Com: ADDICTION and RECOVERY INFORMATION

This site is a wealth of both educational materials regarding addictions and resources to assist you in recovery. ESIRC™ Worldwide has checked all content and endorses this site as being an informative site for those who are seeking assistance in their recovery.

SIGNS OF ADDICTION

Recognizing the signs of addiction is the first step to getting help for yourself or guiding someone you care about to rehab.

ALCOHOL ADDICTION AND TREATMENT

Recognize the causes, symptoms, and consequences of an alcohol use disorder and learn about the treatment and recovery from alcoholism and life after rehab.

DRUG ABUSE & TREATMENT FOR DRUG ADDICTION

Learn about the most popular illicit drugs, common trends, the effects of drugs, and how to find help for drug abuse.

HEROIN ADDICTION

Heroin is a highly addictive opioid drug. Addiction rates are at an all-time high, making the drug a problem of epidemic proportions. Learn more about the signs and risks of heroin addiction.

EATING DISORDERS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Since eating disorder recovery and ongoing addiction are so closely related, experts often recommend co-occurring therapies.

PROCESS ADDICTION

While process addictions like this can look a lot like substance addictions, they aren’t always separate-but-equal entities.

GUIDE FOR PARENTS OF ADDICTED TEENS

This guide is for parents of teens struggling with substance abuse. Learn how to talk to your adolescent child and find help for drug or alcohol addiction.

VETERANS: PTSD AND ADDICTION

More than 20 percent of veterans with PTSD also abuse drugs or alcohol to cope with their symptoms. But treatment is available and recovery is possible.

Drug Treatment

TREATMENT PROGRAMS OVERVIEW

Whether the client requires treatment for alcohol abuse, opiate dependency, prescription drug abuse, or an eating disorder, our core mission is to empower and aid

DETOX PROGRAMS

ARS detox programs utilize the latest evidence-based resources to make the detoxification process as safe, comfortable, and effective as possible.

RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS

For individuals trying to overcome substance abuse or an eating disorder, residential treatment offers a respite from the stress and chaos of everyday life.

OUTPATIENT PROGRAMS

In outpatient treatment, patients can attend therapy sessions, appointments, classes, meetings, or other recovery activities during daytime hours, while living in a private residence or a transitional housing environment.

CO-OCCURRING DISORDER TREATMENT

Treatment for co-occurring disorders must begin with a complete neuropsychological evaluation to determine the patient’s needs, identify his or her personal strengths, and find potential barriers to recovery.

REHAB COSTS AND PAYMENT OPTIONS

Learn about the cost of addiction treatment, insurance coverage and other payment options that make rehab affordable.

7 EFFECTIVE ADDICTION INTERVENTION METHODS

There are seven methods of intervention that are widely used and condoned as the most professional ways of managing addicted patients.

THE SCIENCE BEHIND DRUG TREATMENT

Addiction is a chronic disease that inflicts sufferers with a compulsion to continue using a substance despite the behavior causing serious distress and complications in their lives.

WHAT THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT MEANS TO THE TREATMENT INDUSTRY

The Affordable Care Act — the ACA, for short — was signed into legislation under President Obama’s administration as a means to improve access to health care and affordable medical insurance

UNMASKING MISLEADING TREATMENT INFORMATION

The search for a quality facility to treat your addiction with reliable procedures that are backed by research and tended to by skilled professionals isn’t one that should be taken lightly

Rehab Centers

HOW TO CHOOSE A REHAB CENTER: A GUIDE FOR LOVED ONES

This guide explains the process of choosing the right rehab center for your loved one. With a list of factors to consider, questions to ask facilities and more, this guide will prepare you for making this major decision.

AMENITIES AND SERVICES OFFERED

Although drug rehab facilities are state-regulated entities, they are also private enterprises, and services can vary widely.

TEEN TREATMENT

Nice amenities and beautiful grounds are two options programs can use in order to attract teens and help them to stay engaged in care.

THE STAFF MEMBERS

Treatment facilities have an executive and administrative staff that runs the day-to-day operations while the professional staff members provide the rehab services.

SERVICES

At ARS, we draw from a wide range of advanced treatments that cover a full continuum of care, from detox to residential treatment, outpatient services, aftercare, and sober living homes.

OVERVIEW OF THE RECOVERY VILLAGE

The staff at The Recovery Village believes that addictions aren’t just chemical problems. They’re also spiritual and emotional. They involve the way people think.

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ONLINE TREATMENT LOCATORS USA

ONLINE TREATMENT LOCATORS USA

Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS) (massgeneral.org/psychiatry/arms/home.aspx)
The Addiction Recovery Management Service, offered by the Massachusetts General Physicians Organization, provides fast access to information and support combined with outreach and care management for youth aged 15 – 25 with substance-related problems and their families. ARMS supplements traditional inpatient and outpatient services and bridges the gaps in treatment with high quality care management to maximize the likelihood of recovery.

Addiction Resource Guide (addictionresourceguide.com)
This online listing of licensed in-patient treatment facilities is organized by facility name, state, type of program (psychiatric, long term residential, etc) and special populations (age, gender, etc). It provides a good level of information on each facility and is updated regularly.

SAMHSA: Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator (findtreatment.samhsa.gov)
The Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Locator is a database of drug and alcohol treatment programs in the U.S. The Locator includes more than 11,000 addiction treatment programs, including residential treatment centers, outpatient treatment programs, and hospital inpatient programs for drug addiction and alcoholism. All programs are state or nationally licensed or accredited. Start by entering your location (address, city or zip code) and a list of facilities in your area will be provided. If you click on Substance Abuse in the box at the top of the page you can limit the facilities to the type of service you need, the service setting (outpatient, residential, etc), payment/insurance information, languages and more.

Treatment Coordination and Advocacy (treatmentcoordination.net)
Founded by a licensed psychotherapist and nationally certified counselor, this specialized referral and placement service helps individuals find the most appropriate treatment providers for their individual needs. Services include assessments, program research, individualized referrals and more. There are two treatment coordination packages available: Basic which provides between 5-7 hours of services and Premium providing between 15-17 hours of service for more complex issues.

Methadone Locators

Addiction Treatment Forum (atforum.com)
This web site focuses on the use of methadone in treating opioid addiction. It features a Methadone Clinical Locator by state. Facility name, address, and phone are provided. It also includes reports on substance abuse and addiction research, regularly updated news reports, frequently asked questions, resources and links to related web sites.

Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment (DART) (www.dart.on.ca)
Funded by the Government of Ontario, DART specializes in the provision of information and referral to treatment services related to alcohol and drugs in Ontario, Canada. It operates a toll-free, province-wide free and confidential telephone service: the Drug and Alcohol Registry of Treatment Information Line (1-800-565-8603), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It also has an online treatment locator, a searchable database of drug and/or alcohol treatment programs offered by organizations in Ontario, Canada.

Methadone Clinic Locator (methadonecliniclocator.org)
This simple to use site answers basic questions about methadone and lists almost all methadone clinics in the U.S. by state. List provides treatment center name, city and telephone number.

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