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.
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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?
- Dual Diagnosis
- Eating Disorders
- Bipolar Disorder
- Borderline Personality Disorder
Who Addiction Affects
- College Students
- Pregnant Women
- Medical Professionals
Health and Safety
- Inpatient Rehab
- Outpatient Rehab
- Treatment Center Map
- Inpatient vs Outpatient
- Treatment Myths
- Medications for Addiction
- Drug and Alcohol Detox
- Faith-Based Treatment
- Addiction Counselors
- Sober Living Homes
- Coping with Triggers
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- Holistic Therapy
- Experiential Therapy
- Motivational Enhancement Therapy
- Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Resources for Loved Ones
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.
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
- Alcohol Addiction
- Drug Addiction
- Prescription Drug Addiction
- Crystal Meth Addiction
- Heroin Addiction
WHO ADDICTION AFFECTS
- How Do I Know if I’m an Addict?
- How Much Does Drug Rehab Cost?
- How Long Does Rehab Take?
- How Long Does Alcohol Stay in Your Body?
- What Is a Gateway Drug?
- 12-Step Programs
- Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)
- Avoiding Relapse
- Students in Recovery
- Support During Recovery
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.
Recognizing the signs of addiction is the first step to getting help for yourself or guiding someone you care about to rehab.
Recognize the causes, symptoms, and consequences of an alcohol use disorder and learn about the treatment and recovery from alcoholism and life after rehab.
Learn about the most popular illicit drugs, common trends, the effects of drugs, and how to find help for drug abuse.
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.
Since eating disorder recovery and ongoing addiction are so closely related, experts often recommend co-occurring therapies.
While process addictions like this can look a lot like substance addictions, they aren’t always separate-but-equal entities.
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.
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.
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
ARS detox programs utilize the latest evidence-based resources to make the detoxification process as safe, comfortable, and effective as possible.
For individuals trying to overcome substance abuse or an eating disorder, residential treatment offers a respite from the stress and chaos of everyday life.
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.
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.
Learn about the cost of addiction treatment, insurance coverage and other payment options that make rehab affordable.
There are seven methods of intervention that are widely used and condoned as the most professional ways of managing addicted patients.
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.
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
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
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.
Although drug rehab facilities are state-regulated entities, they are also private enterprises, and services can vary widely.
Nice amenities and beautiful grounds are two options programs can use in order to attract teens and help them to stay engaged in care.
Treatment facilities have an executive and administrative staff that runs the day-to-day operations while the professional staff members provide the rehab 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.
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.
USA SITE LINKS
SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES
Above the Influence
Al Anon Family Groups – Alateen
Al-Anon Family Groups
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
College Drinking- Changing the Culture
Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
Drug Abuse Resistance Education
Drug Education for Professionals
Drug-Free America Foundation
Families Anonymous Recovery Fellowship
Get Smart About Drugs
Just Think Twice
Mental Health America
Mothers Against Drunk Driving
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SUBSTANCE ABUSE RESOURCES
ONLINE TREATMENT LOCATORS USA
Addiction Recovery Management Service (ARMS)
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
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
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
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.
Addiction Treatment Forum
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)
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
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.