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For Alcoholics/Addicts and Families:


About.com- Alcoholism
http://alcoholism.about.com/
About.com is a web-based resource on a variety of topics. The section dedicated to Alcoholism and addiction is a great learning tool for information about addiction as a disease, treatment and recovery.

About.com- Symptoms/Diagnosis
http://alcoholism.about.com/od/about/u/symptoms.htm
About.com provides self-assessment tools and quizzes to help diagnose symptoms of alcoholism and addiction.

Adult Children of Alcoholics
www.adultchildren.org
Adult Children of Alcoholics is a 12 Step, 12 Tradition program of women and men who grew up in alcoholic or otherwise dysfunctional homes. We meet with each other in a mutually respectful, safe environment and acknowledge our common experiences. We discover how childhood affected us in the past and influences us in the present ("The Problem"). We take positive action. By practicing the 12 Steps, focusing on "The Solution", and accepting a loving Higher Power of our understanding, we find freedom from the past and a way to improve our lives today.
 
Alcoholics Anonymous:
www.alcoholics-anonymous.org
Find an AA meeting in your area
Find an AA meeting online
Alcoholics Anonymous® (AA) is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Ashley encourages participation in AA for all recovering alcoholics, and includes recommendation that patients attend 90 AA meetings in the first 90 days following treatment to graduates of Ashley’s alcohol addiction program.
 
Al-anon and Alateen - Help for families of alcoholics:
www.al-anon.org
For over 50 years, Al-Anon (which includes Alateen for younger members) has been offering hope and help to families and friends of alcoholics. It is estimated that each alcoholic affects the lives of at least four other people... alcoholism is truly a family disease. No matter what relationship you have with an alcoholic, whether they are still drinking or not, all who have been affected by someone else's drinking can find solutions that lead to serenity in the Al-Anon/Alateen fellowship. Ashley encourages participation in Al-anon and Alateen for family members of patients and alumni, including family members who participate in our Family Wellness Program.

American Bar Association - Advice, education and support for legal professionals:

http://www.americanbar.org/groups/lawyer_assistance.html

This link is helpful for lawyers, judges, or other legal professionals who need advice, education, or support with drug and alcohol issues either for themselves, or their practices.


Chronic Pain Anonymous:
CPA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other so that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from the disabling effects of chronic pain and chronic illness. We believe that changing attitudes can aid recovery. The only requirement for membership is a desire to recover from the emotional and spiritual debilitation of chronic pain or chronic illness.

Co-dependents Anonymous:
www.coda.org
Co-Dependents Anonymous, a program of recovery from co-dependence, is a fellowship of men and women whose common purpose is to develop healthy relationships. The only requirement for membership is a desire for healthy and fulfilling relationships. The twelve steps and twelve traditions are used for knowledge and wisdom.
 
Continuing Care
Click here for descriptions of different continuing care treatment plans

Enabling an Alcoholic or Addict:
http://alcoholism.about.com/od/tests/a/quiz_enable.htm
Often good intentions and efforts actually enables an alcoholic or addict to continue their destructive behavior. About.com provides a quiz on whether or not your actions and reactions to an alcoholic or addict might be enabling their behavior.

Faces and Voices of Recovery
www.facesandvoicesofrecovery.org
Faces and Voices of Recovery is committed to organizing and mobilizing the millions of Americans in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction, our families, friends, and allies to speak with one voice. Our organization is dedicated to changing public perceptions of recovery, promoting effective public policy in Washington and in all 50 states, and demonstrating that recovery is working for millions of Americans. It is our collective strength that will ensure our success, and it is our mission to bring the power and proof of recovery to everyone in America.

Families Anonymous
www.familiesanonymous.org
The Families Anonymous (FA) purpose is to provide mutual support, and to offer a safe place to share experiences and concerns for relatives and friends of those who have alcohol, drug, or behavioral problems. FA is a 12 Step fellowship of support groups.
 
Interventions

About.com is a web-based resource on a variety of topics. The section dedicated to Interventions is a great source of information about interventions, stories of successful interventions and things that you'll want to avoid.

 
Join Together
http://www.drugfree.org/join-together
Since 1991, Join Together has supported community-based efforts to advance effective alcohol and drug policy, prevention, and treatment. Join Together leads initiatives to help communities respond to the harms caused by excessive alcohol and drug use and provides free internet services supporting their efforts. Join Together provides a variety of publications and recovery resources.
 
MADD
www.madd.org
MADD is a non-profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption - MADD's mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
 
Narcotics Anonymous
www.na.org
Find an NA meeting near you.
NA is a nonprofit fellowship or society of men and women for whom drugs had become a major problem. We meet regularly to help each other stay clean. We are not interested in what or how much you used but only in what you want to do about your problem and how we can help. Ashley encourages participation in NA for all recovering narcotic addicts, and includes a 90 NA meetings in the first 90 days following treatment recommendation to graduates of Ashley’s drug addiction program.

Nar-Anon
www.nar-anon.org
Nar-Anon is a 12 Step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of living with an addicted relative or friend. Nar-Anon's program of recovery is adapted from Narcotics Anonymous and uses Nar-Anon's 12 Steps and 12 Traditions. The only requirement to be a member and attend Nar-Anon meetings is that there is a problem of drugs or addiction in a relative or friend. Ashley supports Nar-Anon as a support option for family members and friends of Ashley patients and alumni.

National Association for Children of Alcoholics
www.nacoa.org
NACoA is the national nonprofit 501 (c) 3 membership and affiliate organization working on behalf of children of alcohol and drug dependent parents. Our mission is to advocate for all children and families affected by alcoholism and other drug dependencies. In a word, we help kids hurt by parental alcohol and drug use.

National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
www.naatp.org
For more than 25 years since its founding in 1978, the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), which represents nearly 275 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes), has acted as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the U.S.
 
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc.
www.ncadd.org
Founded in 1944 by Mrs. Marty Mann, a pioneer in the alcoholism field, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Inc. (NCADD) provides education, information, help, and hope to the public. It advocates prevention, intervention, and treatment through a nationwide network of Affiliates. In addition, NCADD operates a toll-free Hope Line (800-NCA-CALL) for information and referral and a National Intervention Network (800-654-HOPE) to educate and assist the families and friends of addicted persons.
 
National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov
The National Institute on Drug Abuse or (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.

Prescription Drug Abuse Information
Click here for Statistics and Facts
Click here for Safe Disposal
The above is a collection of websites that have good information about prescription drug abuse, or how to safely dispose of prescription medications in order to prevent abuse.

Shouting Inside
www.shoutinginside.com
Shouting Inside is a site dedicated to teenagers with alcoholic/addict parents. Posts are by teens, for teens offering each other support.
 
 

For Addiction Professionals:

American Society of Addiction Medicine:
www.asam.org
ASAM is the nation's medical specialty society dedicated to educating physicians and improving the treatment of individuals suffering from alcoholism and addictions."
 
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
www.samhsa.gov
The United States Department of Health and Human Services provides The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) mission is to build resilience and facilitate recovery for people with or at risk for substance abuse and mental illness.
 
Alcohol Policy MD
www.alcoholpolicymd.com
This website is dedicated to promoting physician and community action on alcohol and health. The organization envisions a world where underage alcohol use will be eliminated, and all people will be protected from the negative consequences of alcohol consumption, promotion and distribution.
 
Employee Assistance Professionals Association
www.eapassn.org
EAPA is the world’s largest, oldest, and most respected membership organization for employee assistance professionals. EAPA hosts an annual conference, publishes the Journal of Employee Assistance, and offers training and other resources to enhance the skills and success of its members and the stature of the employee assistance profession.
 
National Association for Addiction Professionals
www.naadac.org
NAADAC is the largest membership organization serving addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment and education. With nearly 11,000 members and 46 state affiliates, NAADAC's network of addiction professionals spans the United States and the world. NAADAC's members work to create healthier families and communities through prevention, intervention and quality treatment.
 
National Association of Science Writers
www.nasw.org
The National Association of Science Writers has a charter to "foster the dissemination of accurate information regarding science through all media normally devoted to informing the public.” Over the years, its officers have included both freelancers and employees of most of the major newspapers, wire services, magazines, and broadcast outlets in the country. Above all, NASW fights for the free flow of science news.
 
National Advisory Council Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholim
www.niaaa.nih.gov
The National Advisory Council Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism advises, and makes recommendations to the National Institute of Health on program and policy matters in the field of alcohol abuse and alcoholism.
 
National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers
www.naatp.org
For more than 25 years since its founding in 1978, the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers (NAATP), which represents nearly 275 not-for-profit and for-profit providers (free standing and hospital based programs, which offer a full continuum of care from outpatient, partial hospitalization and inpatient rehabilitation regimes), has acted as the voice of private alcoholism and drug dependency treatment programs throughout the U.S.
 
National Institute on Drug Abuse
www.nida.nih.gov
The National Institute on Drug Abuse or (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction.
 
Partnership for a Drug-Free America
www.drugfreeamerica.org
The Partnership for a Drug-Free America is a nonprofit coalition of communication, health, medical and educational professionals working to reduce illicit drug use and help people live healthy, drug-free lives.

Addiction Listing Services
www.addictionsearch.com
www.soberrecovery.com

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For Quitting Smoking:


About.com- Quit Smoking
http://quitsmoking.about.com/
About.com is a web-based resource on a variety of topics. The section dedicated to Smoking is a great resource for information about nicotine addiction, reasons to quit, tips, and being nicotine-free in recovery..

FamilyDoctor.org
www.familydoctor.org
FamilyDoctor.org is a web-based resource for a variety of health topics. This section is about quitting smoking while in recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction.

National Institute on Drug Abuse- Tobacco Addiction
http://www.nida.nih.gov/researchreports/nicotine/nicotine.html
The National Institute on Drug Abuse or (NIDA) is part of the National Institutes of Health. Its mission is to lead the Nation in bringing the power of science to bear on drug abuse and addiction. This specific section is about the effects of nicotine addiction.

Nicotine Anonymous:
www.nicotine-anonymous.org
Find a meeting in your area.
NA meetings in the Mid-Atlantic Region
Nictotine Anonymous® (AA) is a 12 Step fellowship of men and women helping each other live nicotine-free lives. Nicotine Anonymous welcomes all who are seeking freedom from nicotine addiction.

Tobacco Cessation:
www.tobacco-cessation.org
Smoking Cessation.org is a great resource to to learn what you need to know about quitting smoking. It provides tools and tips to overcome nicotine addiction, the health risks of smoking, and why you should quit.

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