American Society of Addiction Medicine The American Society of Addiction Medicine is an association of physicians dedicated to improving the treatment of alcoholism and other addictions, educating physicians and medical students, promoting research and prevention, and enlightening and informing the medical community and the public about these issues. The Society serves its members by providing opportunities for education and sharing of experiences, and by promoting the development of a body of professional knowledge and literature to enhance the quality and increase the availability of appropriate health care for people affected by the addictions. http://www.asam.org/ -
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Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies The Distance Learning Center for Addiction Studies (DLCAS) is an internet based educational service that provides comprehensive training and information in the field of addiction studies. Stay current with the advances of the field, maintain credentials, and obtain educational training hours in the comfort and convenience of your own home or office. http://www.dlcas.com/ -
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findapsychologist.org The National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology recently launched a free psychologist referral website to promote access to top quality psychologists.
The National Register has screened the 12,000 psychologists listed on www.findapsychologist.org to make sure they are licensed and have completed a doctoral degree in psychology, a qualified internship and postdoctoral training. In addition, we rigorously monitor disciplinary action data from state licensing boards. Any changes to the database are reflected on www.findapsychologist.org immediately.
The National Register is an independent, non-profit organization that was created in 1974 with the help of the American Psychological Association and the American Board of Professional Psychology. Today, the National Register is the leading source of information on nationally credentialed psychologists in health care. For more information about the National Register, visit www.nationalregister.org. http://www.findapsychologist.org -
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Hazelden Hazelden provides men, women, and teens with effective alcohol and drug addiction treatment. Alcohol and drug rehab programs and publications are grounded in 12 Steps philosophy for lifelong recovery. Founded in 1949, Hazelden pioneered the model of care for drug addiction and alcoholism treatment that is now used around the world. In addition to operating treatment centers in Minnesota, Oregon, New York, and Illinois, Hazelden offers publishing, research, and professional education. http://www.hazelden.org/ -
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The National Problem Gambling Helpline Network (800.522.4700) is available tollfree 24 hours a day, 7 days a week everywhere in the U.S. All calls are strictly confidential. When you call the helpline, a counselor will listen to your concerns, answer your questions about problem gambling, and help provide you with services in your area that may include counselors, self help groups, treatment centers, and a variety of other resources.
At the Web site search for Counselors, Residential Treatment Facilities, and State Affiliates. Take the Problem Gambling Self Quiz if you wonder if your gambling has become a problem in your life.
Administers the National Certified Gambling Counselor (NCGC) credential. A credential for treatment providers who have met the requirements of the National Gambling Counselor Certification Board.