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Addiction Blog is a network of mental health professionals who write about current trends in substance abuse disorders and their treatment. Their mission is to inform patients and their families about alcohol, drug, and prescription drug addiction, as well as to give readers hope through treatment.
http://addictionblog.org - 1-Apr-2015 - Hits: 131 - Rate This | Details
Addiction Recovery Guide: Your Internet Guide to Recovery
A recovery resource for drug and alcohol addiction including an active message board, evaluation, recovery programs, treatment locators, residential treatment centers and holistic approaches including acupuncture, biofeedback, hypnosis, meditation, nutrition and yoga. The site subscribes to the HONcode principles.
https://www.addictionrecoveryguide.org/ - 16-Apr-2004 - Hits: 3613 - Rate This | Details
Addiction Research Foundation
Addiction Research Foundation's mission is to improve treatment outcomes of alcohol and drug addiction treatment for persons with substance abuse disorders.
A survey is provided that is designed to gather information that could be beneficial in determining the most successful ways that people are able to succeed after treatment.
http://www.addictionresearchfoundation.org/ - 18-Jun-2015 - Hits: 340 - Rate This | Details
The goal of Addiction Resource is to provide a wealth of information to promote education about substance abuse and motivate the ones who may be suffering to seek the support they need.
Content includes general resources, such as drug and alcohol addiction self-assessments, intended to help identify signs and risks of addiction in yourself or loved ones. Addiction Resource is not directly affiliated with any treatment facilities, but does encourage those looking for treatment to utilize the SAMHSA treatment services locator.
https://addictionresource.com/ - 24-Aug-2016 - Hits: 203 - Rate This | Details
Addiction Resource Guide
Addiction Resource Guide is an independent Internet publisher. The directory provides in-depth information about treatment facilities presented in a standardized format (includes facility name, location type of program, and types of special populations).
http://www.addictionresourceguide.com/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 1671 - Rate This | Details
A place for addicts, recovering addicts and friends and family of addicts to share their stories of brokenness and hope. Their mission is to destroy the stigma of addiction.
Site content includes personal narratives, recovery science and technology news, opinion pieces and more.
https://addictionunscripted.com/ - 2-Jul-2015 - Hits: 254 - Rate This | Details
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (Canada)
Alberta Alcohol and Drug Abuse Commission (AADAC), an agency of the Government of Alberta, operates and funds information, prevention and treatment services to help Albertans with alcohol, other drug and gambling problems.
http://www.albertahealthservices.ca/?from=aadac - 9-Sep-2006 - Hits: 636 - Rate This | Details
Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse
The Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA) is Canada's national addictions agency. Our mission is to provide objective, evidence-based information and advice that will help reduce the health, social and economic harm associated with substance abuse and addictions. (En Francais et Anglais--In French and English)
http://www.ccsa.ca/Pages/default.aspx - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 558 - Rate This | Details
Consumer Affairs Guide to Rehab Centers
Drug and alcohol addictions are difficult to overcome without help, and there are many rehab centers that offer treatment programs for people who are ready to stop using. To aid in this process Consumer Affairs provides an overview of drug and alcohol treatment services and features as well as individual treatment center reviews.
https://www.consumeraffairs.com/health/drug-and-alcohol-rehab-centers/#guide-features - 19-Oct-2015 - Hits: 273 - Rate This | Details
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/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 649 - Rate This | Details
DrugRehab.com is an online initiative of Advanced Recovery Systems, designed to help people and families affected by addiction overcome the disease and other co-occurring disorders. The web resource provides essential tools and information to facilitate the recovery process. The website covers different aspects of addiction, including co-occurring disorders, such as post-traumatic stress disorder. With a special page dedicated to PTSD, the site provides information on the different types of PTSD, symptoms, causes and successful treatment options. The website also provides a list of addiction treatment centers that are equipped with medical professionals who promote a safe, secure and healing environment. The staff includes doctors, nurses, dietitians, therapists, caseworkers and education counselors.
https://www.drugrehab.com/ - 28-Sep-2015 - Hits: 309 - Rate This | Details
Ireland-focused site Drugs.ie offers professionals and individuals advice, education, and training on drugs and substance abuse issues.
http://www.drugs.ie/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 561 - Rate This | Details
Dual Diagnosis Website
The Dual Diagnosis Website provides on-line resources for providers, consumers and their friends and families who are interested in co-occurring disorders. It is relevant to all profiles of people who have co-occurring mental illness and substance disorders and substance disorders and mental health issues. Included at the web site are full text articles and book chapters; a directory of treatment services free of charge where one can list their program or search for programs; a glossary of terms; a bulletin board; resource links; up-coming events and more.
http://users.erols.com/ksciacca/index.html - 26-Nov-2007 - Hits: 788 - Rate This | Details
Go Ask Alice!
Go Ask Alice! is the health question and answer Internet service produced by Alice!, Columbia University's Health Promotion Program - a division of Health Services at Columbia. Alice answers questions about relationships; sexuality; sexual health; emotional health; fitness; nutrition; alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs; and, general health.
http://goaskalice.columbia.edu/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 682 - Rate This | Details
HBO Documentary on Addictions
HBO has recently done a series of documentaries on Addiction. Here are some of the highlights, which are free to view on the internet: Film Opening: http://www.hbo.com/addiction/thefilm/centerpiece/611_film_opening.html What is addiction? http://www.hbo.com/addiction/thefilm/supplemental/6212_what_is_addiction.html Understanding Relapse: http://www.hbo.com/addiction/thefilm/supplemental/6213_understanding_relapse.html Other highlights (Click on the corresponding tabs to view these pieces): "Interview with Nora D. Volkow, MD" (discussing addiction). "Interview with Kathleen T. Brady, MD, PhD" (addresses dual diagnosis). "Interview with L.Willenbring, MD" (deals specifically with the issue of alcoholism). "Interview with Michael L. Dennis, PhD" (addresses the issue of adolescents with addiction problems).
http://www.hbo.com/addiction/thefilm/supplemental/6212_what_is_addiction.html - 26-Jun-2007 - Hits: 996 - Rate This | Details
She's in Recovery
Online resources and community for the women in recovery. "The (addicted) woman is attacked not only for her failure at motherhood, but for her abandonment of more general nurturing and caretaking functions that are at the core of the female role. 'Good' women are primarily concerned with the needs and welfare of others... and when women are no longer willing or able to serve.... - even for reasons beyond (their) control -- the response is usually not support or sympathy...." Those words were penned by author Marian Sandmaier, in her book THE INVISIBLE ALCOHOLICS, in 1980.
http://www.shesinrecovery.com/ - 14-Aug-2004 - Hits: 848 - Rate This | Details
Shopping Addiction - Compulsive Spending - Shopaholics
Stopping Overshopping helps shopaholics stop compulsive spending behavior. April Benson provides counseling for compulsive shoppers, including a program which helps beat their shopping and spending addiction.
http://www.shopaholicnomore.com/ - 19-Oct-2008 - Hits: 419 - Rate This | Details
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
The Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS) is the Federal agency within the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) that leads national efforts to improve prevention and mental health treatment services for all Americans. CMHS pursues its mission by helping States improve and increase the quality and range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services for people with mental health problems, their families and communities.
https://www.samhsa.gov/ - 29-Dec-2005 - Hits: 582 - Rate This | Details
Talk to FRANK (UK)
Free, confidential advice and information on drugs. 24 hours a day free confidential advice on drugs. Email advice on drugs. A to Z list of substances explains appearance and use, effects, chances of getting hooked, health risks and UK law.
http://www.talktofrank.com/ - 5-Sep-2006 - Hits: 423 - Rate This | Details
The Addiction Show
The Addiction Show with Shira Goldberg, BSc., Sober Coach offers a different look at addiction, recovery and everything in between. Guests of the show discuss their own unique ways of recovery so that others may benefit from their special insights. Methods range from evidence-based, non-12-step services one week, to motivational speakers the next.
http://www.theaddictionshow.com/ - 30-Dec-2013 - Hits: 364 - Rate This | Details
Twelve Step Journaling
Whether you are in Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), Narcotics Anonymous (NA), Al-Anon, Overeaters Anonymous (OA) or another twelve step program or none at all, journaling is known to be a very important tool that will bring clarity and health to your day-to-day life. There are many additional benefits to journaling using Twelvestepjournaling.com recovery tools.
At Twelvestepjournaling.com, you can create Public Groups, Private Groups or you can work alone in your Online Personal Journal.
http://twelvestepjournaling.com/ - 19-Jan-2013 - Hits: 340 - Rate This | Details
What Am I Doing This For?
What Am I Doing This For? is an addiction phenomenological research experiment designed using a series of guided questions to probe the meaning behind your addiction.
https://whatamidoingthisfor.com/ - 15-Jul-2016 - Hits: 132 - Rate This | Details
Workit Health builds innovative products and programs to help people overcome addictive behaviors. Their website contains news and insights on addiction treatment as it intersects with healthcare, design, human resources, technology and individual experiences.
https://www.workithealth.com/ - 20-Sep-2016 - Hits: 95 - Rate This | Details